COLOR attribute

The COLOR attribute defines the foreground color of the text displayed by a form element.


COLOR = color-spec
  1. color-spec can be: BLACK, BLUE, CYAN, GREEN, MAGENTA, RED, WHITE, and YELLOW.
  2. color-spec can also be one of: REVERSE, LEFT, BLINK, and UNDERLINE, and it can be combined with a color name (COLOR = RED REVERSE).


The COLOR attribute defines the logical color of a value displayed in a field.

The fglform compiler ignores COLOR=WHITE and COLOR=BLACK: These colors can be specified in the .per file, but will not be written in the .42f file.


In GUI mode, form elements can also be decorated with presentation styles. Pay attention to the specific rules that apply when combining TTY attributes and presentation styles.

A color name like RED, BLUE can be combined with an secondary keyword that must be one of: REVERSE, LEFT, BLINK, and UNDERLINE. The secondary keyword can also be used without a color name.


For backward compatibility, the color can be specified as a number: 0=WHITE, 1=YELLOW, 2=MAGENTA, 3=RED, 4=CYAN, 5=GREEN, 6=BLUE, 7=BLACK. Note that fglform ignores COLOR=0 or COLOR=7: like COLOR=WHITE and COLOR=BLACK.


EDIT f001 =, COLOR = RED;