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First round of very basic FAQ updates.
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@@ -1,43 +1,40 @@
-<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?><chapter id="sylpheed-faq-3">
+<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
+<chapter id="sylpheed-faq-3">
<title>Sylpheed FAQ - Interface</title>
<qandaset>
<qandadiv id="faq-interface">
<title>Interface</title>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q01 How do I make Sylpheed display my language?
+ <para>How do I make Sylpheed display my language?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>You have to set some environment variables such as
+ <para>You have to set some environment variables, such as
<computeroutput>LANG,LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES</computeroutput> to your local language.
- Usually <computeroutput>LANG</computeroutput> (or <computeroutput>LC_ALL</computeroutput>) is sufficient.
+ Usually <computeroutput>LANG</computeroutput> (or <computeroutput>LC_ALL</computeroutput>) is sufficient. Note that modern distributions and operating systems do this for you automatically.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q02 I don&apos;t like the default font. Can I change that?
+ <para>I don&apos;t like the default font. Can I change that?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>Yes. In Configuration-&gt;common preferences under the
- &quot;Display&quot; tab.
+ <para>Yes. In <guimenu>Configuration</guimenu>-&gt;<guimenuitem>Common preferences</guimenuitem>, under the
+ &quot;<guimenuitem>Display</guimenuitem>&quot; tab.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q03 There are too many columns in the message list!!
+ <para>There are too many columns in the message list!
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>In Configuration-&gt;common preferences under the
- &quot;Display&quot; tab you can press the button &quot;Set display
- item of summary&quot;. That pops up a screen with all the
+ <para>In <guimenu>Configuration</guimenu>-&gt;<guimenuitem>Common preferences</guimenuitem>, under the
+ &quot;<guimenuitem>Display</guimenuitem>&quot; tab you can press the button &quot;<guibutton>Set display item of summary...</guibutton>&quot;. That pops up a screen with all the
options you can show or leave out of the message
list.
</para>
@@ -45,30 +42,28 @@ Q03 There are too many columns in the message list!!
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q04 Can I use a different editor to write my mails?
+ <para>Can I use a different editor to write my mails?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>You can. In Configuration-&gt;common preferences under
- the &quot;Other&quot; tab you can define your editor of choice.
+ <para>You can. In <guimenu>Configuration</guimenu>-&gt;<guimenuitem>Common preferences</guimenuitem>, under
+ the &quot;<guimenuitem>Details</guimenuitem>&quot; and <guimenuitem>External commands</guimenuitem> tabs, you can define your editor of choice.
Remember, if you want to use a command line editor
like vi or emacs, to write the name of the shell
(term, term, rxvt) with the -e parameter in front of
- the editor. E.g.: <computeroutput>rxvt -e vi %s</computeroutput>
+ the editor. E.g.: <computeroutput>rxvt -e vi %s</computeroutput>. Also, make sure that you have checked <guilabel>Automatically launch the external editor</guilabel> in <guimenuitem>Common preferences</guimenuitem>, <guimenuitem>Compose</guimenuitem> and <guimenuitem>Editor</guimenuitem> tab, if you want the editor of your choise to be launched every time you begin composing a message.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q05 How to change the font size in the Sylpheed interface?
+ <para>How to change the font size in the Sylpheed interface?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>You can set the GTK+ font by <computeroutput>$HOME/.gtkrc</computeroutput>, or
- <computeroutput>$HOME/.gtkrc.mine</computeroutput>,
- (which is included by <computeroutput>$HOME/.gtkrc</computeroutput>).
+ <para>You can set the GTK+ font by <filename>$HOME/.gtkrc</filename>, or
+ <filename>$HOME/.gtkrc.mine</filename>,
+ (which is included by <filename>$HOME/.gtkrc</filename>).
