Commit aedac0f0 authored by Bill Wohler's avatar Bill Wohler
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(Scan Line Formats): Indicate that first column should be kept empty.

parent 89e2438a
2009-01-03 Bill Wohler <wohler@newt.com>
* mh-e.texi (Scan Line Formats): Indicate that first column should be
kept empty.
2008-12-20 Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
* org.texi (Activation, Exporting, ASCII export, HTML export)
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......@@ -12,8 +12,8 @@
@c Edition of the manual. It is either empty for the first edition or
@c has the form ", nth Edition" (without the quotes).
@set EDITION
@set UPDATED 2008-08-18
@set UPDATE-MONTH August, 2008
@set UPDATED 2009-01-02
@set UPDATE-MONTH January, 2009
@c Other variables.
@set MH-BOOK-HOME http://rand-mh.sourceforge.net/book/mh
......@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
This is version @value{VERSION}@value{EDITION} of @cite{The MH-E
Manual}, last updated @value{UPDATED}.
Copyright @copyright{} 1995, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Copyright @copyright{} 1995, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Free Software Foundation, Inc.
@c This dual license has been agreed upon by the FSF.
......@@ -8040,9 +8040,11 @@ Program used to scan messages (default: @code{"scan"}).
There are a couple of caveats when creating your own scan format file.
First, MH-E will not work if your scan lines do not include message
numbers. It will work poorly if you don't dedicate a column for
showing the current message and notations. You won't be able to use
the option @code{mh-adaptive-cmd-note-flag} or the threading features
(@pxref{Threading}).
showing the current message and notations. It is also best to keep the
first column empty so that text isn't obscured by the current
message's overlay arrow when running in a terminal. You won't be able
to use the option @code{mh-adaptive-cmd-note-flag} or the threading
features (@pxref{Threading}).
@cindex message numbers
@findex mh-set-cmd-note
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