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Re: emacs22 black text on white bg from menu but white text on black bg from console

Micha Feigin <michf@post.tau.ac.il> writes:

> I have a strange setup issue.
> I removed my emacs settings to redo them so now there are no theme commands
> (clean .emacs). Now, when I open emacs from the menus or file manager (thunar)
> it comes up in a dark text on light background theme (not very readable with
> the match of fonts and colors), and when I open it from rxvt (or any other
> console) it comes up in light text on dark background (much better for my
> taste).
> What is the difference, and how do I make one of them my default instead of
> getting different behaviour?

I'm not sure why it is different, but i think I can tell you how to
change the default behaviour.

I have the following in my ~/.Xresources:

Emacs.foreground: white
Emacs.background: black

You need to restart X or do a xrdb .Xresources in a Terminal for changes
to take effect, but then you should be set.


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