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Re: Highlight process-marked files in Gnus summary?

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Highlight process-marked files in Gnus summary?
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:20:36 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Roland Winkler <> writes:

> On Tue, May 19 2020, Lars Ingebrigtsen wrote:
>> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>>>> The obvious goal is to get a better overview of what is marked before I
>>>> e.g. delete the articles.  It's too easy to make a mistake with only
>>>> those little # marks around.  Ideally the used face would specify a
>>>> background color (like hl-line) so it doesn't interfere with the stuff
>>>> in `gnus-summary-highlight'.
>>> I haven't ever looked at the summary-highlight code, but would it be
>>> hard to add another entry in there, call it `process', to specifically
>>> target the process mark?
>> I don't think that's necessary?  Can't you just add highlighting based
>> on pretty much anything in the highlighting code?  (It's been a while
>> since I looked at it...)
> I found this old thread.  Could it make sense to have a minor mode that
> puts the `invisible' text property on all lines without process-mark?

I'm cc'd here but don't know this area of the code at all, sorry.

> I have in mind a use case different from Michael who started this thread:
> Often I deal with threads that evolve (magically) such that they become
> recognized as multiple threads.  In such a case the process-mark can
> help to "collect" all threads on a topic.  Or are there better solutions
> for this?

I think `gnus-summary-reparent-thread' or some subset of the code
therein might provide a solution.

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