Re: Color Codes (more)

From: Trevor Man (tman@DIAL.PIPEX.COM)
Date: 03/22/98

George wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Mar 1998, Trevor Man wrote:
> >Akuma/Chris Baggett/DOOMer wrote:
> >>
> >> does anyone know how to make the background bold? or is it just
> >> against ANSI code to allow for bright backgrounds?
> >
> >You can't have bright background colours.  I think it sets it as
> >flashing instead.
> You can have bright background colors or flashing text. You have to fiddle
> with video memory anyway.  I don't know if ANSI has a such code though.

You can't do it with ANSI codes .  Never tried to set bright background
colours before by directly writing to video memory.  Not exactly
portable between computers anyway.

 - Trevor Man <>

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