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Re: change the background color of a single window


From: Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: change the background color of a single window
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 14:38:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Johan Bockgård) writes:

> Dieter Wilhelm <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> is it possible to change the background color of a single window?
>
> No (if you mean the same thing by "window" as Emacs does). There are

Yes, sometimes I'm precise 8-).

> no buffer/window local faces (yet[1]). Faces can be frame local
> though.

Sigh, thank you anyway, you spared me the hassle to look further.

> [1] http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2004-05/msg00137.html

Thank you Johan for the pointer but it's just a minor gripe for me (I
wanted to show a helper window in the frame with another background to
distinguish the windows better while saving the mode line space); I'll
stay with the stock (CVS) Emacs.

-- 
    Best wishes

    H. Dieter Wilhelm
    Darmstadt, Germany




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