Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of MuttGuide/Introduction


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Oct 27, 2013 1:25:54 PM (4 years ago)
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MichaelRay
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    44This guide is not meant as replacement for the manual.txt, but as an alternative form of presentation.
    55You don't have to read the reference manual.txt before reading the MuttGuide,
    6 but you should at least look up references to variables & commands (<tt>"$var" & "cmd"</tt>) when you encounter them.
     6but you should at least look up references to variables & commands ('''"$var" & "cmd"''') when you encounter them.
    77If you don't know which key produces a desired function,
    88hit "?" to see the key-binding for the current context menu (it changes depending on what you do).
     
    1414Mutt's power lies in the combination of the various features, and it depends on your creativity to make full use of it.
    1515
    16 Working with eMail is a complex task, even though frontends to users might suggest it's simple.
    17 Well, it can be, if you have some system administrator who takes care of all the stuff that happens on the way between 2 end users.
     16Working with email is a complex task, even though common user front ends might make it seem simple.
     17Well, it can be simple, if you have some system administrator who takes care of all the stuff that happens on the way between 2 end users.
    1818Even if you are not such an admin who has to personally take care of everything in the own system,
    19 it will definitely help analyzing issues if you take time to understand the way of each eMail by reading the '''MailConcept'''.
     19it will definitely help analyzing issues if you take time to understand the basic mail relationship by reading the '''MailConcept'''.
    2020
    21 Should you run into trouble with your config, DebugConfig might help you track it down and eventually solve it.
     21Should you run into trouble with your config, DebugConfig might help you track it down and (eventually) solve it.
    2222Once you're done with the Guide or when debugging doesn't help, have a look at the MuttFaq, too.
    2323
     
    2727So make sure you explicitly set what you need.
    2828
    29 The Wiki assumes that you are familiar with editing text-files and working with your command-shell and its features,
     29The Wiki assumes that you are familiar with editing text files and working with your command-shell and its features,
    3030especially the meaning of "shell environment variables" (keyword "export").
    31 Read the according man-page by executing "<tt>man $SHELL</tt>" in a cmd-line prompt.
     31Read the according man-page by executing "'''man $SHELL'''" in a command-line prompt.
    3232And, of course, you should be willing to follow any references to external documents and read them.
    33 (Examples are the documents of other applications used with mutt, and mutt's manual.txt).
     33(Examples are the documents of other applications used with mutt, and of course mutt's manual.txt).
    3434
    3535=== How to help this Guide. ===
     
    4141it easier for the next one reading it.
    4242So add what '''you''' learn to share it with your
    43 comrades in fate who need the help that you can provide.
     43fateful comrades who need the help that you can provide.
    4444
    4545Before you edit, read '''WikiWorker''' first!