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Re: lynx-dev Re: How do I get the background to be white instead of grey
Re: lynx-dev Re: How do I get the background to be white instead of grey?
Tue, 25 Apr 2000 20:35:37 -0500 (CDT)
On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, David Woolley wrote:
> > > However, I cannot set the background to the purest white (or should that
> > > be brightwhite).
> > That's a fundamental limitation of PC character mode display hardware;
> > There are three bits each of foreground and background colour, 1 bit
> > of foreground intensity and one bit which can either be blink or
> > underscore. Note there is no background intensity bit.
> I believe that slang for DOS uses the blink bit for intensity, hence
> the bright background when lynx is compiled with slang.
With or without the -blink option?
-blink force high intensity bg colors in color mode
(Only available if compiled with slang)
For me (talking about Unix-slang), this has the desired effect in rxvt.
In other environments, it either has no effect, or actually makes text