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Re: Can't get 256 colors

Michael Burks (mb1i+@andrew.cmu.edu) wrote:
: Excerpts from internet.listserv.info-mcl: 9-Jan-94 Can't get 256 colors
: by Andrew N. Mickish@andrew 
: > I am having trouble accessing the 256 colors that are supposed to be
: > available on my Mac IIx.  I'm using Quickdraw in MCL 2.0, and the
: > function ccl:with-fore-color.  I am sure that my screen supports 256
: > colors, because I selected that choice from the "Monitors" control panel,
: > and the palette at the bottom of that panel displayed 256 different colors.
: > 
: When you make the window, pass :color-p t.
: * (make-instance 'window :color-p t)

: Blaine.

This is such a common mistake (which can eat a lot of exploration
time),  perhaps it should be in the faq.