Colour

For all of you with ansi color screens. These codes allows you to set the colors of your says, tells, title...

&+<color> for foreground
&-<color> for background
&=<fg color><bg color> to set both foreground and background
&^ to create blinking text
&_ to create underlined text
&* resets colors, blinkies and underlines to standard settings

 code   represents            code   represents
---------------------------------------------------------------
 &+l      black           &+L      black,   highlighted
 &+b      blue            &+B      blue,    highlighted
 &+c      cyan            &+C      cyan,    highlighted
 &+g      green           &+G      green,   highlighted
 &+m      magenta         &+M      magenta, highlighted
 &+r      red             &+R      red,     highlighted
 &+w      white           &+W      white,   highlighted
 &+y      yellow          &+Y      yellow,  highlighted

Example:
&=mWHello will result in 'Hello' in magenta on highlighted white.
&+GHiya will result in 'Hiya' in highlighted green.
&-CHi will result in 'Hi' in your default color on a highlighted cyan background.

See also HELP COLOR and HELP NOANSI.



Jon Kvebaek
Fri Feb 24 20:06:21 GMT 1995