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Re: [O] [PATCH] Option for clock and timer to be displayed in frame-titl
Re: [O] [PATCH] Option for clock and timer to be displayed in frame-title
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:43:17 -0500
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.