On Fri, Jan 13 2017, Mosè Giordano wrote:

> Hi Colin,
> 2017-01-13 10:49 GMT+01:00 Colin Baxter <m43...@yandex.com>:
>> Hello,
>> Has the syntax coloring in math mode changed recently? I notice that the
>> exponent symbol ^ is now colored a very dark red, which makes it difficult to
>> read against my black background. How can I get back to the original
>> lighter coloring?
>> I am using the latest git pull version of auctex and emacs-25.1.1.
> Yes, that changed a few days ago and this is described in the news
> section of the manual
> (https://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/manual/auctex.html#Changes):
>    * AUCTeX is able to display several levels of super- and subscripts,
>      each one raised above and a bit smaller than its basis.  For this
>      feature, have a look at the customize options
>      'font-latex-fontify-script' (especially the new values
>      'multi-level' and 'invisible') and
>      'font-latex-fontify-script-max-level'.  Also, the script characters
>      '^' and '_' are also fontified with a special face named
>      'font-latex-script-char-face'.  See Fontification of math, for
>      details.
> So you may want to customize `font-latex-script-char-face'.  I suggest
> you to keep it different from the rest of the equation, in order to
> better highlight those characters.
> Bye,
> Mosè

Dear Mosè,

Thank you for the information.


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