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

From: Marius Hofert
Subject: Re: Gnus: How to easily change "From:" from the default to a second account's address?
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 23:17:00 +0100

Hi Tassilo,

works flawlessly, many thanks (once again).



On 2011-11-23, at 17:35 , Tassilo Horn wrote:

> Marius Hofert <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi Marius,
>> If I want to create a new message with "m", it shows my default email
>> address in "From:" I specified with (setq user-mail-address
>> "address@hidden") Since I have a second account (googlemail), every
>> once in a while I would like to hav "From: address@hidden"
>> instead of "From: address@hidden". So far, I deleted the entry and
>> typed in my gmail account's address. Is there a simpler way?
> Yep, posting styles.
> ,----[ (info "(gnus)Posting Styles") ]
> |    So what if you want a different `Organization' and signature based
> | on what groups you post to?  And you post both from your home machine
> | and your work machine, and you want different `From' lines, and so on?
> `----
>> I also tried to hit "m" when the point is on my gmail account in the
>> *Group* buffer, but that did not open a new message with the
>> corresponding "From:" address...
> ,----[ C-h k m (in *Group*) ]
> | m runs the command gnus-group-mail, which is an interactive compiled Lisp
> | function in `gnus-msg.el'.
> | 
> | It is bound to m, <menu-bar> <Gnus> <Send a mail>.
> | 
> | (gnus-group-mail &optional ARG)
> | 
> | Start composing a mail.
> | If ARG, use the group under the point to find a posting style.
> | If ARG is 1, prompt for a group name to find the posting style.
> `----
> The way to set the ARG when invoking a commant with M-x or a key binding
> is to prefix it with `C-u'.  So if you already have a posting style
> defined for the group point is on, `C-u m' will use that for the new
> mail.
> Bye,
> Tassilo
> -- 
> (What the world needs (I think) is not
>      (a Lisp (with fewer parentheses))
>      but (an English (with more.)))
> Brian Hayes,

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