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Re: [gforth] Suitable terminal for Windows

From: Ethan A. Gardener
Subject: Re: [gforth] Suitable terminal for Windows
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:56:24 +0100

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018, at 4:49 PM, Dennis Ruffer wrote:
> I use sometimes, but did you not know that you can 
> change the Cygwin default terminal characteristics? Right click the upper 
> left icon and select options.
> Even the standard Windows console window has Defaults and Properties in that 
> same location.

Oh right! I didn't know that, and didn't think to look. I'm new to this Windows 
lark, been using FVWM & co. for about 20 years. Thanks for the info. 

I'll have a look at the terminals everyone else has suggested too, for 
copy/paste if nothing else.

> *From: *Ethan A. Gardener[mailto:address@hidden
> *Sent: *Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:59 AM
> *To: address@hidden
> *Subject: *[gforth] Suitable terminal for Windows
> Under Windows, Gforth's default terminal window has text a bit too small and 
> too dim for my aging eyes. Under a MINGW terminal it runs, but history 
> doesn't work; up-arrow moves the cursor. Does anyone have any sort of 
> solution for Gforth to run under Windows with a terminal window of adjustable 
> font and colors, please? Or even fixed 14pt font in high contrast would do.

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