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

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Gnus: How to easily change "From:" from the default to a second account's address?
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 09:52:28 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.91 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, Nov 26 2011, Philipp Haselwarter wrote:

> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Fri, Nov 25 2011, Philipp Haselwarter wrote:
>>> I often find myself wanting to change the From: after opening the
>>> message; this allows picking one of your accounts:
>> Is this much different from `message-alternative-emails'? I think that's
>> what I use to set my possible From addresses, and then TAB at the end of
>> the address will cycle through the possible addresses.
>> Eric
> ---8<---[snipped 21 lines]---8<---
> I didn't know about `message-alternative-emails', and setting From: from
> To: or Cc: works nicely :) !
> But I can't seem to cycle. Is that something that's supposed to work in
> plain gnus (tried it without all my configs) or do I need to set up
> something else?

Hmm, I'm not quite sure about this one, and it's hard to get a plain
config. As all the other message buffer cycling is provided by BBDB in
my case, it's possible that that's what's doing it for me. After I set
`message-alternative-emails' in my gnus.el, I also do this:

(setq bbdb-user-mail-address-re message-alternative-emails
      gnus-ignored-from-addresses message-alternative-emails)

That basically sorts all the "own emails" issues for me. Again, I
suspect it's BBDB that provides cycling.

Good luck,

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