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Álvaro Ramírez

10 September 2017 Basic imenu in helpful-mode

I'm finding Wilfred Hughes's helpful-mode, well… rather helpful. However, I'm missing imenu support. Here's a hacky way to get basic imenu.

helpful-imenu.png

(defun helpful--create-imenu-index ()
  "Create an `imenu' index for helpful."
  (beginning-of-buffer)
  (let ((imenu-items '()))
    (while (progn
             (beginning-of-line)
             ;; Not great, but determine if looking at heading:
             ;; 1. if it has bold face.
             ;; 2. if it is capitalized.
             (when (and (eq 'bold (face-at-point))
                        (string-match-p
                         "[A-Z]"
                         (buffer-substring (line-beginning-position)
                                           (line-end-position))))
               (add-to-list 'imenu-items
                            (cons (buffer-substring (line-beginning-position)
                                                    (line-end-position))
                                  (line-beginning-position))))
             (= 0 (forward-line 1))))
    imenu-items))

(defun helpful-mode-hook-function ()
  "A hook function for `helpful-mode'."
  (setq imenu-create-index-function #'helpful--create-imenu-index))

(add-hook 'helpful-mode-hook
          #'helpful-mode-hook-function)