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Re: overlay debugging


From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: overlay debugging
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2002 01:45:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.90 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

address@hidden (Colin Walters) writes:

> On Wed, 2002-06-05 at 05:18, Alex Schroeder wrote:
>
>> When I want to check why a given character in a given buffer looks and
>> acts the way it does, I like to use M-x list-text-properties.  What I
>> like about it is the list of all text-properties used and their
>> values.  Now if the information I want is in overlays, I cannot get to
>> it.  I must use M-: (setq o (overlays-at (point))) switch to the
>> scratch buffer and test some of the properties myself explicitly,
>> there is no way to "just list" them.
>
> Does the function `describe-text-at' do what you want?

The function seems to be undefined in GNU Emacs 21.2.90.1
(i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars) of 2002-05-28 on
confusibombus...

Alex.
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