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wx3270 3279 color settings

Allows configuration of the wx3270 display colors used in 3279 (color) mode. Color mode is selected on the Options tab.

Color scheme

The color scheme section allows the overall color scheme to be configured:

White on black
The classic 3279 display colors.
Black on white.
A white background.
Some other color combination (selected via Host colors below).


The preview section displays how various fields would be displayed with the selected colors.

Host colors

This section allows text colors to be configured.

Neutral White
This is the default screen foreground color.
Neutral Black
This is the default screen background color.
(Other color names)
These are colors explicitly requested by the host. Also note that if the host does not explicitly request a foreground color, default colors will be used, depending on the field attributes:
Protected Intensified Host Color
Yes Yes Neutral White
Yes No Blue
No Yes Red
No No Green

There is also a selection box to modify how the text samples are displayed (against the background color, the color used for selected text, or against a color that the host specifies explicitly).

Other colors

This section allows additional colors to be configured.

Selection Background
The color used for the background of text selected with the mouse.
Crosshair Cursor
The color used to draw the crosshair cursor, which is selected on the Options tab.

See also