Terminal Guide

Selection Background Color

ESC1B ]5D 1731 37 ;3b color ESC1B \5C

Sets the background color of selected text.

For supported color formats see change/read palette color.

TODO this color can not reliably restored to original state by reading this and later setting this to the read value. (at least vte; it has a special unset internal flag)

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xterm ( ✔ )

🛈 if the effective selection foreground and background colors exactly match xterm reverts to default colors. 🛈 This sequence does not change according to mode reverse display colors. Selection colors keep the same regardless of reverse setting and sequences for background/foreground don't switch.