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    Hi all

    I have had a scan in this area and in tutorials so apologies if this has been answered

    I would like to get "invalid entry return to main menu." in red when the program is running

    and also how can I crate a Background colour.

    Many thanks


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    Is this a GUI? and what is "Invalid entry return to main menu"?

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    no not a gui just a runnin program with menu and the invalid entry return to menu is the words i would like to get in red just to make them stand out better against the standard menu I have in black.

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    Default Re: Coloured text

    From the console, you can print out to the System.err stream, but be warned that if you're capturing the output of this program, it won't capture anything printed out to the err stream (I know that Eclipse will print it out as red, not sure if running it from an actual console will).

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    Simple answer, no you cannot do it.

    Unless you go to JNI

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    JNI is the solution to everyones problems

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    Agrees with JSon....which sugests C++ or C is the solution and Java is a waste of time rofl
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    It doesn't necessarily have to be C++/C that you can link in with JNI. There's Ruby, Perl, Lisp, Pascal, COBOL, ... Granted, a lot of these languages aren't very good

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    You deserve to be shot for suggesting those.
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