OSX COCOA THEME

Hey guys I first would like to thank JetBrains for creating such amazing products and for providing excellent customer service.
This tread is not intended to be about creating another theme. I actually am very excited about the two themes available [dark, light].
However I want to give the design team a few suggest, specifically for the OSX version of PHP Storm, Web Storm and maybe others.

In OSX most app have a more rich and beautiful look which version 6.0 has however I feel that the light version is about 10 to 20% from perfection.
I would like to now show you a few examples of other applications which use the native OSX theme called COCOA.

http://macapper.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/expresso-projects.pnghttp://www.sequelpro.com/assets/images/NewTabs.jpg
I love the way you guys have so far created the light theme, what I don't like is that its so bright it hurts to stair at it I suggest using native themes for Project: File Manager and FTP
http://devnet.jetbrains.net/servlet/JiveServlet/showImage/2-5460857-30980/skel.png
The above picture shows how bright the file manager and console looks.


As far as dark theme or "Dracula" that theme is amazing and I would leave it alone or perhaps match the gray tone to look more like Adobe Photoshop's Dark theme but well that's another topic I'll include a picture bellow just incase of interest.
http://down.cd/images/apps/Adobe-Photoshop-CS6-13.0-Pre-Release-6583.png

Anyway's I just click on the suggest feedback and that's why I'm here just to give my feedback, my opinion!!!

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Hello Emar and thank you for your proposals.
We can't use Cocoa on 100% because all our IDEs are Java based. There are some java libraries providing UI similar to native Mac OS X UI, but they require a big effort to use them with IntelliJ platform. Anyway, we're on a way to make IntelliJ looks better on different platforms. You've probably noticed native alert messages and file choosers.

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Thanks for taking the time to read my feedback. I'm sure you guys are doing your best and I appreciate it.
The default white color in the file manager, ftp manger and console are the ones that bug me the most.
The white color could be replaced with a darker color so that the user can appreciate the code editor, I just think the code should be the focus of the program.

Also I have a feature request:
Could you guys please allow me to double click on files to rename them in the file and ftp manager. <-- this would make things easier I hate having to right click and doing refractors :)



In the future it would be nice if there was an option to minify js and css on upload so I can upload files in compressed format while keep my local files with comments etc untouched.
Also better html formatting I noticed text losing blank space on wrapping and if I played with settings then it wouldn't format [div] correctly or any object.


Thanks again!!!

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Also I have a feature request:
Could you guys please allow me to double click on files to rename them in the file and ftp manager. <-- this would make things easier I hate having to right click and doing refractors :)

You don't need to use right mouse button, just press Shift+F6 for rename refactoring.You can also change this shortcut in Settings | Keymap.

In the future it would be nice if there was an option to minify js and css on upload so I can upload files in compressed format while keep my local files with comments etc untouched.
Also better html formatting I noticed text losing blank space on wrapping and if I played with settings then it wouldn't format [div] correctly or any object.

Could you please file a new feature request and a bug about this to our tracker?

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