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Re: Xterm and Readline (was: select large text with mouse)

From: imputerate
Subject: Re: Xterm and Readline (was: select large text with mouse)
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 22:43:03 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 14, 12:39 am, imputerate <address@hidden> wrote:
> > imputerate promised to:
> > >> plow through the .Xresources,
> > > > .Xdefaults configurations for xterm and emacs;
> > joel replied:
> > > X resources are not the only way to configure the Emacs display,
> > > although they are the best I've found for setting the default face and
> > > background.  Same goes in xterm: it's much better than putting "-fg
> > > white -bg black -geometry..." in every desktop icon or making it an
> > > alias.
> > imputerate writes:
> > yes; i think so too; i have only face and background for xterm and
> > emacs in .Xresources, but i wonder if .Xdefaults is also sourced by
> > some of xterm/bash, anyway for root.
> > can someone direct me to a discussion of the priorities which obtain
> > among all these config files; for, example, i understand from several
> > posts here and there that .Xresources preempts .emacs; thanks,
> > imputerate
> update from imputerate:
>  i just set, in .Xresources, a distinctive face for both emacs and
> xterm. the face showed up in emacs, buy NOT in the xterm/bash window;
> does that say something about who's telling  whom what to do? imp.

OUCH!  sorry; i was wrong. the changes DID show up in a new xterm/bash
window; does that mean i should have a "resource" line in
my .Xresources file? imp[ortunate].

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