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Re: [Lynx-dev] enable color style in windows version

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] enable color style in windows version
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 06:01:42 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 11:48:57PM -0400, Lawrence Armstrong wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Thomas Dickey" <address@hidden>
> To: "Lawrence Armstrong" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 5:59 AM
> Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] enable color style in windows version
> >On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 10:56:38PM -0400, Lawrence Armstrong wrote:
> >>I have compiled Lynx 2.8.6 dev 18 with Visual C++ 6.0 and pdcurses 2.6. 
> >>I
> >>have gotten everything set up like I wanted and working, but the one 
> >>thing
> >>that didn't take effect in my Lynx batch file is my custom style sheet. 
> >>From
> >>what I've read, you must enable color style by running the configure 
> >>script.
> >>Since I'm not using Cygwin to compile this, I have no way of running this
> >>script.  Can I enable this any other way?  Just out of curiousity, is it
> >>possible to write a batch file in the Windows command line (DOS box) that
> >>will duplicate the configure script?  Or is bash just way to functional 
> >>to be
> >>converted to a DOS batch file.  I haven't looked at the text of the 
> >>configure
> >>script yet.
> >
> >For visual C++, I use makefile.msc (make-msc.bat), and using a batch file
> >to override settings in makefile.msc, I produce versions using 
> >color-style,
> >no color style, winsock 1 and 2, pdcurses and slang...
> >
> >-- 
> I have compiled Lynx 2.8.6dev.18 with PDCurses 2.6 with color_style enabled. 
> My style sheets now work!  I'm sad to report that, like 2.8.5, when bringing
> up an external program such as system editor after you exit the editor and
> return to Lynx, the style sheet turns to black background with gray text. 

I hadn't noticed that (I tested external programs by running vile on some
local page such as the options menu).  Perhaps the screen-repainting was
broken again by a more recent change than that (a few weeks ago), or depends
on the spawned application.  I'll take a look to see if I can reproduce this.


> This makes it impossible to see where you are in the document because there
> is no highlighting.  However, compiling without color_style enabled allows
> you to use external programs without the style sheet disappearing.  I guess
> I'm stuck with the default style sheet, which is fine anyway.
> -Lawrence

Thomas E. Dickey

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