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Re: Colors in xterm?

From: Jaroslav Hajek
Subject: Re: Colors in xterm?
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2010 06:52:13 +0200

On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 3:37 AM, Alasdair McAndrew <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> I use Octave within a color xterm in linux (actually I use Gnome Terminal,
> but an xterm would be as good).  I can get a color prompt, with
> PS1 ('\[\e[31m\]\s:\#>\[\e[0m\]')
> What I want to know is: can Octave be configured to display other colors:
> say different colors for input/output/variables/strings/help etc?  It would
> make for a very pleasant user experience, as well as being excellent for
> teaching and display.

You may want to check out this "colorboard" function from the
miscellaneous package (attached).


RNDr. Jaroslav Hajek, PhD
computing expert & GNU Octave developer
Aeronautical Research and Test Institute (VZLU)
Prague, Czech Republic

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