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Re: do you have a 256 color test you could share?

From: Bret Harry
Subject: Re: do you have a 256 color test you could share?
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:52:45 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi Patrick,

I believe there is a test program in ncurses that does this, see test/ncurses 
and choose option c. On my system I have to set these environment variables:

  export TERM=xterm-256color
  export TERMINFO=/lib/terminfo/


On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 06:18:33PM -0400, Patrick wrote:
> Hi Everyone
> I have found some terminal tests such as vttest that do not deal
> with color and I have found little test programs that showcase the
> 256 colors that several terminals I have installed are capable of
> but these test programs use ANSI escape sequences.
> Does anyone happen to have a little program to test 256 colors in
> foreground and background that you could share with me that is
> ncurses based? I have different terminals giving 88 for the COLORS
> value while the 256 ANSI escape programs show 256. If I had a know
> test program and a known terminal that it would work in, then I
> could probably troubleshoot some of the problems I am having.
> Thanks for reading-Patrick
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