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Re: [Orgmode] leading stars not hidden

From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] leading stars not hidden
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 11:28:20 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Dan Davison <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 10:39:06AM -0400, Joel J. Adamson wrote:
>> David Rawlins <address@hidden> writes:
>> > I'm using gnome-terminal in debian etch with a white background.
>> > The org-hide face foreground is set to "white," but it actually
>> > shows up as a light grey. Has anyone else run into this problem
>> > and found a solution? I can change to a black background and make
>> > it work, but I'd rather not.
>>  Just out of curiosity, if you're using Gnome, why not use the X
>> display of Emacs? I myself use emacslient -t and co., so I'm
>> genuinely curious what you're using it for.
> I do the same thing (i.e. run emacs from gnome-terminal with emacs
> -nw), for (probably questionable) aesthetic reasons: I like my emacs
> sessions to have the same look as all my terminal sessions. I'm a
> recent convert/refugee to gnome from a fairly brutal minimalist window
> manager (ion3), and am quite taken with things like semi-transparent
> backgrounds. So I have a darkish desktop background pattern which is
> visible behind my emacs and terminal sessions. The leading stars are
> not very visible in a dark face, so that's OK. I assume there's no
> obvious way to set the org-hide face so that the leading stars are
> transparent? (or even, transparent to the same degree as the
> background of my gnome-terminal?)

Perhaps another Gnomer can correct me: you can enable transparency for
any client frame using compiz.  Have you tried it out?


Joel J. Adamson
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