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Re: want three-color text

From: Eric Backus
Subject: Re: want three-color text
Date: 05 Jul 2001 03:29:15 -0700
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address@hidden (Stephen Gildea) writes:

> I would like my shell windows to display text in three colors: one for
> the Bash prompt, one for what I type, and one for output.
> I can get the prompt a different color by using \[, \], and \e in the
> prompt ($PS1).  But I don't know of a hook that gets run after my
> command line is accepted and before the command is executed.  So I
> can't get my typing and the resulting output to be separate colors.
> I have Bash 2.05.
>  < Stephen

Perhaps rebind the enter key to output an escape sequence to the
terminal?  That fails for multi-line input, but would probably work
well otherwise.

                        Eric Backus <address@hidden>
                        (425) 335-2495

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