ColourTo switch colour on, type
TERM COLOURand to switch it back off again type
Please note that we have a reported problem where it doesn't matter what you set with the
TERMcommand, it doesn't seem to stick when you next log on.
This mechanism has been added to all output routines and will print colour whenever it gets a correct colour sequence.
General screen attributes:
|Three Letter Code||Attribute changed|
|xxx||Reset to normal|
|Foreground colours||Prefix with f|
|Background colours||Prefix with b|
|Two Letter Code||Colour Shown|
How to use these codes:First, you enter the colour control code '
$' which tells Avatar that we are about to use colour.
Next, we decide if it will be an Attribute or colour we are using (either a three letter code or two letter code).
If its an attribute then enter the three letter code (eg
If its a two letter code, then decide if you are changing the foreground (enter
F) or background (enter
B) followed by the two letter code for the colour (eg RD for red).
So, to create a white background with red text, you would type:
There are checks to make sure you can't
$bwh$fwhand cause whiteout!
You can use '
£' or '
$' for the colour control code.
Note: Because this is done at a very basic level, you can add colour just about anywhere - room descriptions, sets, shouts, emotes, etc!