Commit 7a0786e7 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Document new features of Rmail

* doc/emacs/rmail.texi (Rmail Summary Edit, Rmail Deletion):
Document new behavior of 'd' and 'C-d' with numeric argument.
(Rmail Display): Document the rendering of HTML MIME parts.
parent 1fe1d18f
......@@ -282,9 +282,9 @@ current message and select another. @kbd{d}
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, 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}).
deleted remains current. A numeric prefix argument serves as a repeat
count, to allow deletion of several messages in a single command. A
negative argument reverses the meaning of @kbd{d} and @kbd{C-d}.
@c mention other hooks, e.g., show message hook?
@vindex rmail-delete-message-hook
......@@ -974,13 +974,11 @@ different lines. It doesn't matter what Emacs command you use to move
point; whichever line point is on at the end of the command, that
message is selected in the Rmail buffer.
Almost all Rmail commands work in the summary buffer as well as in the
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}. Also, if there are no more undeleted messages in
the relevant direction, the delete commands go to the first or last
Almost all Rmail commands work in the summary buffer as well as in
the 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, 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; etc. You can scroll the current message while remaining in the
......@@ -1224,6 +1222,15 @@ tagline (except for buttons for other actions, if there are any). Type
the undecoded @acronym{MIME} data. With a prefix argument, this
command toggles the display of only an entity at point.
@vindex rmail-mime-prefer-html
If the message has an @acronym{HTML} @acronym{MIME} part, Rmail
displays it in preference to the plain-text part, if Emacs can render
@acronym{HTML}@footnote{
This capability requires that Emacs be built with @file{libxml2}
support or that you have the Lynx browser installed.}. To prevent
that, and have the plain-text part displayed instead, customize the
variable @code{rmail-mime-prefer-html} to a @code{nil} value.
To prevent Rmail from handling MIME decoded messages, change the
variable @code{rmail-enable-mime} to @code{nil}. When this is the
case, the @kbd{v} (@code{rmail-mime}) command instead creates a
......
......@@ -720,9 +720,11 @@ alternatives to currently visited manuals.
** Rmail
+++
*** The Rmail commands d, C-d and u take optional repeat counts to delete or
undelete multiple messages.
+++
*** Rmail can now render HTML mail messages if your Emacs was built with
libxml2 or if you have the Lynx browser installed. By default, Rmail
will display the HTML version of a mail message that has both HTML and
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