1.7 Other CEDET Library functions
CEDET provides several other useful libraries in the
common/ directory. These libraries supply most of their
documentation through the Commentary section of the Emacs Lisp file.
Some of the libraries are:
Collection of extensions to support custom CEDET datatypes.
Simple way to briefly highlight a region or line. For Emacs 22, it
will pulse the line, with the color drifting from one shade to
another. For older versions Emacs, it will just highlight the line
Specify functions that have different behaviors based on major-mode,
or variables with different local values based on major mode. Setting
a value to a specific mode causes the value to change for all buffers
of that mode.
mode-local is also aware of mode inheritance, such that C++ mode
inherits some C configurations. You can also run code, or access
variables from other modes by with a temorary scoped setting.
mode local is used extensively throughout the semantic package.