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Re: Face remapping on mouse menu

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Face remapping on mouse menu
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 09:07:58 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> Currently, shift-down-mouse-1 pops up a menu that lets the user choose a
> different font to apply to the current frame.
> This doesn't seem like a very useful operation for a mouse binding.
> Also, the choices aren't very suitable when fontconfig is in use; the
> menu consists of a pre-generated list of non-fontconfig fonts
> (x-fixed-font-alist) plus whichever fontconfig fonts happen to be loaded
> (generate-fontset-menu).
> Now that the face-remapping code has been checked in, I'd suggest
> changing this menu to a "buffer faces" menu.  It should contain a few
> items that remap the `default' face in the current buffer: an item to
> increase the face size, an item to decrease the face size, and an item
> to change the face font.  When fontconfig is available, the latter can
> use x-popup-dialog to pop up the GTK font selector, instead of relying
> on x-fixed-font-alist.


Joakim Verona

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