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Re: emacs -nw -f shell prompt way too blue


From: Johan Bockgård
Subject: Re: emacs -nw -f shell prompt way too blue
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 02:00:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090013 (Oort Gnus v0.13) Emacs/21.2 (sparc-sun-solaris2.8)

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

> Gentlemen, I get a pleasing blue prompt when I do
> $ emacs --no-site-file -q -f shell
> however, with
> $ emacs --no-site-file -q -f shell -nw
> we're talking way too dark blue.  To dark to be readable here on my
> terminal where I've slightly turned the juice down 'to save the bulb',
> but anyway, can't you pick a color as bright as the one when one
> doesn't use -nw?

Emacs doesn't know that your terminal has a dark background if you
don't tell it.

Try
emacs --no-site-file -q --eval "(setq frame-background-mode 'dark)" -f shell -nw

You have a line to that effect in your .emacs.

/Johan




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