python emacs / linum.el

;;; linum.el --- Display line numbers to the left of buffers

;; Copyright (C) 2007, 2008  Markus Triska

;; Author: Markus Triska <>
;; Keywords: convenience

;; This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
;; it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
;; the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option)
;; any later version.

;; This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
;; but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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;;; Commentary:

;; Display line numbers for the current buffer. Copy linum.el to your
;; load-path and add to your .emacs:

;;    (require 'linum)

;; Then toggle display of line numbers with M-x linum-mode. To enable
;; line numbering in all buffers, use M-x global-linum-mode.

;;; Code:

(defconst linum-version "0.9wza")

(defvar linum-overlays nil "Overlays used in this buffer.")
(defvar linum-available nil "Overlays available for reuse.")
(defvar linum-before-numbering-hook nil
  "Functions run in each buffer before line numbering starts.")

(mapc #'make-variable-buffer-local '(linum-overlays linum-available))

(defgroup linum nil
  "Show line numbers to the left of buffers"
  :group 'convenience)

(defcustom linum-format 'dynamic
  "Format used to display line numbers. Either a format string
like \"%7d\", 'dynamic to adapt the width as needed, or a
function that is called with a line number as its argument and
should evaluate to a string to be shown on that line. See also
  :group 'linum
  :type 'sexp)

(defface linum
  '((t :inherit (shadow default)))
  "Face for displaying line numbers in the display margin."
  :group 'linum)

(defcustom linum-eager t
  "Whether line numbers should be updated after each command.
The conservative setting `nil' might miss some buffer changes,
and you have to scroll or press C-l to update the numbers."
  :group 'linum
  :type 'boolean)

(defcustom linum-delay nil
  "Delay updates to give Emacs a chance for other changes."
  :group 'linum
  :type 'boolean)

(define-minor-mode linum-mode
  "Toggle display of line numbers in the left marginal area."
  :lighter ""                           ; for desktop.el
  (if linum-mode
        (if linum-eager
            (add-hook 'post-command-hook (if linum-delay
                                           'linum-update-current) nil t)
          (add-hook 'after-change-functions 'linum-after-change nil t))
        (add-hook 'window-scroll-functions 'linum-after-scroll nil t)
        ;; mistake in Emacs: window-size-change-functions cannot be local
        (add-hook 'window-size-change-functions 'linum-after-size)
        (add-hook 'change-major-mode-hook 'linum-delete-overlays nil t)
        (add-hook 'window-configuration-change-hook
                  'linum-after-config nil t)
    (remove-hook 'post-command-hook 'linum-update-current t)
    (remove-hook 'post-command-hook 'linum-schedule t)
    (remove-hook 'window-size-change-functions 'linum-after-size)
    (remove-hook 'window-scroll-functions 'linum-after-scroll t)
    (remove-hook 'after-change-functions 'linum-after-change t)
    (remove-hook 'window-configuration-change-hook 'linum-after-config t)
    (remove-hook 'change-major-mode-hook 'linum-delete-overlays t)

(define-globalized-minor-mode global-linum-mode linum-mode linum-on)

(defun linum-on ()
  (unless (minibufferp)
    (linum-mode 1)))

(defun linum-delete-overlays ()
  "Delete all overlays displaying line numbers for this buffer."
  (mapc #'delete-overlay linum-overlays)
  (setq linum-overlays nil)
  (dolist (w (get-buffer-window-list (current-buffer) nil t))
    (set-window-margins w 0)))

(defun linum-update-current ()
  "Update line numbers for the current buffer."
  (linum-update (current-buffer)))

(defun linum-update (buffer)
  "Update line numbers for all windows displaying BUFFER."
  (with-current-buffer buffer
    (when linum-mode
      (setq linum-available linum-overlays)
      (setq linum-overlays nil)
        (mapc #'linum-update-window
              (get-buffer-window-list buffer nil 'visible)))
      (mapc #'delete-overlay linum-available)
      (setq linum-available nil))))

(defun linum-update-window (win)
  "Update line numbers for the portion visible in window WIN."
  (goto-char (window-start win))
  (let ((line (line-number-at-pos))
        (limit (window-end win t))
        (fmt (cond ((stringp linum-format) linum-format)
                   ((eq linum-format 'dynamic)
                    (let ((w (length (number-to-string
                                      (count-lines (point-min) (point-max))))))
                      (concat "%" (number-to-string w) "d")))))
        (width 0))
    (run-hooks 'linum-before-numbering-hook)
    ;; Create an overlay (or reuse an existing one) for each
    ;; line visible in this window, if necessary.
    (while (and (not (eobp)) (<= (point) limit))
      (let* ((str (if fmt
                      (propertize (format fmt line) 'face 'linum)
                    (funcall linum-format line)))
             (visited (catch 'visited
                        (dolist (o (overlays-in (point) (point)))
                          (when (string= (overlay-get o 'linum-str) str)
                            (unless (memq o linum-overlays)
                              (push o linum-overlays))
                            (setq linum-available (delete o linum-available))
                            (throw 'visited t))))))
        (setq width (max width (length str)))
        (unless visited
          (let ((ov (if (null linum-available)
                        (make-overlay (point) (point))
                      (move-overlay (pop linum-available) (point) (point)))))
            (push ov linum-overlays)
            (overlay-put ov 'before-string
                         (propertize " " 'display `((margin left-margin) ,str)))
            (overlay-put ov 'linum-str str))))
      (setq line (1+ line)))
    (set-window-margins win width)))

(defun linum-after-change (beg end len)
  ;; update overlays on deletions, and after newlines are inserted
  (when (or (= beg end)
            (= end (point-max))
            ;; TODO: use string-match-p with CVS or new release
            (string-match "\n" (buffer-substring-no-properties beg end)))

(defun linum-after-scroll (win start)
  (linum-update (window-buffer win)))

(defun linum-after-size (frame)

(defun linum-schedule ()
  ;; schedule an update; the delay gives Emacs a chance for display changes
  (run-with-idle-timer 0 nil #'linum-update-current))

(defun linum-after-config ()
  (walk-windows (lambda (w) (linum-update (window-buffer w))) nil 'visible))

(provide 'linum)
;;; linum.el ends here