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Color in Current_Output_Window plugin

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Posted by Symple   (6 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Sat 04 Apr 2020 08:23 PM (UTC)
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How would I go about changing the current output to retain the asci colors from the original output? I've tried and all I can seem to do is change the overall colors. I looked around the forums but couldn't find anything related and tried to look at the code from the Generic_Chat_Miniwindow.xml but am unclear where to go from here. I am still learning this stuff so any help would be appreciated!
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Posted by Fiendish   USA  (2,525 posts)  [Biography] bio   Global Moderator
Date Reply #1 on Sat 04 Apr 2020 10:08 PM (UTC)
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The function in Generic_Chat_Miniwindow.xml responsible for printing colored text to the miniwindow is called Display_Line. You can find it at https://github.com/nickgammon/plugins/blob/master/Generic_Chat_Miniwindow.xml#L322-L343

Unluckily, the Current_Output_Window plugin does not appear to preserve the style information for lines.

But if you're intrepid, I made something better for my Aardwolf MUSHclient package using my own custom miniwindow text library. If you want to peek at it, the code is here https://github.com/fiendish/aardwolfclientpackage/blob/MUSHclient/MUSHclient/worlds/plugins/aard_splitscreen_scrollback.xml

https://github.com/fiendish/aardwolfclientpackage
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Posted by Symple   (6 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Reply #2 on Sat 04 Apr 2020 10:33 PM (UTC)
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Thank you so much! This looks to be pretty much what I was trying to replicate.
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