On 2016-09-15 22:47, David Karr wrote: > When I run mintty, the background is white, and normal text is black. > This is fine. However, there are some applications that are > displaying text in other colors, many of which are fine, but some apps > display some text in yellow, which on a white background is almost > unreadable. > > For instance, the display from Cassandra's "cqlsh" shows the results > of queries in black, purple (probably not quite right), and yellow. > The worst part is, it's using yellow for the column values. > > Is there any way to control this, in general (obviously, not just for > cqlsh output)?
Set Mintty's yellow colour to be something legible against your chosen background colour. (Come to think of it, I should rebase my old GUI colour selection patch. I probably should update Mintty anyway. But all that would require effort.) P.S. Sorry about mailing you directly David.
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