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Reading the Mode Line




Hi, one easy but probably not-so-professional way would be to create a macro which reads the mode line, column and line number. Then name and save the macro in a file. And then bind it to a key you can remember.

Regards,
Arsalan

Steve Holmes writes:
 > I realize that one can press c-e m  to heare the mode you are
 > currently in but I don't think gives all the possible information.
 > Case in point: Go into a text file (text-mode) and review the mode
 > with the above command.  Then turn auto-fill-mode and review it
 > again.  When I do it, I notice no change in spoken output.  If I use a
 > full screen reader such as speakup to review the mode line, I can
 > heare the word 'fill' included.  Is there any way to get emacspeak to
 > offer more information? Also, is there a way to heare column and line
 > number at the same time when reviewing the mode?  As I see it right
 > now, I would have to use three different keystrokes to get all this
 > information. Any ideas?
 > 
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