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Re: MC internal editor (was Re: colors)

Subject: Re: MC internal editor was Re: colors
From: William Kimber
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 12:31:58 +1200
I have have been considering changing  the default colours, the man file has 
info about a mc.ini file but having checked several distributions of linux, 
none have a mc.ini. Is there a default version?  Where is it in the 
distribution?

Thanks,
 William Kimber.


On 23/08/07 00:38, Keith Roberts wrote:
> Check under the /home/yourname/.mc directory for a file
> just called ini. In mine it has the following line:
>
> use_internal_edit=1
>
> When I press F4 on a file I get cooledit as my default
> built-in editor.
>
> See also
>
> # man mcedit
>
> for details of the built-in default mc editor, which is
> called cooledit.
>
> I can also run the mc editor as a stand-alone editor,
> by typing
>
> #mcedit
>
> at the command line. This is on Fedora Core 6.
>
> Kind Regards
>
> Keith Roberts
>
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Justin Zygmont wrote:
> > To: Keith Roberts <[email protected]>
> > From: Justin Zygmont <[email protected]>
> > Subject: Re: colors
> >
> > It seemed, typing mc -c did the trick.  In solaris the $TERM was already
> > xterm, but some things are still different.  The page up key just enters
> > a tilde at the command line, F4 to edit seems to take the variable for
> > the default editor (vi).
> >
> > On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Keith Roberts wrote:
> >> I had a similar problem under Fedora Core 6. This bug
> >> report may point you in the right direction:
> >>
> >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=237793
> >>
> >> Regards
> >>
> >> Keith
> >>
> >> On Mon, 20 Aug 2007, Justin Zygmont wrote:
> >>> To: [email protected]
> >>> From: Justin Zygmont <[email protected]>
> >>> Subject: colors
> >>>
> >>> Does anyone know why mc doesn't show colors in solaris?  I miss losing
> >>> the
> >>> same features i've been so used to in linux.
> >>>
> >>> _______________________________________________
> >>> Mc mailing list
> >>> http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/mc
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