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diff --git a/man/default_colors.3x b/man/default_colors.3x
index 32518ba9d9cf..0b85598eea45 100644
--- a/man/default_colors.3x
+++ b/man/default_colors.3x
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2005,2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
+.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2010,2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
.\" *
.\" Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a *
.\" copy of this software and associated documentation files (the *
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
.\" Author: Thomas E. Dickey 1997,1999,2000,2005
-.\" $Id: default_colors.3x,v 1.20 2006/12/24 15:02:53 tom Exp $
+.\" $Id: default_colors.3x,v 1.23 2011/01/03 21:52:27 Tim.van.der.Molen Exp $
.TH default_colors 3X ""
@@ -64,14 +64,14 @@ visual effects.
The first function,
.I use_default_colors()
tells the curses library to assign terminal default
-foreground/background colors to color number -1. So init_pair(x,COLOR_RED,-1)
-will initialize pair x as red on default background and init_pair(x,-1,COLOR_BLUE) will
+foreground/background colors to color number \-1. So init_pair(x,COLOR_RED,\-1)
+will initialize pair x as red on default background and init_pair(x,\-1,COLOR_BLUE) will
initialize pair x as default foreground on blue.
The other,
.I assume_default_colors()
is a refinement which tells which colors to paint for color pair 0.
-This function recognizes a special color number -1,
+This function recognizes a special color number \-1,
which denotes the default terminal color.
The following are equivalent:
@@ -79,12 +79,12 @@ The following are equivalent:
.I use_default_colors();
-.I assume_default_colors(-1,-1);
+.I assume_default_colors(\-1,\-1);
These are ncurses extensions.
For other curses implementations, color
-number -1 does not mean anything, just as for ncurses before a
+number \-1 does not mean anything, just as for ncurses before a
successful call of \fIuse_default_colors()\fP or \fIassume_default_colors()\fP.
Other curses implementations do not allow an application to modify color pair 0.
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ for color pair 0.
These functions return the integer \fBERR\fP upon failure and \fBOK\fP on success.
They will fail if either the terminal does not support
the \fIorig_pair\fP or \fIorig_colors\fP capability.
-If the \fIinitialize_pair\fP capability is found, this causes an
+If the \fIinitialize_pair\fP capability is not found, this causes an
error as well.
Associated with this extension, the \fBinit_pair\fR function accepts
@@ -136,9 +136,3 @@ any code depending on them be conditioned using NCURSES_VERSION.
Thomas Dickey (from an analysis of the requirements for color xterm
for XFree86 3.1.2C, February 1996).
-.\"# The following sets edit modes for GNU EMACS
-.\"# Local Variables:
-.\"# mode:nroff
-.\"# fill-column:79
-.\"# End: