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Re: [ELPA] New package proposal: visual-path-abbrev.el

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package proposal: visual-path-abbrev.el
Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 10:25:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Leo Liu <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2019-03-02 12:05 +0100, Tassilo Horn wrote:
>> I've just written a small minor mode which abbreviates file paths
>> visually by using overlays.  When point enters such an overlay, the
>> path is shown normally again.
> I had the need to implement such a feature in ggtags.el almost since
> its creation; see ggtags-abbreviate-files which is run by jit-lock.

Oh, interesting, but probably a bit different use-case.  I want that the
file names stay editable and un-abbreviate as soon as point enters them
(at least as an option).  I think that's not possible when using the
'invisible text property.


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