May 8, 2021

Emacs smart-mode-Line and whitelisting wc-mode

There’s a lot of stuff in the default emacs modeline, particularly once you start adding a bunch of useful minor modes like show-paren-mode, smartparens-mode, aggressive-indent-mode, which-key, helm, company-mode etc etc… I honestly don’t find it useful to have access to all that information in the modeline, (if I need to know what’s active, I can just run C-h m). There’s a couple of packages specifically designed to shrink or remove minor mode indicators from your mode line (diminish, delight…) but I don’t really want to have to explicitly set an option for each minor mode. Read more

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