Commit 00aa62e5 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
Browse files

rmail-save => rmail-expunge-and-save.

Don't state the default for rmail-retry-ignored-headers.
Menu item is `Cancel', not `Don't Send'.
Normal summary line contains date and line count.
Mention rmail-highlight-face.
Clarify about choice of coding system for decoding.
Improve xref for goto-address.
parent 625e4695
......@@ -69,13 +69,13 @@ message by specifying its message number with the @kbd{j} key
(@pxref{Rmail Motion}).
@kindex s @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-save
@findex rmail-expunge-and-save
Following the usual conventions of Emacs, changes in an Rmail file
become permanent only when the file is saved. You can save it with
@kbd{s} (@code{rmail-save}), which also expunges deleted messages from
the file first (@pxref{Rmail Deletion}). To save the file without
expunging, use @kbd{C-x C-s}. Rmail also saves the Rmail file after
merging new mail from an inbox file (@pxref{Rmail Inbox}).
@kbd{s} (@code{rmail-expunge-and-save}), which also expunges deleted
messages from the file first (@pxref{Rmail Deletion}). To save the
file without expunging, use @kbd{C-x C-s}. Rmail also saves the Rmail
file after merging new mail from an inbox file (@pxref{Rmail Inbox}).
@kindex q @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-quit
......@@ -688,8 +688,7 @@ the same as the first time. Alternatively, you can edit the text or
headers and then send it. The variable
@code{rmail-retry-ignored-headers}, in the same format as
@code{rmail-ignored-headers} (@pxref{Rmail Display}), controls which
headers are stripped from the failed message when retrying it; it
defaults to @code{nil}.
headers are stripped from the failed message when retrying it.
@kindex f @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-forward
......@@ -718,7 +717,7 @@ current one.
@dfn{Resending} is an alternative similar to forwarding; the
difference is that resending sends a message that is ``from'' the
original sender, just as it reached you---with a few added header fields
@samp{Resent-from} and @samp{Resent-to} to indicate that it came via
@samp{Resent-From} and @samp{Resent-To} to indicate that it came via
you. To resend a message in Rmail, use @kbd{C-u f}. (@kbd{f} runs
@code{rmail-forward}, which is programmed to invoke @code{rmail-resend}
if you provide a numeric argument.)
......@@ -742,7 +741,7 @@ already composing, or to alter a message you have sent.@refill
If you set the variable @code{rmail-mail-new-frame} to a
non-@code{nil} value, then all the Rmail commands to start sending a
message create a new frame to edit it in. This frame is deleted when
you send the message, or when you use the @samp{Don't Send} item in the
you send the message, or when you use the @samp{Cancel} item in the
@samp{Mail} menu.
All the Rmail commands to send a message use the mail-composition
......@@ -754,10 +753,11 @@ method that you have chosen (@pxref{Mail Methods}).
A @dfn{summary} is a buffer containing one line per message to give
you an overview of the mail in an Rmail file. Each line shows the
message number, the sender, the labels, and the subject. Almost all
Rmail commands are valid in the summary buffer also; these apply to the
message described by the current line of the summary. Moving point in
the summary buffer selects messages as you move to their summary lines.
message number and date, the sender, the line count, the labels, and
the subject. Moving point in the summary buffer selects messages as
you move to their summary lines. Almost all Rmail commands are valid
in the summary buffer also; when used there, they apply to the message
described by the current line of the summary.
A summary buffer applies to a single Rmail file only; if you are
editing multiple Rmail files, each one can have its own summary buffer.
......@@ -995,20 +995,18 @@ default, the @samp{From} and @samp{Subject} fields. The variable
specifies the header fields to highlight; if it matches the beginning
of a header field, that whole field is highlighted.
If you specify unusual colors for your text foreground and background,
the colors used for highlighting may not go well with them. If so,
specify different colors for the @code{highlight} face. That is worth
doing because the @code{highlight} face is used for other kinds of
highlighting as well. @xref{Faces}, for how to do this.
To turn off highlighting entirely in Rmail, set
If you specify unusual colors for your text foreground and
background, the colors used for highlighting may not go well with
them. If so, specify different colors for the face
@code{rmail-highlight-face}. @xref{Faces}, for how to do this. To
turn off highlighting entirely in Rmail, set
@code{rmail-highlighted-headers} to @code{nil}.
You can highlight and activate URLs in incoming messages by adding
the function @code{goto-address} to the hook
@code{rmail-show-message-hook}. Then you can browse these URLs by
clicking on them with @kbd{Mouse-2} or by moving to one and typing
@kbd{C-c @key{RET}}. @xref{Goto-address}.
@kbd{C-c @key{RET}}. @xref{Goto-address, Activating URLs, Activating URLs}.
@node Rmail Coding
@section Rmail and Coding Systems
......@@ -1017,8 +1015,8 @@ clicking on them with @kbd{Mouse-2} or by moving to one and typing
Rmail automatically decodes messages which contain non-@sc{ascii}
characters, just as it does with files you visit and with and
subprocess output. Rmail uses the standard
@samp{charset=@var{charset}} header in the message to determine how
the was message encoded by the sender. It maps @var{charset} into the
@samp{charset=@var{charset}} header in the message, if any, to determine how
the message was encoded by the sender. It maps @var{charset} into the
corresponding Emacs coding system (@pxref{Coding Systems}), and uses
that coding system to decode message text. If the message header
doesn't have the charset specification, or if the @var{charset} it
......
Markdown is supported
0% or .
You are about to add 0 people to the discussion. Proceed with caution.
Finish editing this message first!
Please register or to comment