[MlMt] quoted text colors

John Doherty jld at jld3.net
Thu Oct 21 18:20:33 EDT 2021

Replying to my own message, it seems that I just needed to read the help 
a little more carefully. Sorry for the noise.

Anyway, I put the file in


And now it is in effect. I changed this:

   foregroundColors = ( '#000000', '#0000FF', '#008000', '#808000' );

to this:

   foregroundColors = ( '#000000', '#000000', '#000000', '#000000' );

And now quoted text gets progressively lighter gray with each quote 
level. Not sure if there is a way to affect how much lighter each level 
get. The first level seems to be RGB 100-100-100 or about 47% grayscale, 
the second about 135-135-135 or about 60% grayscale.

If I can figure out how to make those a little darker, that would be 

On Thu 2021-10-21 12:22 PM MDT -0600, <mailmate at lists.freron.com> wrote:

> Hi, pretty long-time and happy MailMate user here. I'd like to change 
> the colors of quoted text in message bodies. There doesn't seem to be 
> a way to do this with the normal UI.
> I copied 
> /Applications/MailMate.app/Contents/Resources/MmMessageTextView/display.plist 
> to ~/Library/Application 
> Support/MailMate/MmMessageTextView/display.plist and edited the copy 
> but this had no effect.
> My "Message View" prefs are Simple theme, do not apply HTML, and 
> prefer plain text if that matters.
> Could anyone give me a tip as to what file should be edited? Thanks 
> very much.

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