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Re: definition lines in Info - 1) link, 2) highlight

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: definition lines in Info - 1) link, 2) highlight
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 00:58:51 +0300

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 10:33:23 -0700
> One way to do it:
> 1. Define a face for each of the description types: Function, Special Form,
> etc. I have 7 such faces, so a reader can easily pick out, say, a Command or
> Variable from a list of Functions.
> 2. Define a face for the rest of each description line, to be used for all
> description types. That is, a description such as "Function: foo INTEGER1
> &optional INTEGER2" will have one face applied to "Function:" and another
> face applied to " foo INTEGER1 &optional INTEGER2". I use the same
> background for all 8 faces.
> 3. Define a function that searches a node for the regexp and fontifies (via
> put-text-property) accordingly, using the faces.
> 4. Call #3 in Info-fontify-node. For Emacs 22, I do that just before the
> titles are fontified.


Richard, is this what you had in mind?  Frankly, it sounds too
complicated to me to install at this point.

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