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RE: Best way to get hang of an elisp file?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Best way to get hang of an elisp file?
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:22:27 -0700 (PDT)

> > I'm curious whether there exists something like "outline mode",
> > hiding everything but the signature of a function and its docstring
> > etc.
> Yes, it's called outline-minor-mode ;-) For Elisp, I additionally use:
> (add-hook 'outline-minor-mode-hook
>           (lambda () (when (and outline-minor-mode
>                                 (derived-mode-p 'emacs-lisp-mode))
>             (hide-sublevels 1000))))
> which starts outline-minor-mode by hiding all the bodies of
> functions.  I also use `reveal-mode' which automatically unhides...

Good reminder.  `outline-minor-mode' and `reveal-mode' are oldies but

Not a complete answer here, though, since `o-m-mode' hides also the
doc strings.  (And even part of the signature, if it ends on another

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