How to get current text hiliteColor in Linux?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Feb 1 16:12:26 CST 2011
Jim Lambert wrote:
> Richard wrote:
>> Currently the LiveCode engine uses the Windows hiliteColor when
>> selecting text, ignoring whatever highlight color may be in use
>> by the current theme.
>> Is there a shell query I can run to determine the current text
>> highlight color?
> There probably is a shell query, but if there isn't, you might
> possibly programmatically select some text on a white background
> then use mouseColor to sniff out the hiliteColor.
Thanks, Jim, but there's the rub: the hiliteColor LiveCode uses on
Linux isn't the one in the current theme (it looks like some Win95 default).
In fact, that's my goal: once I can find out what the current theme
uses, I can make my own text selection look normal within the user's setup.
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