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Re: How can I remove effects of text properties in 'before-string


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How can I remove effects of text properties in 'before-string
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:02:12 +0300

> From: Amos Bird <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:25:31 +0800
> 
> (set-window-margins (get-buffer-window) 20 0)
> (overlay-put (make-overlay (point) (point)) 'before-string 
> (propertize "." 'display `((margin left-margin) ,"Hi there!")))
> (hl-line-mode)
> 
> The string "Hi there!" is also highlighted. How can I disable 
> that?

Give the string a distinct face.



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