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ps-print-*-with-faces doesn't recognize dark background + light foregrou


From: Ted Stern
Subject: ps-print-*-with-faces doesn't recognize dark background + light foreground
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 09:32:25 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (sparc-sun-solaris2.8)

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In GNU Emacs 21.2.2 (sparc-sun-solaris2.8, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
 of 2002-03-26 on luiser.wc.cray.com
configured using `configure  
--with-ungif=/sw/gen/sparc-sun-solaris2.8/libungif/4.1.0b1 
--with-jpeg=/sw/gen/sparc-sun-solaris2.8/libjpeg/6b 
--with-png=/sw/gen/sparc-sun-solaris2.8/libpng/1.2.1 
--with-tiff=/sw/gen/sparc-sun-solaris2.8/libtiff/3.5.7 
--with-xpm=/sw/gen/sparc-sun-solaris2.8/libxpm/3.4k 
--prefix=/sw/gen/sparc-sun-solaris2.8/emacs/21.2'
Important settings:
  value of $LC_ALL: nil
  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
  value of $LC_TIME: nil
  value of $LANG: C
  locale-coding-system: nil
  default-enable-multibyte-characters: nil

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:


    When using a dark background with a white foreground,
    ps-print-\(buffer\|region\)-with-faces doesn't recognize that the default
    foreground color should be black instead of white.

    This behavior seems to have started in Emacs 21.1, because Emacs 20.X was
    fine in this regard.

    As a simple test, try the following:

    emacs -q --no-site-file -fg white -bg black somefile.txt

    M-x ps-print-buffer-with-faces

    The text will be printed on the page using a white foreground, which
    obviously doesn't show up on a white piece of paper.  Even if the
    foreground isn't completely white, a light foreground is still nearly
    impossible to read on white paper.

-- 
 Ted Stern                           Engineering Applications
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