more mutt stuff
janina at rednote.net
Thu Jan 2 12:02:09 EST 2003
Deedra Waters writes:
> hmm,if I'm following you right, then I tell it to go to a colder then I
> have to specify ~/mail/speakup for example instead of just speakup like
> I could with pine
Yes. That's it. By the way, if you're in your home directory, you can
skip ~/ and just do mail/speakup, for example.
Or, try my solution, and cd mail before starting mutt.
> Yes, I already figured out how to change the frolder from ~/Mail to
> ~/mail. That was one of the first things I figured out.
> Kerry Hoath wrote
> | Ok to answer a mutt question or two.
> | Setting columns to 200 is likely to cause cursor strangeness;
> | the screen is not after all 200 colums wide.
> | You can aleviate this by passing a vga= optiont o the kernel to
> | make the screen 132 columns wide (really).
> | Mutt does not show the full subject line and full name because the index is 1
> | line per message. if the subject or name is too long it would wrap and mess up
> | the index and the numbers and markers would not line up.
> | Outlook express and eudora behave this way too so widen the screen
> | to 132 columns.
> | You might need to set vga=ask and get a sighted person to get you the mode
> | number for 132x43 it changes depending on your video card
> | the vesa bios on the card and such things.
> | Reading the mutt manual will tell you to specify a folder that resides
> | in your ~/Mail directory you need to specify
> | =foldername
> | just specifying foldername assumes the folder is in the
> | current directory. So if you want to save to
> | ~/Mail/junk then specify =junk to the save messages to prompt.
> | Options in the config file set this location note that mutt uses
> | ~/Mail and pine uses ~/mail
> | this can be changed.
> | Regards, Kerry.
> | --
> | Kerry Hoath: kerry at gotss.net kerry at gotss.eu.org or kerry at gotss.spice.net.au
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