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Re: problem with file highlight

Subject: Re: problem with file highlight
From: Hugo Vanwoerkom
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 10:01:31 -0700 PDT
--- On Thu, 4/29/10, Jabba Laci <[email protected]> wrote:

> From: Jabba Laci <[email protected]>
> Subject: problem with file highlight
> To: "mc mailing list" <[email protected]>
> Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 8:53 PM
> Hi,
> This is my first post here. Today I upgraded my system and
> mc was
> upgraded too to version 4.7.0. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.
> My problem is that the colors have changed since version
> 4.6.2. Now
> file/dir highlights don't work, everything is gray. I would
> like to
> see my directories in white, executables in green, etc.
> I figured out that we can use skins. I tried the global
> ones under
> /usr/share/mc/skins, they work. So I copied default.ini to
> ~/.mc/skins/custom.ini an in mc.ini I changed
> "skin=custom.ini". If I
> understand well, the interesting part is this:
> [filehighlight]
>     directory=white;
>     executable=brightgreen;
>     symlink=lightgray;
>    ...
> Here the colors seem to be OK, but mc doesn't take them
> into account.
> However, if I change this for instance:
> [core]
>     _default_=red;blue
> The text becomes red, so custom.ini is read but somehow the
> part
> [filehighlight] is not processed.
> Do you have any idea how to get back the good old colors?

Getting back to the 'good old colors' is a sensitive issue on this list, it 
appears to be. Don't upgrade to 4.7.x and stay with 4.6.x until sometime in the 
future when the dust has settled and some more skins have been developed.


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