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Re: Reading the Mode Line



Yes, I thought about this and seems like a plausable idea.

On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 10:54:31AM -0500, Arsalan Ahmad wrote:
> 
> 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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