[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: '=>' as sender?

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: '=>' as sender?
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 13:04:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Thorsten Jolitz <> writes:

Hi Thorsten,

>   tried the same with my new email address, but instead of showing
>   'first name' 'last name' as sender (like configured in gmail) I get
>   this:
> ,--------------------------------------------
> | [  31: =>    ] subject ...
> `--------------------------------------------

That's intended and the reason is that you probably know your own first
and last name, and thus some other display is more useful for own

|   3. The `gnus-ignored-from-addresses' variable says when the `%f'
|      summary line spec returns the `To', `Newsreader' or `From' header.
|      If this regexp matches the contents of the `From' header, the
|      value of the `To' or `Newsreader' headers are used instead.
|      To distinguish regular articles from those where the `From' field
|      has been swapped, a string is prefixed to the `To' or `Newsgroups'
|      header in the summary line.  By default the string is `-> ' for
|      `To' and `=> ' for `Newsgroups', you can customize these strings
|      with `gnus-summary-to-prefix' and `gnus-summary-newsgroup-prefix'.

If you don't like that, replace %f with %F in your

,----[ C-h v gnus-summary-line-format RET ]
| gnus-summary-line-format is a variable defined in `gnus.el'.
| [...]
| %F          Contents of the From: header (string)
| %f          Contents of the From: or To: headers (string)
| [...]


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]