On 2020-02-24, at 14:40:52, Cameron Simpson wrote: > > On 24Feb2020 13:55, Paul Gilmartin wrote: >> With my failing eyes, I'd like everything high contrast, >> mostly black on white. > > What's the natural colour scheme of your terminal? > Foreground black; background white.
>> When I do in .mutt/muttrc >> color normal black white >> ... I seem to get black on gray. > > Odd. What about other colours than "white", as a test? > E.g. brightyellow works. brightwhite is whiter than white, but still somewhat gray. Is there something like #FFF? Is there a "realwhite"? >> When I do: >> color normal white black >> ... I get white (or maybe gray) on black. > > What if you switch out "white" for "default"? > Ah! "color normal default default" works. "default" is whiter than white. Who woulda thunk it. Where should I have found this in the Ref.? Thanks, gil