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Option to change ▶ symbol #473
I'm using elvish under WSL (basically, shell-only Ubuntu) under Windows 10. The only problem that I've noticed thus far in compatibility with conhost (the Windows master terminal) is that the default symbol used as the indicator for structured output
I'm sure that conhost isn't the only terminal with issues rendering the ▶ symbol (or maybe the font used simply doesn't have a mapping for that codepoint), so an option to change the indicator to an ascii character like * or something would be handy.
If this is already possible, I humbly beg forgiveness and would appreciate a link to read the relevant documentation.
Documented in https://elvish.io/ref/builtin.html#value-out-indicator.
It's nice that you allowed for an arbitrary string rather than a single character. This means you can include escape sequences to do things like change the color. You can't see it here but the hash-mark is rendered in green:
I didn't see any obvious way to specify the style of the text in an abstract manner rather than hardcoding the escape sequences. Using
Is the intent that people should use the external