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Re: Can you change default emacs colors?


From: Daireus Mann
Subject: Re: Can you change default emacs colors?
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 10:39:22 -0700

Ok, this is going to sound really dumb, but remember im a total noob.
where exactaly do i enter these commands?
if i just type ;; then it puts me on the scratch sheet and that does nothing
right?
Thanks for the help btw!
"Ola Nilsson" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:address@hidden
> Hello,
>
> "Daireus Mann" <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hi,
> > I just started using Linux and emacs and i was wondering if there was
anyway
> > to change the default color scheme. I am using red hat 9 and what ever
emacs
> > comes with that. I want to change the backround to black and the black
text
> > white, everything else can stay the same.
> > Thanks!
>
> Try something like this in your emacs:
>
> ;;setup colors
> (set-background-color "black")
> (set-foreground-color "white")
>
> (setq default-frame-alist
>   '((width . 120)
>     (height . 69)
>     (background-color . "black")
>     (foreground-color . "white")
>     ;; (font . "-*-Courier New-normal-r-*-*-11-82-96-96-c-*-iso8859-1")))
>     ))
>
> I don't think you need both, but I use one (the top) for my none-X
(emacs -nw)
> emacses, and the bottom one for my X emacses.
>
> In the default-frame-alist you can also see a way of setting the default
frame
> size and an, out commented, way of selecting a font.
>
> Does anyone know where you find a list of possible color choices? These
where
> rewritten with black/white, I normally use "lemon chiffon" and
"DodgerBlue4",
> but I don't know all the options.
>
> Regards,
> --
> /Ola Nilsson




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