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Re: How do I set border color in 21.3 (Win32)

From: rgb
Subject: Re: How do I set border color in 21.3 (Win32)
Date: 31 May 2005 09:38:36 -0700
User-agent: G2/0.2

> >>> In emacs 21.3 under Win32 I get a 1-character wide black border on
> >>> the left and right sides of the window.  (The arrows indicating a
> >>> wrapped or long line appear in this area.)  How do I control the
> >>> color of this area?
> >>
> >> M-x customize-face RET fringe RET.
> >
> > So, that area is called "fringe".  Now I can set the color.
> > It's not just in mythology that knowing a things true name gives you
> > power over it.  Thanks.
> Indeed, that is how it works in Emacs too. :-)
> Seriously, I can't think of a good way to find this out on your own.
> I don't blame you for asking; the name is far from obvious.

I've found that using C-h c and then clicking on some part of the
screen often tells me it's name.  For example in this case I get

<right-fringe> <mouse-1> (translated from <down-mouse-1> <mouse-1>)
runs the command mouse-set-point

So I know where I clicked is called <right-fringe>.

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