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Re: Modify a font colour that has no colour name

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Modify a font colour that has no colour name
Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 17:41:07 +0100

>>>>> On Mon, 2 Dec 2019 10:23:52 -0500, jonetsu <> said:

    jonetsu> On Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:13:42 +0100
    jonetsu> Robert Pluim <> wrote:

    >> No code needed: C-u C-x = will tell you which face is being used by
    >> the character under point.

    jonetsu> On the first screen, yes.  Where it shows:

    jonetsu>   There are text properties here:
    jonetsu>   face                 org-link

    jonetsu> 'org-link' is a link itself.  Clicking it gives another screen, 
    jonetsu> two links at the top:

    jonetsu> Face: org-link (sample) (customize this face)

    jonetsu> Clicking 'customize this face' gives another screen which shows the
    jonetsu> well-known field where to enter the colour name.  On that screen
    jonetsu> 'Inherit' is enabled and in lieu of the colour the following is 

    jonetsu> Face: (sample) link

    jonetsu> 'link' is where the colour name would be.  Changing 'link' for an
    jonetsu> actual colour name it does not give good results.  Hence my 

'Inherit' means 'inherit everything from this named face'. If you want
to set the colour directly, you should click on 'Show All Attributes',
and then set the 'Foreground' attribute as desired.


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