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Powerline mode-line menues in terminal mode

When inside terminal mode (emacs -nw) I can open the menu using M-F10 in terminal mode. Is there a similar possibility for the powerline mode-line menue on the bottom of the window?
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Show powerline git information in dired

Powerline shows git branch information for a buffer that are under version control vc-mode. Only when vc-mode is set for a buffer the Git branch information is displayed. When inside dired there is no ...
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Adding pdf page number/amount back when using powerline with docview

So I started using the powerline addon for emacs, and I noticed that among other things, by default it hides the page number of the pdf file (for instance P1/4) in the mode line. Is there any way to ...
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Show longer file name in spaceline buffer name

With a long file name, my spaceline buffer name is truncated at 20ish characters. There is room left in the mode line, how can I show more characters? I'd like to either explicitly set the number of ...
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I'd like a global mode-line in my frame [duplicate]

A previous comment... In the following I'm calling mode-line to the mode-line itself or any of its variations/replacements (e.g. powerline) Statement of the problem In the next picture, you can see ...
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Which mode-line package(s) is/are most extendable?

My question: Hi, lately I've been looking into various mode-line customization packages such as Smart Mode Line, Powerline, Spaceline, or Telephone Line. I'd like to write a package that works ...
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Mode line overflow/interference with Spaceline

I am using Spaceline with the following configuration: (use-package spaceline-config :config (setq-default mode-line-format '("%e" (:eval (spaceline-ml-main))) powerline-default-separator ...
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Restrict Mode Line display to window

I am configuring mode-line and currently the time is displayed in each window's mode-line, as shown by the image below. Is it possible to restrict the time display to the bottom right mode-line?
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How to install smart-mode-line powerline theme with use-package

I'm trying to move from el-get to use-package. I am having trouble with smart-mode-line-powerline-theme. Emacs complains at startup time with (error "Unable to find theme file for ‘smart-mode-line-...
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mode line time not updating

I'm using powerline for my modeline and I have placed a clock within the modeline. This clock is only updating when I'm within that buffer, if I have another buffer up the clock freezes until that ...
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How to get Powerline colours working in Emacs Shell/Term mode?

I have recently started using Spacemacs instead of VIM, because of great VHDL mode. In vim (neovim) I used to use VIM as terminal emulator. In Emacs I have encountered a bit of strange colour ...
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How can I slightly modify an emacs powerline theme?

The screenshot below is my current emacs powerline: I'm pretty happy with the theme, but I'd like to slightly change the color of the text in the blue areas. What can I put in my .emacs file to ...
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Displaying workgroup details on powerline or telephone-line modeline

I recently came across various workgroup extensions for Emacs and have been doing some experiments. I had a look at: eyebrowse workgroups workgroups2 (I have currently settled with workgroups2) I ...
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How do I hide which-func from powerline in 24.5?

I'm having trouble hiding the display of which-func from powerline. I'm successfully showing it in the header, but it stubbornly won't be removed from powerline. I've tried the following: (setq mode-...
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Powerline not rendering after adding another face

I am using this powerline and have trouble modifying the theme. This is my config for powerline: ;; My theme and setting for powerline ;; include original powerline (require 'powerline) ;; theme ;; ...
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Powerline: display selected window's mode line in all windows

I know this is a slightly odd request, but I'd like to make all the mode lines for windows within a frame identical. I'm using powerline with the default spacemacs theme. So, if I have three windows ...
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How to :delight major mode strings when using powerline with use-package?

I am unable to :delight major mode strings (in the mode-line) from use-package because I am intializing powerline with use-package itself. My guess is that the :delight'ing part occurs at the wrong ...
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Powerline: how to show whether buffer is modified more prominently

I've just installed powerline to update my emacs looks for the 21. century. I like it, but I'm bothered that the modified-buffer indicator is just a simple, barely discernible asterisk. Is there a ...
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Modify the buffer name in the modeline

Helm-mini displays a yellow @ when a file or buffer is remote (in my case accessed via tramp/ssh), which I find quite handy. I'd like to add such a marker to the buffer name part of my modeline, but I'...
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how to add date and time into spacemacs' mode line

I usually use Spacemacs in maximized window, thus the date and time presented in mode line is a must. I understand that spacemacs uses powerline mode to mimic vim, the manuals of both spacemacs and ...
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Emacs powerline inconsistent colors behind arrows

I just setup powerline for the first time and there's this whitish transparent background overtop all of the arrows. Is there anyway to fix this? Also, while we're at it, just a general question: ...
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Install repo fork using el-get [closed]

This is what I am trying to install but I keep running into no 'powerline-themes'. I have only started using Emacs yesterday, so can someone please point out what is going on behind the scenes and why ...
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How to make persistent buffer list above frame like in vim powerline

I want to implement behavior similar to mine vim config, where all basic info was below the main frame, like modes, position in file, changes, but above the frame is list of all buffers, with ...
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Emacs gets really slow when trying to compute battery status within mode-line-format

While configuring powerline, I use my own format for the mode-line. I now want to apply a different face to the battery load string, depending on the battery status (dis/charging). However, when I ...
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Modeline artefacts around powerline arrows

I'm using vanilla powerline with solarized theme: (require 'powerline) (powerline-center-theme) (load-theme 'solarized-light t) And I get these artefacts (the malformed and sticking-slightly-above-...
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Powerline separators on Windows — create XPM image?

I'm running Emacs 24.4.1 on Windows 8, and am unable to get powerline to display the fancy separators (arrows, etc). There are a handful for packages and forks that implement powerline for Emacs, of ...
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How do I fully uninstall/erradicate powerline?

I'm running GNU Emacs 24.4.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0, NS apple-appkit-1265.21) of 2014-10-20 on builder10-9.porkrind.org, the one available form gnuemacsformacosx.com. After upgrading, my modeline ...
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How do I get a fancier mode line that uses solid colors and triangles?

People occasionally post screenshots with modelines that have solid colors and triangles: How do I replicate this effect?