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Re: Different text/properties in active vs inactive mode line


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Different text/properties in active vs inactive mode line
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 19:14:08 +0300

> From: address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 11:25:40 -0400 (EDT)
> 
> > If the mode-line face is `mode-line' and not `mode-line-inactive',
> > then the window is active.
> 
> Is there a variable or function that will tell me the current face of
> the mode line?

Actually, there's a simpler method: Emacs uses the `mode-line' face
for the selected window, and `mode-line-inactive' for all the other
windows.  So you can use the `selected-window' function and compare
its value to the window for which you want to change the mode-line
appearance.



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