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


From: Amos Bird
Subject: Re: How can I remove effects of text properties in 'before-string
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 01:07:42 +0800
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.19; emacs 25.3.1

Hi, how can I use that to set margin text?

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

emacs -Q

(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)

I don't know what you're up to but in general
you can use `buffer-substring-no-properties'.


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Amos Bird
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