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Re: Gnus: default position of point in replies


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Gnus: default position of point in replies
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 15:24:27 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.91 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, Nov 28 2011, Marius Hofert wrote:

> Dear Eric,
>
> thanks for helping, that worked.
> However, the signature is now also placed above the original message.
> Assuming you decide to reply "inline" (to certain parts of the message
> individually), then your reply starts with the signature... This would
> require to cut the signature and put it in the message foot...
> Is there any way to solve that?

Huh, good point -- I hadn't even really noticed. Come to think of it it
would be nice both have the signature at the bottom, and to not add
another one at all if one of your previous quoted messages already
contains it. I'm crossposting to gnus.general, where we're more likely
to get someone who knows…

Eric

> Cheers,
>
> Marius
>
> On 2011-11-28, at 02:07 , Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Nov 28 2011, Marius Hofert wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> When replying to a message in Gnus (via "R"), the mail looks like this:
>>> 
>>> <header>
>>> --text follows this line--
>>> John Doe <address@hidden> writes:
>>> 
>>> (*)> Dear ...
>>>> ...
>>> 
>>> The point is by default at the position indicated by (*). Is there an
>>> easy way to put it in the following position and then insert a blank
>>> line between the point and the "John Doe <...> writes:"?
>> 
>> If you're using a recent gnus (you might need the git version for this),
>> you can mess with `message-cite-reply-position' to get different
>> behavior. I've got a clause in `gnus-posting-styles' that looks like
>> this:
>> 
>> ("\\(mail\\|mairix\\)"
>> (eval (set (make-local-variable 'message-cite-reply-position) 'above)))
>> 
>> That means that replying to anything from a mail group lets me top-post,
>> while replying to news keeps the default behavior.
>> 
>> Hope that helps,
>> Eric
>> 
>> -- 
>> GNU Emacs 24.0.91.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.6)
>> of 2011-11-07 on pellet
>> 
>> 
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GNU Emacs 24.0.91.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.6)
 of 2011-11-07 on pellet




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