Commit 3d963b67 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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(Rmail Deletion): Revert previous change, which was

describing the Rmail summary versions.
(Rmail Reply): Give more details of rmail-dont-reply-to-names.
Minor re-wording for rmail-resend.
(Rmail Make Summary): Summaries apply to buffers rather than files.
<rmail-summary-by-topic>: Headers includes the subject.
<rmail-summary-by-recipients, rmail-summary-by-topic>: Give more
details, including prefix arguments.
Not counting lines might be faster.
(Rmail Summary Edit): More details on the delete commands.
Add rmail-summary-bury.
(Rmail Display): Mention rmail-displayed-headers.  Fix typo.
Simplify rmail-highlighted-headers description.  Update face name.
parent 66be413e
2009-03-03 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* rmail.texi (Rmail Deletion): Revert previous change, which was
describing the Rmail summary versions.
(Rmail Reply): Give more details of rmail-dont-reply-to-names.
Minor re-wording for rmail-resend.
(Rmail Make Summary): Summaries apply to buffers rather than files.
<rmail-summary-by-topic>: Headers includes the subject.
<rmail-summary-by-recipients, rmail-summary-by-topic>: Give more
details, including prefix arguments.
Not counting lines might be faster.
(Rmail Summary Edit): More details on the delete commands.
Add rmail-summary-bury.
(Rmail Display): Mention rmail-displayed-headers. Fix typo.
Simplify rmail-highlighted-headers description. Update face name.
2009-03-02 Juanma Barranquero <lekktu@gmail.com>
* mark.texi (Marking Objects): Fix typo.
......
......@@ -260,10 +260,10 @@ current message and select another message. @kbd{d}
(@code{rmail-delete-forward}) moves to the following message, skipping
messages already deleted, while @kbd{C-d} (@code{rmail-delete-backward})
moves to the previous nondeleted message. If there is no nondeleted
message to move to in the specified direction, these commands move to
the last or first message. With a numeric argument, these commands
delete the specified number of messages. @kbd{d} with a negative
numeric argument is equivalent to @kbd{C-d}, and vice versa.
message to move to in the specified direction, the message that was just
deleted remains current. @kbd{d} with a prefix argument is equivalent
to @kbd{C-d}. Note that the Rmail summary versions of these commands
behave slightly differently (@pxref{Rmail Summary Edit}).
@c mention other hooks, eg show message hook?
@vindex rmail-delete-message-hook
......@@ -698,13 +698,16 @@ sent the message you received, and the @samp{CC} field starts out with
all the other recipients of that message.
@vindex rmail-dont-reply-to-names
You can exclude certain recipients from being placed automatically in
the @samp{CC}, using the variable @code{rmail-dont-reply-to-names}. Its
You can exclude certain recipients from being included automatically
in replies, using the variable @code{rmail-dont-reply-to-names}. Its
value should be a regular expression (as a string); any recipient that
the regular expression matches, is excluded from the @samp{CC} field.
The default value matches your own name, and any name starting with
@samp{info-}. (Those names are excluded because there is a convention
of using them for large mailing lists to broadcast announcements.)
They are also excluded from the @samp{To} field, unless this would leave
the field empty. If this variables is nil, then the first time you
compose a reply it is initialized to a default value that matches your
own address, and any name starting with @samp{info-}. (Those names are
excluded because there is a convention of using them for large mailing
lists to broadcast announcements.)
To omit the @samp{CC} field completely for a particular reply, enter
the reply command with a numeric argument: @kbd{C-u r} or @kbd{1 r}.
......@@ -763,8 +766,8 @@ 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
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.)
@code{rmail-forward}, which invokes @code{rmail-resend} if you provide a
numeric argument.)
@kindex m @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-mail
......@@ -817,9 +820,9 @@ time.
@node Rmail Make Summary
@subsection Making Summaries
Here are the commands to create a summary for the current Rmail file.
Once the Rmail file has a summary buffer, changes in the Rmail file
(such as deleting or expunging messages, and getting new mail)
Here are the commands to create a summary for the current Rmail
buffer. Once the Rmail buffer has a summary, changes in the Rmail
buffer (such as deleting or expunging messages, and getting new mail)
automatically update the summary.
@table @kbd
......@@ -837,15 +840,14 @@ Summarize messages that have one or more of the specified recipients
Summarize messages that have a match for the specified regexp
@var{topic} in their subjects (@code{rmail-summary-by-topic}).
@item C-M-s @var{regexp}
Summarize messages whose headers and the subject line match the
specified regular expression @var{regexp}
(@code{rmail-summary-by-regexp}).
Summarize messages whose headers match the specified regular expression
@var{regexp} (@code{rmail-summary-by-regexp}).
@end table
@kindex h @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-summary
The @kbd{h} or @kbd{C-M-h} (@code{rmail-summary}) command fills the summary buffer
for the current Rmail file with a summary of all the messages in the file.
for the current Rmail buffer with a summary of all the messages in the buffer.
It then displays and selects the summary buffer in another window.
@kindex l @r{(Rmail)}
......@@ -859,24 +861,28 @@ commas.
@kindex C-M-r @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-summary-by-recipients
@kbd{C-M-r @var{rcpts} @key{RET}} (@code{rmail-summary-by-recipients})
makes a partial summary mentioning only the messages that have one or more
of the recipients @var{rcpts}. @var{rcpts} should contain mailing
addresses separated by commas.
makes a partial summary mentioning only the messages that have one or
more recipients matching the regular expression @var{rcpts}. Commas can
be used to separate multiple regular expressions. These are matched
against the @samp{To}, @samp{From}, and @samp{CC} headers (with a prefix
argument, this header is not included).
