[ESS] set color of buffer with R permanently?

Richard M. Heiberger rmh at temple.edu
Wed May 14 04:12:51 CEST 2014

Please keep replies on the list.

You can find the color names with
C-h v color-name-rgb-alist

C-h a color
gives a list of color related functions

ColorSync is an apple utility

M-x ns-popup-color-panel is an emacs color utility in GNU Emacs on the Mac


On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Christian Hoffmann
<christian at echoffmann.ch> wrote:
> How can I keep the chosen color across R-sessions?
> Am 08.05.14 18:07, schrieb Richard M. Heiberger:
>> It is easy to set frame colors.  See C-h a color
>> and then look at set-background-color and similar functions.
> I did not find out the color name of the chosen color to use that with
> set-background-color..
>> If you keep *R* in its own frame (see the ESS documentation for how),
>> then you have what you are looking for.
>> On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 11:53 AM, Christian Hoffmann
>> <c-w.hoffmann at sunrise.ch> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> For to find the buffer with R quicker, I like to set its background to
>>> some
>>> unusual color permanently, i.e. on restarting the R process I want to
>>> find
>>> its buffer with its 'old' bg color. How can Ido that? (I use Aquamacs3.0a
>>> on
>>> MacOSX10.7.5
>>> Christian
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