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Re: usability problem of emacs describe-mode


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: usability problem of emacs describe-mode
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 13:15:59 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Mar 2, 1:09 pm, Xah Lee <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mar 2, 7:50 am, "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > > Description:http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/PrettyControlL
> Hi Drew,
>
> Thanks for the help.
>
> It did help. It did help. However, for some reason i'm still getting
> problems.
>
> Reproduction steps:
>
> 1. M-x customize-group , Pretty-Control-L
> 2. scroll to “Pp^L ^L String Pre” section. Change the value there to
> 60 spaces.
> 3. Uncheck the box. Check the underline. Color maroon.
> 4. Click Save for future session above.
> 5. Now, the .emacs shows the following:
>
> (custom-set-faces
>   ;; custom-set-faces was added by Custom.
>   ;; If you edit it by hand, you could mess it up, so be careful.
>   ;; Your init file should contain only one such instance.
>   ;; If there is more than one, they won't work right.
>  '(completions-first-difference ((t (:inherit bold :foreground
> "red"))))
>  '(pp^L-highlight ((((type x w32 mac graphic) (class color))
> (:underline "maroon"))))
>  '(show-paren-match ((((class color) (background light)) (:background
> "azure2")))))
>
> (custom-set-variables
> ;...
>  '(pp^L-^L-string
> "                                                            •")
>  '(pretty-control-l-mode t)
> )
>
> However, refresh or restarting emacs it still displays “Section
> (Printable Page)”.
>
> This is tested on Carbon emacs and X11 emacs with gtk. Both version
> 22.x, on the mac.

Sorry, never mind.

It appears, that i have to either put (refresh-pretty-control-l)
before (pretty-control-l-mode t), or load the mode in the end.

Thanks.

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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