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Re: emacs -nw display bug?


From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: emacs -nw display bug?
Date: 30 Jun 2014 16:22:38 GMT
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> From: Joost Kremers <address@hidden>
>> Date: 30 Jun 2014 15:57:09 GMT
>> - (setq-local mode-line-format nil) ; disable the mode line in the current 
>> window
>
> Don't do that.  Emacs display engine assumes that there always is a
> mode line.

Then why does the Elisp manual say:

,----
|  -- User Option: mode-line-format
|
|      [...]
| 
|      If you set this variable to `nil' in a buffer, that buffer does not
|      have a mode line.  (A window that is just one line tall also does
|      not display a mode line.)
`----

A similar remark is in the doc string for `mode-line-format`.

And it does work fine in GUI Emacs.



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Joost Kremers                                   address@hidden
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