[ESS] Color-face list for font color specification in emacs
Paul.Thompson at sanfordhealth.org
Fri Nov 5 17:49:25 CET 2010
This question reminds me of a question that I have had frequently. Is there a comprehensive list of colors and faces that could be used in a specification of fonts and colors for various features?
Paul A. Thompson, Ph.D.
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From: ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch [mailto:ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of gerald.jean at dgag.ca
Sent: Friday, November 05, 2010 11:45 AM
To: ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: [ESS] Emacs 23.2 and ESS and font-lock support.
recently our IT has upgraded Emacs from 22.3 to 23.2. I am slowly
recovering! One last thing I have problems with is the colors of the
font-lock keywords in ESS. Some words in functions arguments, for example
"TRUE" or "FALSE" or "NULL" appear in a color so pale that I can't read
If I go in customize > faces > font lock > font lock faces > font lock type
face and customize it to a suitable color for my display and then click on
«customize for current session» and on «save for future sessions» then the
color is changed for the current session but when I restart Emacs it's back
to the old settings. Customize has written the following lines in my
;; custom-set-faces was added by Custom.
;; If you edit it by hand, you could mess it up, so be careful.
;; Your init file should contain only one such instance.
;; If there is more than one, they won't work right.
'(default ((t (:inherit nil :stipple nil :background "LightBlue"
:foreground "Maroon" :inverse-video nil :box nil :strike-through nil
:overline nil :underline nil :slant normal :weight bold :height 137 :width
normal :foundry "b&h" :family "lucidatypewriter"))))
'(dired-header ((t (:inherit default :foreground "OrangeRed"))))
'(font-lock-type-face ((t (:foreground "OrangeRed"))))
'(outline-5 ((t (:inherit font-lock-type-face :foreground "OrangeRed")))))
The other settings do stick around but not the "font-lock-type-face". Any
idea why it is so?
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