Re: Configuring Pine
On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, Daniel Martin wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, Johann Spies wrote:
> > > If you look at the header of this message, you will see that where the
> > > other messages shows the sender of the message, this one shows "To:
> > > Debian-poslys .....".
> > >
> > > How do I change that? I am using Pine and smail.
> > >
> First off, only you see things that way; the rest of us don't.
> What you're seeing is just a feature of Pine - by default, the fourth
> field in an index listing is the sender of a message if it isn't you, or
> "To: Recipient name" if it is you. Frankly, I think that this makes a lot
> more sense than always showing the sender of the message, especially when
> browsing your "sent-mail" folder. But if you really must have things this
> way, go into the pine configuration (Main menu->Setup->Config) and change
> the index-format value to:
> STATUS MSGNO DATE FROM(33%) SIZE SUBJECT(67%)
> I will repeat that in all likelihood it is better not to make this change,
> and that the difference between your mail and others' mail only is showing
> up in pine's index viewer; the rest of us see nothing different about your
> DANIEL MARTIN
Thank you. Sorry for asking a stupid question, but now at least I have
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