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skorman00
07-17-2004, 03:09 PM
A few friends and I have been arguing about what font colors Borland's Turbo C++ had by default. I know this is a mundane topic, and I forget how we even got on the argument, but it's been bugging us.

The only part we still argue about is the color of numbers. I remeber them being a light blue, the same color as characters and strings. A friend insists that they were a magenta color. We would check this out for ourselves, but we can't find the compiler anywhere. I figured somebody around here has got to remember/have it somewhere. Specificly, we're looking for 4.5 and higher, although I remember them all having the same default colors.

Thanks in advance.

bludstayne
07-17-2004, 06:18 PM
Well, I've only used 3.1, and I think the numbers were magenta on it by default. I don't really remember too well, because I last used it when I was like 11 to edit Wolf3D's source code.

vasanth
07-18-2004, 01:58 AM
It depends on where you type it... typing a number after // just made it pale blue... but elsewhere it was magenta...

DavidP
07-18-2004, 01:40 PM
you can download Borland Turbo C++ 1.1 from their website in the Archives section...it takes awhile to find, but it will answer your questions.

sean
07-18-2004, 03:19 PM
He was looking for 4.5 and after. I have it, and I think vasanth is right. Of course, you can change the colors, so if this results in you losing a bet, I'd be happy to modify my version and give you a screenshot :)

sand_man
07-18-2004, 08:26 PM
all i could find was version 1.01 to download
http://community.borland.com/article/0,1410,21751,00.html
and everything is yellow! there is no color coding at all!

skorman00
07-19-2004, 12:22 AM
heh, no bets were made, just petty arguing. Thanks for the heads up DavidP, I'll go check that out. Thank you to everyone else as well.