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Re: ANSI bg colour outside of prompt area

ZyX <kp-pav@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> 23.02.2015, 19:48, "Bart Schaefer" <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> On Feb 23, 11:58am, Christian Neukirchen wrote:
>> }
>> } In xterm and urxvt, you can do
>> }
>> } printf '\033]10;%d\a\033]11;%d\a' $fgcolor $bgcolor
>> Hmm, that didn't work for me -- it did nothing in xterm, and in urxvt it
>> changed the background but not the foreground.
>> Incidentally $fgcolor and $bgcolor there are numeric codes, not escape
>> sequences.  If you do
>>     autoload colors
>>     colors
>> then you can use e.g. $color[yellow] to get the numeric code.
> I do not know why Christian Neukirchen thinks fgcolor and bgcolor are
> supposed to be numeric codes here. You should actually use strings:
> the following works in urxvt, xterm and konsole:
>     printf '\033]10;%s\a\033]11;%s\a' Blue Red
>     printf '\033]10;%s\a\033]11;%s\a' '#00FF00' '#0000FF'
> . These are colors recognized by an X11 function, *not* the terminal
> escape sequences or terminal color numbers.

I read urxvt(7) and tested it, and assumed they implement "XTerm
Operating System Commands" like xterm. ;)

But this is even more useful.

Christian Neukirchen  <chneukirchen@xxxxxxxxx>  http://chneukirchen.org

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