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* [Babel] Error output buffer
@ 2010-11-23 10:03 Sébastien Vauban
  2010-11-23 14:06 ` Dan Davison
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From: Sébastien Vauban @ 2010-11-23 10:03 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: emacs-orgmode-mXXj517/zsQ

Hi,

A quick wished feature, if you agree on its usefulness.

Currently, all error messages are concatenated to the same buffer, execution
after execution, which makes it *difficult to distinguish between the new
errors*, and the ones already seen previously.

Different propositions:

- delete the contents of the buffer before every code execution

- add something visible after every execution, like a separator line or a ^L
  character (new page, than can easily be displayed as a rule)

- always show the last lines in a different color

- in the same spirit, use two alternate colors for the messages (like in some
  HTML tables, for odd/even rows)

- add a timestamp with the date, before every code execution.

This is not exhaustive, just some (funny for some of them) ideas I have in
mind in order to make the messages more visible than they currently are.

Thanks.

Best regards,
  Seb

-- 
Sébastien Vauban


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2010-11-23 20:59 ` Eric S Fraga
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