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    Selected text in terminal is black on black

    I am using the Konsole and have my settings to be green text on a black background. However when I select text, with the mouse, the selected text turns to black while the background of the text remains black. How can I set a selected area to be green, so that when I select text it is black on green (in other words, opposite of my current setup)?

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Hi and Welcome !

    Have you checked Settings in the Menu of Konsole? I am not using KDE these days but iirc, one can change color settings from Konsole's Menu.
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    I have the settings of the Konsole set to the Schema green on black, with slight transparency so that when I select text I can still see a bit of the black text. What I want to do, however, is define (maybe in the .cshrc?) the highlighted text to have black on green. There aren't any options for that in the settings.

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