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Aug
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comment disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
Hi, thanks for the suggestion. I added this to my .vimrc file and tried executing it interactively (:set mouse=c), but neither had an effect in my case.
Aug
2
comment disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
Also, if I type :set mouse= directly in vim, shouldn't this override any settings from config files? Why would direct execution of this statement within vim not disable mouse control?
Aug
2
comment disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
My /etc/vim/vimrc file is pretty bare (runtime! debian.vim and a conditional if filereadable("/etc/vim/vimrc.local") ; source /etc/vim/vimrc.local; endif). The /etc/vim/vimrc.local file does not exist on my system. My ~/.vimrc file only has a few lines that I have added manually. An strace of vim reveals that it checks the following locations for config files: /usr/share/vim/vimrc, /etc/vim/vimrc.local (ENOENT), and /home/user/.vimrc. (Why do I receive the ENOENT error; doesn't the if statement prevent attempts to open this non-existent file?).
Aug
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asked disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
Aug
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asked mutt: rename IMAP folder
Aug
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comment mutt: gmail IMAP unresponsive
PS: Is it a bad idea to leave mutt running on my computer and then later ssh into my computer from another terminal and launch another instance of mutt for temporary use?
Aug
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Aug
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comment mutt: gmail IMAP unresponsive
Thanks for the suggestions. The messages log is filled with the message Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain every ~3 minutes, which is unexpected because I thought I had disabled wireless (it must have turned itself back on after a reboot). I suppose this could relate to an IMAP timeout, although I had a simultaneous active Ethernet connection throughout. All the mail.* logs are empty. Thanks for suggesting strace, as I wasn't aware of this tool. I will let you know if there are any interesting system call errors. Thanks again.
Jul
31
comment mutt: rendering html emails using w3m
@jw013: Good find. That is a rather ancient and cumbersome method of bolding/underlining text. I confirmed your findings with this test message: "testing n ^H nr ^H ro ^H of ^H ff ^H f sequence". Not only is it cumbersome to write, but it cannot be copied/pasted because the control character ^H is converted to the sequence of two plaintext characters ^H upon pasting. Apparently, this is the method used to format man pages.
Jul
31
comment mutt: rendering html emails using w3m
@jw013: Good idea. I tried, but the text appeared as I typed it. Asterisks were not replaced by colors.
Jul
31
asked mutt: gmail IMAP unresponsive
Jul
31
revised mutt: mark as read and delete
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Jul
31
comment mutt: mark as read and delete
I am using IMAP with a gmail account and my mailboxes line only includes my inbox (set folder = imaps://imap.gmail.com:993, mailboxes +INBOX). Do you know why other folders (e.g., trash can) are being checked for new mail? Could it be the use of the mutt-patched sidebar or the trash patch (set trash = "+[Gmail]/Trash")? Thanks.
Jul
31
asked mutt: mark as read and delete
Jul
31
comment mutt: rendering html emails using w3m
@jw013: I suppose I misunderstood the color object foreground background syntax from §3.9 of the mutt documentation. I interpreted bold objects/patterns as being html-defined, but I now suppose these are defined as bold in some other manner (how?). Many thanks.
Jul
31
comment mutt: rendering html emails using w3m
@jw013: Even if I remove the w3m invocation (auto_view text/html), the bold text from an html email is not formatted brightred (as per my example). Instead, the bold text is flanked by asterisks. What do I need to do to enable coloring for the built-in pager. Thanks.
Jul
31
comment mutt: return to index after deleting or saving message in pager view
Hello. I notice that sometimes, by default, I am returned to the index after deleting a message in pager view. As a result, the <exit> command in the macro definition causes exiting from mutt to the terminal. Is there a way to simple jump to index so that this unintentional behavior can be avoided?
Jul
31
asked mutt: rendering html emails using w3m
Jul
30
comment mutt: return to index after deleting or saving message in pager view
Thanks -- I'm slowly making my way through the mutt documentation now.