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bug#35393: 26.2; `help-echo' text propertized with `face' is not shown i
bug#35393: 26.2; `help-echo' text propertized with `face' is not shown in that face
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:10:24 -0700 (PDT)
C-x b foo ; buffer in fundamental mode
Type a line of arbitrary text.
Type this and evaluate it:
(put-text-property 1 10 'help-echo "ABCDEFG")
No problem. The tooltip appears as expected, using face `tooltip'.
Now try this instead:
(put-text-property 1 10
'help-echo (propertize "rstuvwxyz" 'face 'custom-changed))
The propertized string is not used. The text property `face' is set
correctly, but the tooltip displayed ignores it.
If this is not considered a bug then please consider it an enhancement
request to be able to use a propertized string.
Consider the use case of a tooltip that shows a tiny bit of code, but
with more than one line, so that alignment etc. is important. You might
well want that code to be shown in a fixed-width font. You should be
able to do this by passing a string propertized with the appropriate
In GNU Emacs 26.2 (build 1, x86_64-w64-mingw32)
Repository revision: fd1b34bfba8f3f6298df47c8e10b61530426f749
Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 10.0.17134
`configure --without-dbus --host=x86_64-w64-mingw32
--without-compress-install 'CFLAGS=-O2 -static -g3''
- bug#35393: 26.2; `help-echo' text propertized with `face' is not shown in that face,
Drew Adams <=