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Andrew Sackville-West 04-07-2008 01:32 AM

Using colours in mutt (was Disk Drive Order Changes - Again)
 
On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 02:44:44AM +1200, Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 03:40:48PM -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 08:28:16AM +1000, Alex Samad wrote:
> > > On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 03:06:09PM -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > > > On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 02:14:17PM -0500, Butch Kemper wrote:
> > > [snip]>
> > > > >
> > > > > # kopt=root=/dev/hda1 becomes
> > > > > # kopt=root=LABEL=/
> > > >
> > > > I think Alex is right, that you should rebuild the initrd. But the
> > > > other thought that occurs to me is perhaps using "/" as a label
> > > > is a problem.
> >
> > > I have been using / as a label for a while with no problems
> >
> > Fair enough. just a thought. BTW, it's darn hard to find your
> > responses with no whitespace around them...
>
> Someting like:
>
> color quoted blue white
> color quoted1 green white
> color quoted3 yellow white
> color signature red cyan
>
> Put them in a file, say colours (ok, probably colors if you insist. :-)
> Then something like
>
> source ~/configs/colors
>
> in your .muttrc

yeah I use colou.rs in my mutt all the time, but like Doug says, a
little (white|black) space does wonders.
>
> I have attached my color file which is set up for black on white. I
> think it could have a better regexp for picking up urls though.
>
> --
> Chris.
> ======
>

> ## MUTT COLORS
> # valid colors : white, black, green, magenta,
> # blue, cyan, yellow, red,
> # Each color comes in plain (red) and bright (brightred)
> # color thisthing foreground background [arguments]
> color normal black white
> color attachment black cyan
its certainly better than doing this, even with colors...
> color hdrdefault cyan white
> color indicator black green
> color markers red white
> color index green white ~N # New
> color index magenta yellow ~T # Tagged
> color index black white ~D # Deleted
> color index blue white ~O # Old
> color index red white '~f cron'
> color index red white '~f Anacron'
> color index brightyellow black "~b ' name.{0,9}=.{2,30}.zip'"
> color index red yellow '~f root'
> color quoted blue white
> color quoted1 green white
> color quoted2 magenta white
> color quoted3 yellow white

but I didn't know about the multiple levels of quoted coloring so
thanks for that!

A

Andrew Sackville-West 04-07-2008 01:37 AM

Using colours in mutt (was Disk Drive Order Changes - Again)
 
On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 01:54:24PM -0400, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 02:44:44AM +1200, Chris Bannister wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 03:40:48PM -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>
> > > Fair enough. just a thought. BTW, it's darn hard to find your
> > > responses with no whitespace around them...
> >
> > Someting like:
> >
> > color quoted blue white
> > color quoted1 green white
> > color quoted3 yellow white
> > color signature red cyan
> >
> > Put them in a file, say colours (ok, probably colors if you insist. :-)
> > Then something like
> >
> > source ~/configs/colors
> >
> > in your .muttrc
> >
> > I have attached my color file which is set up for black on white. I
> > think it could have a better regexp for picking up urls though.
>
> Still doesn't help on my white-on-black VT520. A bit of white-space
> (well, actually black-space) does help.

you can use "mono" inplace of color and select underline, bold,
etc... man muttrc (just learned that myself).

A

Andrew Sackville-West 04-07-2008 02:20 AM

Using colours in mutt (was Disk Drive Order Changes - Again)
 
On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 09:50:24PM -0400, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 06:37:14PM -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 01:54:24PM -0400, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> >
> > > Still doesn't help on my white-on-black VT520. A bit of white-space
> > > (well, actually black-space) does help.
> >
> > you can use "mono" inplace of color and select underline, bold,
> > etc... man muttrc (just learned that myself).
> >
>
> Yeah, I still haven't finished tweaking my .bashrc (or is it
> .bash_profile) to get things tweaked based on TERM, since the VT is
> connected to a P-II from whense I ssh into the AMD to run mutt.

<cough>Rube<cough-cough>Goldberg<cough-cough-cough>

;)

A

Chris Bannister 04-09-2008 09:22 PM

Using colours in mutt (was Disk Drive Order Changes - Again)
 
On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 01:54:24PM -0400, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 02:44:44AM +1200, Chris Bannister wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 03:40:48PM -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>
> > > Fair enough. just a thought. BTW, it's darn hard to find your
> > > responses with no whitespace around them...
> >
> > Someting like:
> >
> > color quoted blue white
> > color quoted1 green white
> > color quoted3 yellow white
> > color signature red cyan
> >
> > Put them in a file, say colours (ok, probably colors if you insist. :-)
> > Then something like
> >
> > source ~/configs/colors
> >
> > in your .muttrc
> >
> > I have attached my color file which is set up for black on white. I
> > think it could have a better regexp for picking up urls though.
>
> Still doesn't help on my white-on-black VT520. A bit of white-space
> (well, actually black-space) does help.

Just change the default colour, if you want white on black, of course be
careful of any existing "black on white" settings.

--
Chris.
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