Commit 31c8b366 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

(Face Functions): Mention face aliases.

parent a1ef2eab
......@@ -2523,6 +2523,17 @@ This returns non-@code{nil} if the face @var{face} displays
differently from the default face.
@end defun
@cindex face alias
A @dfn{face alias} provides an equivalent name for a face. You can
define a face alias by giving the alias symbol the @code{face-alias}
property, with a value of the target face name. The following example
makes @code{modeline} an alias for the @code{mode-line} face.
(put 'modeline 'face-alias 'mode-line)
@end example
@node Auto Faces
@subsection Automatic Face Assignment
@cindex automatic face assignment
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