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bug#6930: 24.0.50; (elisp) Layout Parameters: What is ""the standard fri


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#6930: 24.0.50; (elisp) Layout Parameters: What is ""the standard fringe width"?
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2010 11:18:14 +0300

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 15:22:49 -0700
> Cc: 
> 
> The text says this:
>  
>      The default width of the left and right fringes of windows in this
>      frame (*note Fringes::).  If either of these is zero, that
>      effectively removes the corresponding fringe.  A value of `nil'
>      stands for the standard fringe width, which is the width needed to
>      display the fringe bitmaps.
>  
> If Lisp code wants to know how wide the left fringe is for a certain
> frame, it can look at the value of parameter `left-fringe' (and at
> variable `fringe-mode').  But if parameter `left-fringe' is nil, then
> the fringe width is what?

This works for me:

   (frame-parameter FRAME 'left-fringe) => 8

FRAME can be nil, meaning the currently selected frame.

Calling frame-parameter is the standard way of accessing values of
frame parameters.

So I'm closing this bug.





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