In the summary mode, messages are displayed like following.
377 09/16(Wed)11:57 [+1: Takuro Kitame ] Bug? 381 09/17(Thu)00:16 [+3: Fujikazu Okuni ] elmo-lha.el -- LHA interface 384 09/17(Thu)01:32 [+1: Yuuichi Terani ] wl-0.6.2 389 N09/18(Fri)01:07 [+2: Yuuichi Terani ] wl-0.6.3
Each line displays:
Message number, Temporal mark, Persistent mark, Date, Sender, Subject
You cannot change this in the current version.
Message number is the message's unique number in the folder. In the NNTP folder, it is article number, in the IMAP folder, it is UID and in the MH folder, it is the filename of the message.
Temporal mark and Persistent mark are described later.
Date is displayed like `Month/Day(Week
Day')Hour:Minute. Default setting displays week day in
Japanese, but if you want to display it in English, set the value of
wl-summary-weekday-name-lang as `en'.
Sender's indentation corresponds to the depth of the thread.
Sender name is displayed as nickname if it is defined in the address
nil, if you want to quit
displaying with nickname.
If number is printed at the head of Sender part like `+2', that means the message have 2 follow messages.
Subject is the `Subject:' header field of the message. If
the message have same `Subject:' with the parent message, it is not
displayed. Some mailing list puts its sequence number in the
`Subject:' field, but it is
wl-summary-no-subject-message is displayed when the
message has empty subject field.
There are four temporary marks, `*', `D', `o' and `O'. Temporary marks indicates message operations.
x key executes `D', `o' and `O' marks.
There are five persistent marks, `N', `U', `!', `u' and `$'.
The persistent mark indicates the message's status and it is saved. Each persistent mark indicates:
`N', `U' and `u' indicates that the message have no cache. Messages with the marks other than these, you can read them in the offline status even they are in the IMAP folder or netnews folder.
Among messages with persistent marks, ones with marks specified by
wl-summary-expire-reserve-marks are excluded from the expiration
(as a function of wanderlust) explained later. See section Automatic Expiration and Archiving of Messages
Basically, you can read messages only typing space key again and again.
To update summary status to the newest status (synchronize), type s key.
You can jump to next unread message by typing N key, and n key moves cursor to the next message. Enter message buffer by typing j key. To operate multipart, you have to enter to the message buffer. See section Message Buffer.
You can pack the message numbers in Summary by M-x wl-summary-pack-number. Note that only MH Folder, News Spool Folder and Maildir Folder are supported folder types.
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