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mu4e~main-action-str broken for non-alphanumeric keys #342

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wasamasa opened this Issue Jan 7, 2014 · 6 comments

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@wasamasa
wasamasa commented Jan 7, 2014

I've remapped the search in the main view from the key s to /. Because the main view is kind of hardcoded, I've hacked around to replace the line \t* enter a [s]earch query\n with \t* [/] enter a search query\n. The replacement itself works fine, however neither the / gets propertized nor the clickable area is set correctly. Judging from the defun of mu4e~main-action-str it is looking for word boundaries, can it be patched to use other ascii glyphs (with the exception of brackets obviously), too?

@djcb
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djcb commented Jan 12, 2014

I've changed it a bit, now you should be able to use non-alphanum characters there

@wasamasa

The code looks correct so far from the approach, but the regexp does no longer match anything. I've tested a bit and replacing \\[\\(\\.\\)\\] with \\[\\(.\\)\\] seems to do the trick. Can you verify this?

@djcb
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djcb commented Jan 25, 2014

Hmmm.... it seems indeed that the regexp was incorrect -- but it worked for me, somehow. Anyway, I have updated the code.

@wasamasa

That regexp does the face matching, the other part of the issue is that the mouse-over face doesn't extend correctly because it's looking for \\w. I've used another regex which extends the mouse-over to include the opening bracket this way, maybe you can include that, too?

@IvanMalison

I'm not sure if this is related, but my mu4e main buffer looks like:

* mu4e - mu for emacs version 0.9.9.5 C

  Basics

    * [*]ump to some maildir
    * enter a [*]earch query
    * [*]ompose a new message

  Bookmarks

    * [* ] Unread messages
    * [* ] Today's messages
    * [* ] Last 7 days
    * [* ] Messages with images

  Misc

    * [*]pdate email & database

    * [*]bout mu4e
    * [*]elp
    * [*]uit

Any idea what might be causing this?

@djcb
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djcb commented Dec 13, 2014

There was some interaction between some versions of emacs / mu4e which triggered this... however, it works fine if you upgrade your mu4e to a later version.

@djcb djcb closed this Dec 13, 2014
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