[notmuch] [PATCH -v2] notmuch.el: Add face support to search and show mode

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Sun Nov 22 14:48:02 PST 2009

On Sun, 22 Nov 2009 17:51:06 +0530, "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> > It's interesting to be able to highlight specific tags like this. But I
> > think that first I'd like to have a single 'notmuch-tag face to make it
> > easier to see all the tag names, since they're hard to see among the
> > subject. And then maybe after that have s 'notmuch-tag-important-face or
> > something. I'm guessing that just that much would cover most people's
> > needs, before needing to choose custom colors for each tag name.
> The default search pattern for notmuch is inbox and unread right. So adding
> both of them to the notmuch-tag-face-alist should color the tags
> properly.

Well, actually the default search pattern for notmuch is just "inbox".

But it's really about *all* the tags I have on the messages. I would
like all of my tags to stand out from the subject line, (and I don't
want to keep adjusting notmuch-tag-face-alist every time I add a new

I'd prefer instead to just be able to choose a color that would
highlight everyhing between the final set of parentheses in the search

> One of the easy part with emacs is we can use customize-face and select 
> notmuch-show-subject-face to select what ever suites your configuration.
> For me with black background i found yellow with bold to be nice.

OK. I'll experiment and look for a reasonable color for a white


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