[Lvlug] Re: Emacs: Black Text on White Background,
Courier 12 Pt. Font
rhkramer at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 13:35:03 EDT 2005
On Sunday 21 August 2005 08:44 am, Hanuman wrote:
> If you dig a bit in the mailing list, I posted an .emacs file. Off hand,
> I changed it to something like:
> (eval `(set-face-attribute 'default nil
> :foreground "cyan"
> ,@(if (eq window-system 'x)
> '(:background "black"))
> :family "etl-fixed"
> :height 135))
Thanks! I read/figured out how to change the font face with the cusomize
facility, and did it that way. I may experiment with the above as I'd like
to make the changes to the ~/.emacs.el file with syntax like the set command
for the foreground and background color. (What's in emacs.el after the
customize seems sort of convoluted.)
> White backgrounds are like staring at a lightbulb.
That may depend on where the brightness is set. I keep mine set at 50% or
less. When I go to someone else's monitor, I almost always find it at 100%.
That hurts my eyes (and head). I figure the lower setting of the brightness
control is better for my eyes, my head, my radiation exposure, and the
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