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SOLVED The format (or lack thereof) of the list...

On Sat, Jul 14, 2001 at 03:56:17PM +0200, Carel Fellinger wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 09:22:44PM -0500, will trillich wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 06:01:39PM -0400, D-Man wrote:
> ...
> > > folder-hook . set sort=date ; set index_format="%4C %Z%{%b%d} %-15.15F(%4l) %s"
> I think this should read:
>   folder-hook . 'set sort=date ; set index_format="%4C %Z%{%b%d} %-15.15F(%4l) \%s"'
> folder hook expects one command, you need a compound command, so group
> them with single quotes.

ah. that was ideed the problem. shoulda known.

> > when i try setting index_format in ~/.muttrc i get
> > 	%Z: unknown variable
> > so i tried %S instead of %Z:
> > 	%S: unknown variable
> > i ditched %Z and %S altogether, and got
> > 	%{%b: unknown variable
> > aaugh!
> And what is it that you are trying?

to set index_format for subscribed folders to reveal the sender,
as opposed to the redundant 'this was to the list' stuff. :)

> Will, you should know to get good response here, you need to
> include as much info as you can, the error codes, but also
> exactly what you are doing:]

i suppose i could've been more verbose. but it got the job done;
thanks for decoding what i was after!

DEBIAN NEWBIE TIP #85 from USM Bish <bish@nde.vsnl.net.in>
	apt-cache search <package>
might get you the info as well.

Also see http://newbieDoc.sourceForge.net/ ...

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