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Old 02-27-2009, 01:10 PM   #1
ukwho
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adding 256 colours to emacs


Hello,

I am running emacs GNU 22.3 running in GUI.

However, I think I am only running it in 8 colours. I would like to run in 256 colours.

I have "list-colors-display" and it does display 256 colours, but doesn't use them.

For example my mode line is a very dull grey colour, and my syntax highlighting is very dull.

Is there any way to get emacs to run in 256 colours, to brighten it up a bit.

Many thanks,

Last edited by ukwho; 02-27-2009 at 01:14 PM.
 
Old 02-27-2009, 01:36 PM   #2
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Hi -

This link might help:

http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ColorPalette
 
  


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