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Re: highlight failed part of isearch input

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: highlight failed part of isearch input
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2008 15:31:15 -0800

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

  > > I don't care which hue (green, red, blue, magenta, cyan, yellow) we use, 
  > > the difference in value (brightness) from the normal background should be
  > > slight - noticeable, but slight.
  > I agree that IndianRed1 is too loud color, but OTOH Plum is too mild and
  > lifeless.  However, taking into account all your arguments it is possible
  > to find a suitable color on the whole color space.
  > First, I think we should use red hue since this is used for error strings
  > usually.  As for lightness, on a light background it is better to shift it
  > to the maximum, because darker colors looks dirty on a light background.
  > So we are left with the single axis of saturation.  There we have three
  > named colors: "IndianRed1", "brown1" and "RosyBrown1".  First two are
  > too saturated, and "RosyBrown1" (#ffc1c1) is too close to the default
  > background color.  So I think we could use a color with the numeric notation
  > #ff8888.  This color looks good, and black text on it is readable.

Please no #f!#%@, use a readable color name, there's plenty of them...

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