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From: Protesilaos Stavrou <info@protesilaos.com>
To: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Gustavo Barros <gusbrs.2016@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add faces to improve contextuality of agenda views
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 15:33:33 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87sfxra542.fsf@protesilaos.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87lf3jbu83.fsf@gnu.org>

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On 2021-09-26, 10:45 +0200, Bastien <bzg@gnu.org> wrote:

>> The attached patch defines and implements a few new faces for the
>> agenda.  
>
> Applied, thank you very much for the thorough explanations and the
> well-written patch and commit message.
>
> This deserves an entry in etc/ORG-NEWS for Org 9.5: would you be 
> willing to submit a patch for this?

Hello again Bastien!

Please find attached the entry for the ORG-NEWS.

All the best,
Protesilaos


-- 
Protesilaos Stavrou
https://protesilaos.com


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From ac96612c9e1313ef40fef042c4e79771776423bd Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
Message-Id: <ac96612c9e1313ef40fef042c4e79771776423bd.1632659262.git.info@protesilaos.com>
From: Protesilaos Stavrou <info@protesilaos.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 15:27:31 +0300
Subject: [PATCH] Document new agenda faces in the ORG-NEWS

---
 etc/ORG-NEWS | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 38 insertions(+)

diff --git a/etc/ORG-NEWS b/etc/ORG-NEWS
index 80a8bc388..f3cebd836 100644
--- a/etc/ORG-NEWS
+++ b/etc/ORG-NEWS
@@ -168,6 +168,44 @@ When specifying a custom agenda bulk option, you can now also specify
 a function which collects the arguments to be used with each call to
 the custom function.
 
+*** New faces to improve the contextuality of Org agenda views
+
+Four new faces improve certain styles and offer more flexibility for
+some Org agenda views: ~org-agenda-date-weekend-today~,
+~org-imminent-deadline~, ~org-agenda-structure-secondary~,
+~org-agenda-structure-filter~.  They inherit from existing faces in
+order to remain backward-compatible.
+
+Quoting from [[https://list.orgmode.org/87lf7q7gpq.fsf@protesilaos.com/][this thread]]:
+
+#+begin_quote
++ The 'org-imminent-deadline' is useful to disambiguate generic
+  warnings from deadlines.  For example, a warning could be rendered
+  in a yellow colored text and have a bold weight, whereas a deadline
+  might be red and styled with italics.
+
++ The 'org-agenda-structure-filter' applies to all tag/term filters
+  in agenda views that search for keywords or patterns.  It is
+  designed to inherit from 'org-agenda-structure' in addition to the
+  'org-warning' face that was present before (and removes the
+  generic 'warning' face from one place).  This offers the benefit
+  of consistency, as, say, an increase in font height or a change in
+  font family in 'org-agenda-structure' will propagate to the filter
+  as well.  The whole header line thus looks part of a singular
+  design.
+
++ The 'org-agenda-structure-secondary' complements the above for those
+  same views where a description follows the header.  For instance, the
+  tags view provides information to "Press N r" to filter by a
+  numbered tag.  Themes/users may prefer to disambiguate this line
+  from the header above it, such as by using a less intense color or by
+  reducing its height relative to the 'org-agenda-structure'.
+
++ The 'org-agenda-date-weekend-today' provides the option to
+  differentiate the current date on a weekend from the current date on
+  weekdays.
+#+end_quote
+
 *** New option ~org-clock-ask-before-exiting~
 
 By default, a function is now added to ~kill-emacs-query-functions~
-- 
2.33.0


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-26 12:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-03 21:58 Protesilaos Stavrou
2021-09-19 13:23 ` Timothy
2021-09-20  8:55   ` Protesilaos Stavrou
2021-09-26  8:45 ` Bastien
2021-09-26  9:05   ` Protesilaos Stavrou
2021-09-26 12:33   ` Protesilaos Stavrou [this message]
2021-09-26 12:45     ` Bastien

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