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Re: Bold colors

Subject: Re: Bold colors
From: Caj Zell
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 12:23:10 +0200
On Apr 20, 2007, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Anton Monroe wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 07:36:30PM +0200, Caj Zell wrote:
> >> I have a slight problem with my midnight commander look. I like the fonts 
> >> when
> >> I disable color, mc -b, but running mc with colors makes the fonts look too
> >> bold for me. I realize this is probably not a mc issue, but maybe someone
> >> could give me hints in the right direction on how to change this anyhow?
> >
> > The actual font of the characters is beyond MC's control; it uses
> > whatever font the terminal provides. But I think you are talking about
> That is not true. MC can turn on/off certain attributes of the screen -
> one of the being the bold attribute. The terminal would draw characters
> with the bold font instead of the normal one. Currently MC draws certain
> parts of the screen with the bold attribute turned on and this is not
> user configurable. A workaround would be to set the bold font of your
> terminal to a normal font  if it is possible.

I got it working like I want it too. My current configuration is the following:


and making "emphasize filetypes" under Layout menu (I have swedish mc, but I 
figure that is what it is called.

Caj Zell
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