This is not urgent, but just wondering if an Emacs user could let me know which face I need to adjust to remove the faint gutters at the edge of my windows?

I am using GUI GNU Emacs X86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0 (installed via Homebrew if that makes a difference) and using molokai theme installed via color-theme package

These buffers here

Thank you

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    Some people remove the fringes entirely; however, others like the adjustable fringe width and either make the color match the background or contrast that color against the background. I like to display bitmaps in the fringe, so I need a certain minimum width.
    – lawlist
    Jun 19 '15 at 1:33
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    I have been using Emacs for about 6 months and only just now using the GUI. I think I like it with the two matching. Contrasting is a bit annoying for my eyes. Thank you for the heads up though.
    – m__
    Jun 19 '15 at 1:58

The face is called...fringe.

You can see all currently defined faces using M-x list-faces-display.

So just M-x customize-face fringe.

  • Thank you. That's great. All adjusted now, and was able to change my cursor too while I was at it :)
    – m__
    Jun 19 '15 at 1:59
  • I should add, for anyone searching in the future, I added the following to my init files and it solved it perfectly for the theme I'm currently using: (set-face-attribute 'fringe nil :background "#1B1D1E")
    – m__
    Jun 19 '15 at 2:09

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