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Re: Is there something like `on-display-functions'?

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Is there something like `on-display-functions'?
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:55:44 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

Hi, Lennart,

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 02:53:35PM +0100, Lennart Borgman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Is there some hook called each time something's about to be displayed
> > on the screen (regardless of whether or not font-lock is enabled)?

> > If there is, I could use it to apply the appropriate text properties
> > to C++ template delimiters as they're about to be displayed, thus
> > potentially speeding up startup for C++ (and like languages).

> > Yes, I've tried searching for it and not found it.

> Just curious, but why don't you want to use font-lock for it?

Because font-lock is merely a user option which not every user likes,
even though most do.  There is, I believe, at least one Emacs developer
who runs Emacs without it.

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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