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Re: [O] [PATCH] Option for clock and timer to be displayed in frame-titl

From: Bernt Hansen
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] Option for clock and timer to be displayed in frame-title
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:43:17 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

George Kettleborough <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Feb 28 2012, Bernt Hansen wrote:
>> This patch needs a changelog entry in the commit text and a long
>> description would also be appreciated.  The long description allows us
>> to see the purpose of the patch and how to use it without the necessity
>> to read and parse any of the code changes.
> Ok, I've done a changelog entry.  I hope this is what is expected.
> (Also fixed a minor bug in original patch and added better documentation
> to the new custom variable).
> The patch adds options to both org-clock and org-timer regarding how the
> current clock/timer is displayed.  Currently they are both displayed in
> the mode line.  This is not ideal since if you split your window
> horizontally then the mode line becomes quite short so often the clock
> is truncated and the timer might not even be visible.
> The new options control whether the clock/timer is displayed in the mode
> line and/or frame title.  The frame title is usually wasted space for
> people running a graphical version of emacs so it is quite useful there
> I think.

Thanks!  I use frames on Windows at work and no frames on Linux (in
xmonad) at home.  I tend to run with emacs full screen so I haven't
my modeline is long enough for me -- but it will be interesting to see
how the frame title clock works.


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