Since I basically spend much of my computing in Emacs, it’s no surprise I have come to love customizing it. One Emacs facet I keep returning to is the mode line.
To be honest, it’s hard to remember everything I tried on this little but very useful tool. For a long while smart-mode-line has been my go-to package. I considered powerline briefly, but even spaceline didn’t last long. Eventually, I rolled my own spin and never looked for an external solution again.
Ever being annoyed by the long list of minor modes taking up precious space? Or
are you just tired of adding
:diminish every time you install a new package via
minions to the rescue.
minions replaces the minor mode list with a customizable lighter, which upon
click reveals a menu with an entry for every minor mode available. You can
enable or disable a specific mode or explore its settings in a breeze.
reduces the clutter while making it easier to check on your minor modes.
On the other hand,
moody is for the true artist. I love sparkling Emacs with
some beauty, but as much as sanityinc-tomorrow-night helps me with that,
I haven’t been able to accomplish something really satisfying with the mode line
Now look at that. It feels awesome.