buffer screenshot The green arrow points to the face header-line; so I'm good there.
But I have no idea what specific face the red arrow is pointing to.
Does anybody know?

  • My default color is a grey background for everything in the header-line when I type M-x list-buffers -- no purple, no blue. What theme, or other gizmo/doohickey, are you using that changes the default behavior? Are you using M-x list-buffers or a different method of getting the *Buffer List*?
    – lawlist
    Aug 21, 2018 at 22:53
  • I set all the faces that I don't use or don't know to a purple background and a black foreground. So I know that it's one of those faces in M-x list-buffers. Aug 21, 2018 at 23:25

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It is the fixed-pitch font-face.
You can find and customize this face by issuing the command: M-x list-faces-display

  • @Drew Heck yeah it would be! Just edited to be more succinct. Aug 28, 2018 at 5:26

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