Color Picker Plugin


This plugin adds an inline color preview/picker to colors in the text (e.g., #FFFFFF, white).

To load this plugin open Kate's configuration dialog under SettingsConfigure Kate.... Then select Color Picker and close the dialog.


On the Color Picker settings page in Kate's configuration, you can configure the following options of the plugin behavior.

Show preview for known color names

Whether to show the color picker for known color names (e.g., skyblue). See this page for the list of colors.

Place preview after text color

Whether to place the inline preview after text color in the text.

Hex color matching

Here, you can choose the best matching option for the colors used in your code.