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Re: Coloring window parts without content


From: Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: Coloring window parts without content
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 08:03:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

"address@hidden" <address@hidden> writes:

> I'd like to color the headings in outline, so that the headings have a
> distinct background color which spans horizontally across the visible
> window.

This reminds me a bit of hl-line-mode.

>
> I can insert spaces of course after the heading text, but it's clumsy.
> Is it possible to color buffer parts beyond the ending of the current
> line? AFAIK, only buffer contents can have face properties.

Sorry, no precise idea (maybe with overlays?) but I'm hopeful that in
above function you will find an answer on how one could achieve this
(and hopefully returning your findings 8-).

-- 
    Best wishes

    H. Dieter Wilhelm
    Darmstadt, Germany




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