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Re: lynx-dev lynx color and screen

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx color and screen
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 21:41:52 -0400 (EDT)

> I just discovered why lynx wasn't showing color all of a sudden the 
> other day.  When I run lynx from my shell prompt 
> I get color (lynx built with slang and with show_color set to "always"). 
> However, when I run lynx from inside screen, no matter 
> what I do the color won't show. 
> So this is probably a screen problem and not a lynx problem??? 
'screen' can be configured to use color (I do that at work, since it's
faster to flip through related windows on the same xterm than to move the
mouse ;-).
> Does anyone understand the workings of screen and if so, 
it's in the man-page for screen.

> can you tell me if there's a workaround?  Does screen have it's 
> own term database or something?  How does screen interact with slang 
> and/or ncurses? 
> Oh well -- at least I found out where the problem was. 
> Any and all info welcome!  Thanx! 
> --le 

Thomas E. Dickey

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