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There's some stuff in the mode-line that's "global", not particular to that buffer, e.g. date-time-load, org-clock task and erc-track. If split-window-right, that stuff is both duplicated and truncated in the same way in both windows, e.g. here the org clock task name is truncated (scroll right to see the duplication):

27: 0 U ~/foo.el Top Elisp 12:19 [#ha] [1:31] [Procrast| 99: 0 U ~/foo.el 83% ELisp 12:19 [#ha] [1:31] [Procrast

Is there a way to truncate only the "global" stuff such that I get as much information as possible? E.g.

27: 0 U ~/foo.el Top Elisp 12:19 [#ha] [1:31] [Procras…| 99: 0 U ~/foo.el 83% Elisp 12:19 …tination]

(scroll right to see the non-duplication)

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  • Put last whatever you want to sacrifice truncating to. – Drew Apr 5 '17 at 13:34
  • I already do ;) I know it's minor, but it's been annoying me for some years now … – unhammer Apr 5 '17 at 19:13
  • … maybe I should try github.com/tautologyclub/feebleline – unhammer Jan 18 '18 at 8:38

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