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|Summary:||gnome-terminal colors render vim search results unreadable|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||W. Michael Petullo <mike>|
|Component:||gnome-terminal||Assignee:||Matthias Clasen <mclasen>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2014-02-05 08:39:59 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description W. Michael Petullo 2012-12-07 11:22:09 EST
Description of problem: Something has changes in gnome-terminal's color settings between Fedora 17 and 18, and this change makes it difficult to see vim. My terminal is set to use white text on a black background. When I use '/' to search for text in vim, matching text is highlighted in light yellow. The text underneath remains white and is thus illegible. Switching to a text terminal (not X), I also see white test on a black background. But the matching text is again highlighted---this time in orange---the text itself changes from white to black (i.e., resulting in black on orange). Here the matching text is legible. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gnome-terminal-3.6.1-1.fc18.x86_64 How reproducible: Every time Steps to Reproduce: 1. Run gnome-terminal 2. Run vim 3. Use '/' to search for some text that is present Actual results: Vim highlights the matching text in such a way that is illegible. Expected results: Like the text terminal, gnome-terminal should invert the color of the text so that the text remains legible. Additional info: I am using gnome-terminal configured to use the "White on Black" built in scheme for "Foreground, Background, Bold, and Underline" and "Tange" for "Palette".
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2013-12-21 04:47:26 EST
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2014-02-05 08:40:14 EST
Fedora 18 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2014-01-14. Fedora 18 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. If you are unable to reopen this bug, please file a new report against the current release. If you experience problems, please add a comment to this bug. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.