focus-mode that dims the text of surrounding sections, similar to iA Writer's Focus Mode.
You can install Focus using elpa. It's available on melpa:
M-x package-install focus
The package has only been tried on Emacs 24.4 and 24.5, but should work on Emacs 24 or higher.
focus-mode with M-x focus-mode .
focus-read-only-mode is provided, which is a mode optimized for continuous reading. It inhibits change in the buffer, hides the cursor and provides bindings for moving between things (defined in Thing At Point). One can toggle
focus-read-only-mode with M-x focus-read-only-mode or C-c C-q if
focus-mode is enabled.
Some bindings for simple navigation and exiting
focus-read-only-mode are provided.
|n||Jump to next thing|
|SPC||Jump to next thing|
|p||Jump to previous thing|
|S-SPC||Jump to previous thing|
The amount of dimness can be customized by setting the
focus-dimness variable, where a positive integer indicates a more dim color (i.e. more blended with the background color of your theme), and a negative integer indicates a less dim color.
Focus uses the Thing At Point library to choose what section should be in focus. By default, modes derived from
defun, and modes derived from
sentence. This a customizable by setting the
focus-mode-to-thing variable, which is a list containing pairs on the form
(mode . thing).
This is what it looks like:
|Light Theme (leuven)||Dark Theme (monokai)|