[plt-scheme] Setting the text selection color in DrScheme on OS X?

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Sun May 31 09:39:30 EDT 2009

On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 8:25 AM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> I think that this is just how the selection works under mac os x.

I see. On Windows I think it tries to be good about guessing a
background color that would make the selected text easy to read. On OS
X it does not. OK.

> Probably the best thing to do would be to have a mode where DrScheme
> doesn't defer to the OS for the selection and then use that in
> white-on-black mode. Probably that'll have to wait for a future
> release, tho. There are plans in store for some work on the low-level
> GUI layer in DrScheme (aka MrEd) but they may be a while in coming.


Thanks Robby.

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