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Re: background-image in emacs


From: M G Berberich
Subject: Re: background-image in emacs
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 14:42:04 +0100
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Hello,

On Sat, 25 Nov 2006, Dieter Wilhelm <address@hidden> wrote:
> M G Berberich <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> at the moemnt I'm using xemacs, and I have a background-image, which
>
> How does this work for lines broader than the buffer?

I'm not sure if I understood your question: It's simply a
background-image, belonging to the frame. It does not care about
»logical« lines. It's like printing on old-fashioned fanfold
computer-paper.

> It looks surely interesting. But normally the readability of text
> presented in lines is good when they aren't too long.
> 
> The only advantage I discern is when comparing stuff by hand i. e.
> checking data presented in tabular form and your eyes have to wander
> constantly from the sheet to the screen and might end up in the
> wrong line.

I normaly don't do this. I like it and think its usefull in editing
"formated" texts, like source-code.

> This reminds me a bit of `global-hl-line-mode'.

That's a nice feature, but not what I want. It is useful for your
exmaple above, but, as I said, that's not what I'm doing.

        MfG
        bmg

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