[Techtalk] emacs

Rebecca J. Walter rjp at mail.tele.dk
Fri Nov 2 09:59:49 EST 2001

On Fri, 2001-11-02 at 00:39, Raven Brooke wrote:
> hey thx this was very helpful  : )
> one more emacs question pls?
> I am trying to have emacs display with a black bg, white fg. I have 
> created a .Xresources file in my home directory. I put the .Xresources 
> file in my FILESEARCHPATH. No dice - white bg. I have searched in every 
> FAQ I can find, but am still not able to determine why emacs ignores my 
> .Xresources. Is this even the best way to control this behavior?
> Thanks for any suggestions!

I have my color settings in both .Xdefaults and .Xresources.  It works,
but I don't know that I actually need it in both places.
(i like a green background. dunno why)

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