tcl.color Verb: Access/TCL

tcl.color

Command tcl.color Verb: Access/TCL
Applicable release versions: R83
Category TCL (746)
Description sets the foreground and background colors on a color graphics monitor, or switches output to the color monitor.

Valid color choices are: black, green, blue, magenta, brown, red, cyan and white.

On a system with both a color and monochrome display monitor, the "color" command switches output from the mono to the color display when issued without switches.

Switches:

/b or /blink activate blinking
/f or /full full intensity foreground
/h or half half intensity foreground
/nb or /noblink stop blinking
/nr or /noreverse stop reverse video
/r or /reverse stop reverse video
/fullbeg set to full intensity white background
Syntax color {foreground}{,background} {/switch}
Options
Example
color white,blue

This sets the color to white characters on a blue background.

color /full

This sets the screen to full intensity.
Purpose
Related tcl.video.demo
tcl.mono
basic.@.functions
tcl.vga.lcd
tcl.mmvideo
tcl.dos.video