xterm shows no color for color fonts

Haibing Ma haibing_ma@yahoo.com
Fri Mar 14 05:17:00 GMT 2003

Thanks for your reply.

I checked /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color, it looks fine to me. I
also tried /usr/bin/ls --color=always, it shows no color in xterm. I
tried rxvt, it works fine. 

Any other clue?

I think rxvt is fine with me, the only problem is that the HOME key
doesn't work.


--- Ben.Kelley@ubsw.com wrote:
> Hi.
> xterm normally picks up its colour definitions from its X resources.
> Normally on xf86/cygwin this would be the file
> /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm.
> I guess it is also worth checking that the application you are using
> to try to display coloured text is actually sending the correct
> escape sequences to xterm.
> e.g. /usr/bin/ls --color=always
>    - Ben Kelley.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Andrew Markebo [mailto:andrew.markebo@telia.com]
> >Sent: Friday, 14 March 2003 08:35
> >To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com
> >Subject: Re: xterm shows no color for color fonts
> >
> >
> >/ Haibing Ma <haibing_ma@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >| When I opened vi or emacs-nox, it shows bold fonts and 
> >underlines, but
> >| it doesn't show colors. All characters are in my foreground color.
> I
> >| set xterm*VT100*colorMode: true. I even tried +cm option, it
> doesn't
> >| work either. Did miss anything?
> >
> >What does it look like if you try it (which version of Emacs BTW?)
> >from rxvt instead of xterm?
> >
> >     /Andy
> >
> >-- 
> > The eye of the beholder rests on the beauty!
> >
> >
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