In JAM 7 and Prolifics, there is the new property of
"3D". The new property gives widgets on the screen a 3D effect.
However, on Windows, there is a drawback. Setting "3D" would change
the screen's background color to the system color (gray). This
sudden color change would cause widgets' background color to be
different than that of the screen's, resulting in unattractive
One solution is to disable the "3D" property.
This is done in the Windows initialization file of
JAM7W32.INI (JAM 7) or PROL2W32.INI (Prolifics).
Change the line of:
This would restore
the screen back to its original background color.
Another solution is to use the utility of container.awk.
This utility sets the background color of all the widgets on the
screen to "container", which means to the background color of the screen.
Thus, the background color of the screen and the widgets would
be the system color.
Note that this utility deals
with the ascii version of the screen. Use f2asc to convert the
JAM screen to and from its ascii version prior and after using
- nawk -f container.awk < jam7_screen.asc > fixed_jam7_screen.asc
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