yahdoco wrote:
> I sill have the same two problems:
> (1)The hello world screen disappears quickly.
What have you tried?  Can you post some code?

> (2)The letters are white on a black background.

> I tried using MyComputer>ControlPanel>Display and the
> DialogBox(Appearance) but nothing changed.
> Any other ideas out there?
Right click on the title bar of the console window, and select 
Properties.  Set the colours up on the Colors tab.  I don't know if it's 
possible to control this from Ruby - I'd expect it would be, but I've 
never needed to...

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Alex