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Re: Colors through Putty


From: Paulo J. Matos
Subject: Re: Colors through Putty
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 09:18:17 +0000

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: "Paulo J. Matos" <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 14:12:33 +0000
>>
>> I have to access emacs from a Windows ssh shell (chose Putty) and the
>> terminal shows absolutely no colors.
>
> It works for me.
>
> What do you have as the value of $TERM variable when you login via
> PuTTY?  It might be set to something that dupes Emacs into thinking
> it's a terminal that doesn't support colors.
>

It says xterm.

> Also, make sure the options on the "Colours" tab in the PuTTY
> configuration for your session are set up correctly, as to not disable
> colors.
>
>> Is there a way to configure emacs to be coloured through Putty?
>
> If your PuTTY session is set up correctly, and if $TERM says something
> sensible, the color support should happen automatically.  You don't
> need to tell Emacs anything.
>
>

Not only emacs doesn't show any colours but even though I can see
colours in the terminal when doing ls or so, if the lines is too long
it start eating the lines above and everything gets very messy.



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http://www.pmatos.net




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