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authorLarry Hynes <larry@larryhynes.com>2017-07-04 22:33:20 +0100
committerLeah Neukirchen <leah@vuxu.org>2017-07-05 12:58:14 +0200
commit0023602f7ba7ef283d92bb269c4f92e235a62798 (patch)
parent0c983b99cdfeee04fdffd1a06567d7c4b93667f1 (diff)
Changes to mscan.1
- passed -> specified - 'the' standard input - when -> if - Clarify pager usage and refer to ENVIRONMENT for details - Add note about default format in mblaze-profile - Put in a '>' for %c - else -> otherwise - greater or equal 'to' - Add ':' to 'From' and 'To' Closes: #62 [via git-merge-pr]
1 files changed, 33 insertions, 23 deletions
diff --git a/man/mscan.1 b/man/mscan.1
index 62a1829..36de31b 100644
--- a/man/mscan.1
+++ b/man/mscan.1
@@ -19,24 +19,33 @@ for the message argument syntax.
If no
.Ar msgs
-are passed,
+are specified,
-reads filenames from standard input,
-or uses the mails in the current sequence when used interactively
-(using a pager).
+reads filenames from the standard input,
+or scans the mails in the current sequence if used interactively.
By default,
+will spawn a pager on its output when used interactively.
+for details on how to control this behaviour.
+The default
.Ar format
-.Sq Li "%c%u%r %-3n %10d %17f %t %2i%s" ,
+.Sq Li "%c%u%r %-3n %10d %17f %t %2i%s" ;
that is, for each message,
+prints relevant flags,
the sequence number (if applicable),
the date,
the originator,
and the subject of the message (possibly indented).
+A default
+format may be specified in the user's
+.Xr mblaze-profile 5 .
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width Ds
@@ -53,14 +62,14 @@ Format according to the string
inspired by
.Xr printf 3 .
-The following formatting codes can be used
+The following formatting codes may be used
.Ar ( wd
overrides the default width):
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Cm \en
.It Cm \et
.It Cm \&%%
A plain
.Sq Li \&% .
@@ -68,25 +77,26 @@ A plain
Human-readable size of the message (in kilobytes).
.It Cm "%c"
-.Sq Li \&
-on the current message, else a blank.
+.Sq Li >
+on the current message,
+otherwise a blank.
.It Cm "%" Ns Oo Ar wd Oc Ns Cm "d"
Adaptive date of the message.
.It Cm "%" Ns Oo Ar wd Oc Ns Cm "D"
ISO date of the message (year, month, day).
.Ar wd
-is greater or equal 16,
-the hour-minute timestamp will be shown, too.
+is greater or equal to 16,
+the hour-minute timestamp will also be shown.
.Ar wd
-is greater or equal 19,
-seconds will be shown, too.
+is greater or equal to 19,
+seconds will also be shown.
.It Cm "%" Ns Oo Ar wd Oc Ns Cm "f"
-.Sq Li From
+.Sq Li From:
-.Sq Li To ,
+.Sq Li To: ,
if the message is from us).
.It Cm "%" Ns Oo Ar wd Oc Ns Cm "F"
The Maildir folder the message resides in.
@@ -131,13 +141,13 @@ a
.Sq Li \&:
if you are in
.Sq Li "Resent-To:" ,
-or a blank else.
+or a blank.
.It Cm "%u"
.Sq Li \&*
-on a flagged message, or a
+on a flagged message, a
.Sq Li \&.
-on an unseen message, or a
+on an unseen message, an
.Sq Li x
on a trashed message, or a blank.
@@ -174,7 +184,7 @@ Any non-empty value of the environment variable
is used instead of the standard pagination program, specified in
-When empty or set to
+When empty, or set to
.Sq Ic cat ,
no pager is spawned.