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From: Goulagman <goulagman@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] color on linux terminal
On 13/01/07, Markus Weihs <mweihs@gmx.at> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> to get coloured output on a linux terminal, you can do something like
>
>     echo -e "\033[31m This is now red"
>
> How can I do this with OCaml? The following doesn't work
>
>     print_string "\033[31m blabla"


It's because, for Ocaml,   the escape sequence \0xx matches the ASCII
character xx in decimal, not in octal.

print_string "\027[31m blabla" works fine

Thanks in advance,
>
> Markus
>
>