[techtalk] Screen colours :-)

Marie Fischer fmarie at eau.ee
Fri Jan 14 13:35:47 EST 2000

On Fri, 14 Jan 2000, Wendt,Andrew wrote:

> [...]
> >6. Get a color scheme that works for you, and stick with it. I like
> >black text on a light yellowy background for major reading of computer
> >text, purply or blue-green title bars, matching widgets, light yellowish
> >text in the titlebars, menubars in a grey or purply shade with text in a
> [...]
> Eek. I cannot understand why people have black letters on a light background
> for viewing text...
> What do you people prefer as colours for extended viewing of text? :-)

Definitely white/light grey text on black background. My first
installation (redhat 4.2, i think) came with a .Xdefaults which did just
that and I keep copying it everywhere :)

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