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Re: Is Default face a per frame attribute or a global one?

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: Is Default face a per frame attribute or a global one?
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:03:53 +0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Alexandros Prekates (2014-08-25 14:07 +0400) wrote:

> On 25/08/2014 08:54 πμ, Alex Kost wrote:
>> Alexandros Prekates (2014-08-25 03:29 +0400) wrote:
>>> Continuing little experiments to better undestand the relation among
>>> fonts, faces, frames etc, i noticed
>>> that  if i have 2 frames (A and B) and  i evaluate from ielm in frame A
>>> (set-frame-font "liberation serif" nil nil) . when i check the default
>>> face's font i see different values in frame A from frame B.
>>> So it seems that default face is a frame's variable.
>>> i mean every frame has its own default face? Is that right?
>> As you can see after "C-h f set-frame-font":
>> “...
>> If FRAMES is nil, apply the font to the selected frame only.
>> ...”
>> So the second nil in your expression means you set a font only for the
>> current frame A.
> So default face is not a global emacs session variable. It's an
> attribute per frame.

I thought you were talking about frame fonts.  AFAIU there is only one
‘default’ face (defined in "faces.el"), if that's what you mean.

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