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Re: what is the point of overlay-arrow-string?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: what is the point of overlay-arrow-string?
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 20:50:22 +0200

> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 10:22:28 -0700 (MST)
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
>     > All of the source in Emacs sets this to "=>".  What is the
>     > difference?  Can one display anything other than an arrow?
>     Not at this time, I think.  The bitmaps displayed in the fringe are
>     hard-coded in the C code.
> On a tty, the value of overlay-arrow-string is still used.
> I think the right thing to do on X is to check whether the
> overlay-arrow-string is "=>", and if so, use the fringe icon;
> otherwise, display overlay-arrow-string in the old-fashioned way.

I think we already do that.

My response assumed that the OP wanted to customize the bitmap
displayed on the fringe, not the character string.

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