@kindex C-M-t @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-summary-by-topic
@kbd{C-M-t @var{topic} @key{RET}} (@code{rmail-summary-by-topic})
makes a partial summary mentioning only the messages whose subjects have
a match for the regular expression @var{topic}.
a match for the regular expression @var{topic}. Commas can be used to
separate multiple regular expressions. With a prefix argument, the
match is against the whole message, not just the subject.
@kindex C-M-s @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-summary-by-regexp
@kbd{C-M-s @var{regexp} @key{RET}} (@code{rmail-summary-by-regexp})
makes a partial summary which mentions only the messages whose headers
makes a partial summary that mentions only the messages whose headers
(including the date and the subject lines) match the regular
expression @var{regexp}.
Note that there is only one summary buffer for any Rmail file;
Note that there is only one summary buffer for any Rmail buffer;
making any kind of summary discards any previous summary.
@vindex rmail-summary-window-size
......@@ -884,7 +890,8 @@ making any kind of summary discards any previous summary.
The variable @code{rmail-summary-window-size} says how many lines to
use for the summary window. The variable
@code{rmail-summary-line-count-flag} controls whether the summary line
for a message should include the line count of the message.
for a message should include the line count of the message. Setting
this option to nil might speed up the generation of summaries.
@node Rmail Summary Edit
@subsection Editing in Summaries
......@@ -904,10 +911,12 @@ Rmail buffer. Thus, @kbd{d} in the summary buffer deletes the current
message, @kbd{u} undeletes, and @kbd{x} expunges. (However, in the
summary buffer, a numeric argument to @kbd{d}, @kbd{C-d} and @kbd{u}
serves as a repeat count. A negative argument reverses the meaning of
@kbd{d} and @kbd{C-d}.) @kbd{o} and @kbd{C-o} output the current
message to a file; @kbd{r} starts a reply to it. You can scroll the
current message while remaining in the summary buffer using @key{SPC}
and @key{DEL}.
@kbd{d} and @kbd{C-d}. Also, if there are no more undeleted messages in
the relevant direction, the delete commands go to the first or last
message, rather than staying on the current message.) @kbd{o} and
@kbd{C-o} output the current message to a FILE; @kbd{r} starts a reply
to it. You can scroll the current message while remaining in the
summary buffer using @key{SPC} and @key{DEL}.
The Rmail commands to move between messages also work in the summary
buffer, but with a twist: they move through the set of messages included
......@@ -954,11 +963,15 @@ the screen.
@findex rmail-summary-wipe
@kindex q @r{(Rmail summary)}
@findex rmail-summary-quit
@kindex b @r{(Rmail summary)}
@findex rmail-summary-bury
When you are finished using the summary, type @kbd{Q}
(@code{rmail-summary-wipe}) to delete the summary buffer's window. You
can also exit Rmail while in the summary: @kbd{q}
(@code{rmail-summary-quit}) deletes the summary window, then exits from
Rmail by saving the Rmail file and switching to another buffer.
Alternatively, @kbd{b} (@code{rmail-summary-bury}) simply buries the
Rmail summary and buffer.
@node Rmail Sorting
@section Sorting the Rmail File
......@@ -1035,6 +1048,11 @@ of a header field, that whole field is hidden. However, the variable
matching that regular expression is shown even if it matches
@code{rmail-ignored-headers} too.
@vindex rmail-displayed-headers
As an alternative to the previous two variables, you can set
@code{rmail-displayed-headers} instead. If non-@code{nil}, this should
be a regular expression specifying which headers to display.
@kindex t @r{(Rmail)}
@findex rmail-toggle-header
Rmail saves the complete original header before reformatting; to see
......@@ -1042,7 +1060,7 @@ it, use the @kbd{t} command (@code{rmail-toggle-header}). This
discards the reformatted headers of the current message and displays
it with the original header. Repeating @kbd{t} reformats the message
again, which shows only the interesting headers according to the
current values of those variable. Selecting the message again also
current values of the above variables. Selecting the message again also
reformats it if necessary.
When the @kbd{t} command has a prefix argument, a positive argument
......@@ -1050,19 +1068,14 @@ means to show the reformatted header, and a zero or negative argument
means to show the full header.
@vindex rmail-highlighted-headers
When the terminal supports multiple fonts or colors, Rmail
highlights certain header fields that are especially interesting---by
default, the @samp{From} and @samp{Subject} fields. The variable
@code{rmail-highlighted-headers} holds a regular expression that
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 by setting the variable
@code{rmail-highlight-face} to a suitable face. To turn off
highlighting entirely in Rmail, set @code{rmail-highlighted-headers}
to @code{nil}.
Rmail highlights certain header fields that are especially
interesting---by default, the @samp{From} and @samp{Subject} fields.
The variable @code{rmail-highlighted-headers} holds a regular expression
that specifies the header fields to highlight; if it matches the
beginning of a header field, that whole field is highlighted. To turn
off this feature, set @code{rmail-highlighted-headers} to @code{nil}.
Customize the face @code{rmail-highlight} to adjust the style of the
highlighting.
You can highlight and activate URLs in incoming messages by adding
the function @code{goto-address-mode} to the hook
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