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Re: grep trick

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 06:49:20PM -0500, Kevin Monceaux wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Chris Bannister wrote:
>> You can always try different values of GREP_COLOR. Although I can't 
>> seem to get yellow.
> After another moment of Googling, for yellow, use:
> setenv GREP_COLOR '1;33'
> or your shell's equivalent.

Thanks, even works in bash, but
yeah, I found that through dircolors -p, didn't even need to go online.
>From the manpage it wasn't clear what arguments GREP_COLOR took. I
started with GREP_COLOR=brown :-) which didn't work. Then started trying
different numbers, which seemed to miss out on a few colours, so
as a thought I tried "man -k colour" ... nothing ... ...
Arrrgh, of course, "man -k color" ... yes! dircolors. But, for some reason
because "ls" didn't show any yellow I didn't click about the "1;" :-(,
also the semi colon put me off, I mean a '1;' in a script could be

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