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Re: Gnus: How to easily change "From:" from the default to a second acco

From: Johnny
Subject: Re: Gnus: How to easily change "From:" from the default to a second account's address?
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2011 21:10:51 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:

> On Sat, Nov 26 2011, Philipp Haselwarter wrote:
>> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>>> On Fri, Nov 25 2011, Philipp Haselwarter wrote:
>>>> I often find myself wanting to change the From: after opening the
>>>> message; this allows picking one of your accounts:
>>> Is this much different from `message-alternative-emails'? I think that's
>>> what I use to set my possible From addresses, and then TAB at the end of
>>> the address will cycle through the possible addresses.
>> I didn't know about `message-alternative-emails', and setting From: from
>> To: or Cc: works nicely :) !
>> But I can't seem to cycle. 
> [...] I suspect it's BBDB that provides cycling.

I don't use the `message-alternative-emails' at all, and I am quite sure
the cycling is provided by BBDB (3.02) by matching my records `mail'
field. These are the likely candidates to use in your .gnus.el file:

| (setq bbdb-complete-name-allow-cycling t)
| (setq bbdb-complete-mail-allow-cycling t)


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