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Re: lynx-dev teraterm

From: David Combs
Subject: Re: lynx-dev teraterm
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 21:39:44 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.4i

On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 11:48:16PM -0700, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> > MSKERMIT is generally acknowledged to have the best terminal emulation
> > for DOS, and should work with ncurses on the unix host. You still
> > shouldn't see color, however, unless you use a terminfo file with
> > color defined. I generally use the vt320 emulation, rather than a
> Just to clarify what I wrote earlier, you won't see full color without
> the terminfo/termcap file showing color, but you can set MSKERMIT
> to show whatever colors you wish for normal text and for underlined
> text. Foreground and background colors are reversed when reversed is
> called in the terminfo/termcap. Bold gives high intensity foreground
> color. I have my settings (purely personal preference) as: normal
> text (cyan on black), underlined (white on brown). This gives the
> lynx selected link (reversed and underlined) as black on cyan and
> the WHEREIS (reverse, underlined, and bold) as yellow on light gray.
> I don't know why the selected hyperlink doesn't come out brown on
> light gray, but it looks like the underline part of the setting gets
> ignored. The other MSKERMIT setting which I needed to get color to
> look correct for me was to erase in the current color. These settings
> in the initialization file come out as:
> set terminal color 20 36 40
> set terminal under 20 37 43
> set terminal erase current
> For instructions on setting the colors, from within MSKERMIT type 
> "set color ?".

I'm using "C-Kermit" -- does it and mskermit use the
same commands, etc (as far as you know)?



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