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Sets the default console foreground and background colors.

color bf



Specifies color attributes of console output. b is a hex digit that specifies the background color; f specifies the foreground. Hex digits have the following values:

0 Black

1 Blue

2 Green

3 Aqua

4 Red

5 Purple

6 Yellow

7 White

8 Gray

9 Light blue

A Light green

B Light aqua

C Light red

D Light purple

E Light yellow

F Bright white

For example, color fc produces light red on bright white.

If no argument is given, this command restores the color to what it was when CMD.EXE started.

If the foreground and background values are the same, color returns ERRORLEVEL 1.


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