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Sunset : Automatically set background on local sunrise/sunset time.

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created by
Alastair Touw
 
script type
utility
 
description
INTRODUCTION:

Sunset automatically sets 'background' when the sun rises and sets, and also when you start Vim. When the sun is up, or rises, it'll 'set background=light'. When the sun is down, or sets, it'll 'set background=dark'.

Sunset can also change your 'colorscheme', your Powerline (https://github.com/Lokaltog/vim-powerline) theme, or anything else you can think of. See 'sunset_daytime_callback()' and 'sunset_nighttime_callback()' in the documentation for details.

So as not to interrupt you, Sunset waits for four seconds (on the CursorHold event) after you've pressed a key or left insert mode before changing the background. If you change your background during the day or night, it'll respect that.

CONTRIBUTIONS:

If you feel that Sunset can be improved, pull requests and issues are appreciated and humbly requested, on Github at: http://github.com/amdt/sunset

REQUIREMENTS:

Vim compiled with +float support. Use ':version' to check if this feature is available in your build.

Requires a system with 'strftime()', with the following format options:
- %j returns the current day of the year.
- %H returns the current hour of the day in 24-hour time.
- %M returns the current minute of the hour.

A colorscheme with both light and dark variants, such as Solarized (http://github.com/altercation/vim-colors-solarized) or Hemisu (http://github.com/noahfrederick/Hemisu).
 
install details
Installation is provided here with a Vimball. See ':help vimball' for installation instructions. If you prefer a package manager or manual install, please see the previously mentioned Github page.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
sunset-2.0.1.vmb 2.0.1 2014-05-08 7.3 Alastair Touw Fixed an issue where versions of Vim greater than 7.4.260 would not allow this script to run. (https://github.com/amdt/sunset/issues/8)
sunset-2.0.0.vmb 2.0.0 2013-01-12 7.3 Alastair Touw - Sunset now switches your background (or calls your callbacks) mid-way
  through Civil Twilight time.
- *Note:* Sunset 2.0.0 breaks compatibility with previous versions of
  Sunset for users of the `sunset_callback()` callback.
  'sunset_daytime_callback()' and 'sunset_nighttime_callback()' are
  unaffected.
sunset-1.2.1.vmb 1.2.1 2012-11-22 7.3 Alastair Touw - Fix table of contents numbering in documentation.
sunset-1.2.0.vmb 1.2.0 2012-11-05 7.3 Alastair Touw - GetLatestVimScripts-compatible.
- New behaviour with 'sunset_daytime_callback()' and 'sunset_nighttime_callback()'.
- sunset_callback() has been deprecated and will be removed in the next release.
sunset-1.1.0.vmb 1.1.0 2012-10-28 7.3 Alastair Touw Added 'sunset_callback()'.
sunset-1.0.3.vmb 1.0.3 2012-10-20 7.3 Alastair Touw Initial upload
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