Katinka Mills kat-free at
Mon May 26 09:20:00 PDT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Giorgos
> Keramidas
> Sent: Monday, 26 May 2003 11:31 PM
> To: Katinka Mills
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: ncurses
> On 2003-05-26 22:34, Katinka Mills wrote:
> >
> > I have googled and I have RTFM'd but I am missing something :o(
> > How do I set the background colour of the ENTIRE window and screen ?
> > I just hate black lol and would like blue :o)
> Look at the manpage of vidcontrol:
> 	$ man vidcontrol
> You should be able to change the current colour of console terminals
> like this:
> 	$ vidcontrol white blue

This is for the console, I just want to change it for a program I am writing

I am using ncurses as it is C based and fits in well, also I am learning
more advanced C at the same time (it is harder being an EE as I am ore used
to the modified C we use in our devices, although it seems the book I used
to learn c from on the micro controller side dealt with arrays and pointers
better (well I understood it :o)


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