[notmuch] [PATCH -v5] notmuch.el: Add face support to search mode

Aneesh Kumar K.V aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Nov 27 00:42:11 PST 2009

This patch use notmuch-tag-face showing tags in the notmuch-search-mode.

We can selectively highlight each tag by setting notmuch-tag-face-alist as below

(defface notmuch-tag-unread-face
 '((((class color)) (:foreground "goldenrod")))
  "Notmuch search mode face used to highligh tags.")

(defface notmuch-tag-inbox-face
 '((((class color)) (:foreground "red")))
  "Notmuch search mode face used to highligh tags.")

(setq notmuch-tag-face-alist '(("unread" . 'notmuch-tag-unread-face)
			       ("inbox" . 'notmuch-tag-inbox-face)))
(require 'notmuch)

Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
 notmuch.el |   23 ++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/notmuch.el b/notmuch.el
index 551048a..4dc5a06 100644
--- a/notmuch.el
+++ b/notmuch.el
@@ -835,6 +835,16 @@ thread from that buffer can be show when done with this one)."
   (goto-char (point-max))
   (forward-line -1))
+(defface notmuch-tag-face
+ '((((class color)) (:foreground "red")))
+  "Notmuch search mode face used to highligh tags."
+  :group 'notmuch)
+(defvar notmuch-tag-face-alist nil
+  "List containing the tag list that need to be highlighed")
+(defvar notmuch-search-font-lock-keywords  nil)
 (defun notmuch-search-mode ()
   "Major mode for searching mail with notmuch.
@@ -865,7 +875,18 @@ global search.
   (setq truncate-lines t)
   (setq major-mode 'notmuch-search-mode
 	mode-name "notmuch-search")
-  (setq buffer-read-only t))
+  (setq buffer-read-only t)
+  (if (not notmuch-tag-face-alist)
+      (add-to-list 'notmuch-search-font-lock-keywords (list
+		"\\(([^)]*)$\\)" '(1  'notmuch-tag-face)))
+    (progn
+  (setq notmuch-search-tags (mapcar 'car notmuch-tag-face-alist))
+  (loop for notmuch-search-tag  in notmuch-search-tags
+    do (add-to-list 'notmuch-search-font-lock-keywords (list
+				(concat "\\(" notmuch-search-tag "\\)")
+		    `(1  ,(cdr (assoc notmuch-search-tag notmuch-tag-face-alist))))))))
+  (set (make-local-variable 'font-lock-defaults)
+         '(notmuch-search-font-lock-keywords t)))
 (defun notmuch-search-find-thread-id ()
   "Return the thread for the current thread"

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