Bug 11819 - XTerm app-defaults give illegible colors
XTerm app-defaults give illegible colors
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-06-01 10:10 EDT by Bryan Wright
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-01 10:10:31 EDT
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Description Bryan Wright 2000-06-01 10:10:30 EDT
Hi folks,

	Because of a recent change in the file:

		/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/XTerm

man page listing (an other things) are illegible in xterms with dark
background colors.  The relevant lines are:

	*VT100*colorULMode: on
and
	*VT100*colorBDMode: on

Commenting out both of these lines (as they were up through RH 6.2beta)
fixes the problem.

						Bryan
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-09-11 14:02:33 EDT
dark backgrounds are not our default, so you have changed the default
configuration and therefore need to adjust more than one thing to get your
desired results.  This isn't necessarily a bug; many people were happy that the
new xterm app-defaults file provided enhanced coloration.

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