mintty shows some text in other than foreground color

Andrey Repin
Thu Sep 15 21:07:00 GMT 2016

Greetings, David Karr!

> When I run mintty, the background is white, and normal text is black.
> This is fine.  However, there are some applications that are
> displaying text in other colors, many of which are fine, but some apps
> display some text in yellow, which on a white background is almost
> unreadable.

> For instance, the display from Cassandra's "cqlsh" shows the results
> of queries in black, purple (probably not quite right), and yellow.
> The worst part is, it's using yellow for the column values.

> Is there any way to control this, in general (obviously, not just for
> cqlsh output)?

Piping results through some other program usually cause origin program to not
install color codes.
For a more specific solutions, look into each program's documentation.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, September 15, 2016 23:57:56

Sorry for my terrible english...

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