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Re: (error Undefined color lightyellow)


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: (error Undefined color lightyellow)
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 14:23:57 +0200 (IST)

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002 address@hidden wrote:

> I am receiving Undefined color for grey95 and light yellow on
> solaris8/intel and Solaris 2.6/sparc when using the help menu --
> specifically browsing the info manuals.

These colors are used by the tooltips (a.k.a. ``balloon help''), so the 
problem happens when Emacs wants to display a tooltip, e.g., to explain a 
menu item.

> The X11 rgb.txt file appears to be using "light yellow" instead.

I thought blanks (and letter case) are insignificant in X color names.  
Aren't they?

FWIW, I don't have any problems with grey95 and lightyellow on Solaris 2.8.

Is it possible that some other program running on the same system uses up 
too many colors, thus preventing Emacs from using them?



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