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How to have two different headers for two different modes with header2?

For instance, to have a header like :

% ----------
% File-name : 
% ----------

when I create a .el file and a header like :

# ----------
# Location :
# ----------

when I create a .R files.

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From the Commentary of file header2.el:

;;     Mode-specific headers:
;;     ---------------------
;;      Not all headers need look alike.  Suppose that you have a unix script mode
;;      and want it to have a shell specifier line that all other headers do not
;;      have.  To do this, Place the following line in a hook called when the
;;      mode is invoked or in the code that establishes the mode:
;;
;;         (add-hook 'make-header-hook 'header-shell nil t)
;;
;;      The header building blocks are sensitive to the different comment
;;      characters in different modes.

In addition, if you need to you can make any of the user options that define parts of the header buffer-local, i.e., specific to a given mode. And if you really need to, you can do likewise for make-header-hook.

  • I already read this part of header2.el's header, but I don't understand how to do so. – P.-A. Jun 28 '16 at 19:14
  • I finally get it ! I defined two functions for locally setting make-header-hook and then added these functions to mode hooks. Thank you for your answer. – P.-A. Jul 1 '16 at 13:16

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