[lug] Making a pretty mutt.

Gary Masters gmasters at dotsplat.org
Wed Aug 1 18:32:53 MDT 2001

On Wed Aug 01, 2001 at 08:39:43 -0600, John Starkey wrote:
> Hello everyone. I was trying to tame this mutt last night, just switched from pine about a month ago, and I've got most of everything the way I want except for my "when replying" view.
> In the body of the message it's regexp'ing the '>'s I guess. 
> When I do a quoted reply I can barely read the first level of quoted material. The person before is a light blue while the person I'm replying to is in dullblue on a black background. Really hard to read. 
> Does anyone know the attribute I need to use to change this in .muttrc? None of the ones I am currently using specify blue. Actually the word blue doesn't even exist at this point in the .muttrc. I've also tried quoted1, and quoted2.
> Am I confusing the issue enough? Can anyone help?

Are you sure it's mutt that is adding the coloration?  When I am
replying to a message I'm viewing the document in vi.  If your
vi is vim, or some of the other vi clones, it can do coloration.
I don't personally like vim and use nvi which does not do

  Gary Masters
  Linux user #19428
  gmasters at dotsplat.org

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