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Re: a dark theme?


From: Sharon Kimble
Subject: Re: a dark theme?
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:35:51 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.92 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Sharon Kimble <address@hidden> writes:
>
> Hi Sharon,
>
>> I'm hoping that someone can advise me, I'm looking for a theme to use
>> with emacs and gnus which has a dark background, but also allows me to
>> read all the text in a gmail which currently appears as nearly-white
>> on a slightly-grey background.
>
> I don't think that has anything to do with themes, but SHR which renders
> HTML mail in Gnus just picks bad colors to confirm with what's declared
> in the HTML text.  But you can force it to require more contrast like
> so:
>
>   (setq shr-color-visible-distance-min 10
>         shr-color-visible-luminance-min 60)
>
> With that, I'm pretty satisfied with the results.  (I'm the author of
> the tsdh-{light,dark} themes and switch between dark and light every
> half a year.)
>

Brilliant, thank you very much, that little code snippet has completely
sorted the problem out! I can now read my emails in my gmail inbox with
no problems at all, thanks.

Sharon.
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