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Re: Highlighting whitespace at EOL.

From: Greg Hill
Subject: Re: Highlighting whitespace at EOL.
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 11:07:03 -0800


Just last night I ran across a customization variable named "show-trailing-whitespace" in chapter 38 of the GNU Emacs Lisp Reference Manual.
It seems to be new with Emacs-21.

At 9:07 AM -0800 4/2/02, Murray Stokely wrote:
  I'm interested in writing a minor mode for marking up man pages with
the mdoc macros.  One of the things I would like to do is have
whitespace characters at the end of a nonblank line show up in a
different color, so I can easily notice (and remove) these stray marks
(which can easily be done with a macro, but thats not the point).

  I don't need to setup a syntax table for something so trivial, do I?
Is there a good example minor mode to help learn some of this stuff?

   - Murray

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