[OS X Emacs] Minibuffer appearance

Salvatore Enrico Indiogine hindiogine at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 09:57:59 EST 2009


2009/2/6 David Reitter <david.reitter at gmail.com>:
> There is no face in emacs meant specifically for the echo area (and I
> presume you want to change that rather than just minibuffers).
> There are several ways, but the easiest one would be:
> - Turn off Autofaces
> - use the "Background color" function to choose a color for the frame
> (rather than for the major mode)
> - Turn Autofaces on again.

Thanks, it worked perfectly.    I guess I still do not understand
"faces" and "autofaces".   I just ordered the "GNU Emacs Manual" by
Richard Stallman, 2007.   I need to better understand this wonderful
software application.   Actually, I just use Emacs+LaTeX+R, Firefox,
iTunes, and VLC.  That is it, and Emacs + Firefox are 95% of all my


Enrico Indiogine

Mathematics Education
Texas A&M University

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