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Re: highlight failed part of isearch input

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: highlight failed part of isearch input
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 02:33:42 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>>       (when (string-match " +$" m)
>>          (propertize (substring m (match-beginning 0)) 'face
>>             'trailing-whitespace))
>> This is a no-op.  But maybe it is good to remove this code because the
>> failed trailing whitespace is highlighted in the new face isearch-failed.
>> We could change its background to more strong color, e.g. to something
>> like is used in Firefox failed search, so failed space will be
>> more visible.
> Good catch. We need to change the face of the pertinent part of `m' itself,
> not just a copy. Thx. The face to use for that is `trailing-whitespace', no?

Why use `trailing-whitespace' when `isearch-fail' face makes failed
trailing whitespace visible as well?

Juri Linkov

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