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The solarized project has a nice iTerm2 color scheme. Anyone know how to make those?

Sure, it's just an XML file with values in it but it's a pain to edit that.

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The files are preference lists which can be edited with Xcode (or other preference list editors).

Apart from that, you can simply pick the values in the Preferences » Colors section, then export the theme. Click Load Presets…, then Export.

This has the advantage of being able to see the colors change in real-time.

If you're up for a little programming, somebody created a Groovy script that works in conjunction with Adobe Kuler to generate color schemes: Kuler iTerm2 Themes with Groovy Scripting

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Yes, that helps a bit. The plist editor in xcode still only shows me the raw values that are present in the XML file, though. – Honza Pokorny Feb 18 '13 at 19:34
Yeah, you could probably only use a color picker to insert the proper values in Xcode, but to be honest I don't think there's a better way to edit the colors other than through iTerm itself. I updated my answer with another link to an interesting programmatic solution of the problem. – slhck Feb 18 '13 at 19:41

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