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Re: scrollbar alternative

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: scrollbar alternative
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 13:44:50 +0100

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 5:34 AM, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I tried to copy your code to my .emacs file, but my mode bar
>> doesn't change like yours. Shall I change something else?
> If your window is not wide enough, it might actually be "showing", but off to
> the right, too far for you to see (outside the window).  The mode line can be
> truncated at the right, depending on the window width. If you make your window
> wider, you might see the indicator.
> (That explanation doesn't apply if your Emacs version is 21 - in that case, 
> the
> indicator appears just after the buffer name.)
> Try this (same code, just tweaked a bit, mainly to avoid wrapping by my 
> mailer).
> The last line here moves the indicator to where the size indicator normally 
> is,
> just after the buffer name, so you should be able to see it OK.

I like the feature. I think something like this should be in Emacs.

Attached is a little bit more elaborated version. Name suggestions are welcome.

Attachment: sml-modeline.el
Description: Text document

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