Commit 7cc8f35a authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Document the extended color support for xterm and rxvt, and the

new tty-display-color-cells primitive.
parent 8d78fe22
......@@ -43,8 +43,10 @@ NEWS.
** LDAP support now defaults to ldapsearch from OpenLDAP version 2.
** Changes in support of colors on character terminals
** The new command-line option --color=MODE lets you specify a standard
*** The new command-line option --color=MODE lets you specify a standard
mode for a tty color support. It is meant to be used on character
terminals whose capabilities are not set correctly in the terminal
database, or with terminal emulators which support colors, but don't
......@@ -54,6 +56,16 @@ when invoked with "ls --color", so if your terminal can support colors
in "ls --color", it will support "emacs --color" as well. See the
user manual for the possible values of the MODE parameter.
*** Emacs now supports several character terminals which provide more
than 8 colors. For example, for `xterm', 16-color, 88-color, and
256-color modes are supported. Emacs automatically notes at startup
the extended number of colors, and defines the appropriate entries for
all of these colors.
*** There's a new support for colors on `rxvt' terminal emulator.
** Emacs can now be invoked in full-screen mode on a windowed display.
......@@ -379,6 +391,10 @@ SQL buffer.
** New function substring-no-properties.
** The new primitive `tty-display-color-cells' returns the number of
distinct colors supported by a character terminal.
** New function window-body-height.
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