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I will give color-theme a go. I did look at it a couple of months ago,
but found some 'odd' behavior with it, but I did n't try it out with
w3. 

Currently, I'm just so pleased to have BiaBoice again, I can probably
put up with anything else!

Tim


T. V. Raman writes:
 > 
 > I suggest you pull the color-themes package and play with it, it
 > will help you out with W3 and other emacs packages as well
 > 
 > >>>>> "Tim" == Tim Cross <tcross@rapttech.com.au> writes:
 >     Tim> Hi All,
 >     Tim> 
 >     Tim> This is a question for other Debian users, especially
 >     Tim> those running Etch. A week or so ago, Debian released
 >     Tim> updated w3 packages which included a few patches (these
 >     Tim> seem to be the ones I was referring to in an earlier
 >     Tim> e-mail back last month). I now find emacs w3 seems to be
 >     Tim> working a lot more reliably and is quite usable again.
 >     Tim> 
 >     Tim> There is just one irritating issue which I wonder if any
 >     Tim> other w3 users have come across. As I still have a
 >     Tim> little vision, which is very sensitive to light, I like
 >     Tim> to set all my backgrounds to black with light
 >     Tim> foregrounds. I cannot read the screen, but find this
 >     Tim> useful sometimes as another cue as to what is going
 >     Tim> on. I've been using my own modified w3 style sheet for
 >     Tim> years and its always worked really nicely. However, I
 >     Tim> now find that on some pages, I get black backgrounds
 >     Tim> with black foregrounds. When I check the list of faces
 >     Tim> defined, I find that w3 seems to be generating new faces
 >     Tim> 'on the fly' and these faces are being defined with
 >     Tim> foregrounds and backgrounds which are the same
 >     Tim> colour. I've had a quick look at the sources and it
 >     Tim> looks like there is some default variable settings that
 >     Tim> are missing. I'm quite happy to dig down into the
 >     Tim> sources to try and work out what is going on, but
 >     Tim> thought I'd just see if anyone else had observed the
 >     Tim> same behavior and had possibly already done the grunt
 >     Tim> work. So, if you have found the same thing and ahve
 >     Tim> already tracked down the problem, please let me know.
 >     Tim> 
 >     Tim> For those of you running Debian Etch who have not tried
 >     Tim> w3 for a while, I would suggest giving it another
 >     Tim> try. It still has limitations, but its integration with
 >     Tim> emacspeak is still the best solution. I do expect to
 >     Tim> still use w3m from time to time, but am going to try and
 >     Tim> use w3 again more often.
 >     Tim> 
 >     Tim> The only really irritating thing missing from w3 is a
 >     Tim> bookmarks feature - when I try to use bookmarks, it
 >     Tim> tells me this feature is not implemented yet - which is
 >     Tim> puzzling as it certainly use to be there.
 >     Tim> 
 >     Tim> Tim
 >     Tim> 
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 > --raman
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