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@NickD provided a good answer: use a face. OP's comment to Nick's answer says that he'll try to write a function that, given a string, returns a propertized string. Such functions already exist: propertize does that, and so does add-face-text-property. For example: (setq ss (propertize "abcde" 'face '(:foreground "red"))) or (setq ss &...


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You need to create a string with the appropriate face. You do that by attaching a face text property to the string, giving it value of some face (predefined or defined for the specific purpose - you can look at all the predefined faces with M-x list-faces-display and pick one from there, or you can define your own face). E.g. here's a snippet to use a ...


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