changing text color

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    changing text color

    Hey ive been searching on the net on how to change text color but only come up with bitmaps, graphics like shapes. Can somebody please help thanx in advance

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    For MS-DOS you have to do something like:

    #include <conio.h>
    void some_function([parameters]) {

    /* some code */
    textcolor(BLUE);
    cprintf("hello\n");
    }


    For Linux:

    char yellow[11]="\033[1;33m";
    /* etc */

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