For example:
<computeroutput>style &quot;default&quot; { font = &quot;-adobe-helvetica-medium-r-normal--12-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1 &quot; } widget_class &quot;*&quot; style &quot;default&quot;</computeroutput>
</para>
@@ -76,21 +71,19 @@ Q05 How to change the font size in the Sylpheed interface?
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q06 Sylpheed saves my outgoing mail (in Outbox). Can I make it stop doing that?
+ <para>Sylpheed saves my outgoing mail (in Outbox). Can I make it stop doing that?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>In Configuration-&gt;common preferences there&apos;s a
- checkbox &quot;Save sent message to outbox&quot;. Uncheck it,
+ <para>In <guimenu>Configuration</guimenu>-&gt;<guimenuitem>Common preferences</guimenuitem>, there&apos;s a
+ checkbox &quot;<guilabel>Save sent message to outbox</guilabel>&quot;. Uncheck it,
and it&apos;s solved.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q07 How can I change the key-bindings (hot-keys) in Sylpheed?
+ <para>How can I change the key-bindings (hot-keys) in Sylpheed?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
@@ -110,14 +103,13 @@ Q07 How can I change the key-bindings (hot-keys) in Sylpheed?
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q08 Can I close windows without the mouse?
+ <para>Can I close windows without the mouse?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>Of course!! Not all windows, but by pressing ESCape,
+ <para>Of course! Not all windows, but by pressing <keycap>Escape</keycap>,
you can close the addressbook, the window of viewing
- a mail-source (message-&gt;view source), the window of
+ a mail source (<guimenu>View</guimenu>-&gt;<guimenuitem>Message source</guimenuitem>), the window of
viewing the headers, and several others. Just give
it a try and you will find all of them.
</para>
@@ -125,8 +117,7 @@ Q08 Can I close windows without the mouse?
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q09 Can I change the way the date is displayed in the message summary?
+ <para>Can I change the way the date is displayed in the message summary?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
@@ -136,71 +127,63 @@ Q09 Can I change the way the date is displayed in the message summary?
%A = full weekday name %a = short month name
%B = full month name %b = short month name
%H = hours in 24-clock %I = hours in 12-clock
- For more information go to the configuration menu,
- select Common preferences / Display and move the
- mouse cursor over the input box for the date display
- format.
+ For more information, go to the <guimenu>Configuration</guimenu> menu,
+ select <guimenuitem>Common preferences</guimenuitem> -&gt; <guimenuitem>Display</guimenuitem> tab -&gt; <guimenuitem>General</guimenuitem> tab and choose the <guibutton>...</guibutton> labeled button.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q10 Why can&apos;t I see the compface pictures?
+ <para>Why can&apos;t I see the compface pictures?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
<para>You need to enable displaying of the header pane in the
- general preferences
+ general preferences.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q11 I still can&apos;t see the pictures. Why not?
+ <para>I still can&apos;t see the pictures. Why not?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>You may not have compiled in Compface support. See Q11
- in the Installation/Configuration section.
+ <para>You may not have compiled in Compface support. See the appropriate question in the Installation/Configuration section.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q12 Why does the URL Launcher not launch my webbrowser?
+ <para>Why does the URL launcher not launch my web browser?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>You need to double-click the url.
+ <para>You need to double click the URL.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q13 Attachments with spaces in the name won&apos;t open!
+ <para>Attachments with spaces in the name won&apos;t open!
</para>
</question>
<answer>
<para>When you try to launch a helper application, like an image viewer, with an attachment that has spaces in the name, put quotes around the %s
-parameter. Example: gedit &apos;%s&apos;
+parameter. Example: <command>gedit &apos;%s&apos;</command>
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
<qandaentry>
<question>
- <para>
-Q14. Where is the Bcc when I compose a mail?
+ <para>Where is the Bcc when I compose a mail?
</para>
</question>
<answer>
- <para>Open Configuration -&gt; Preferences for current account -&gt; Compose. There you can check the Bcc checkbox and optionally enter an e-mail address.
+ <para>Open <guimenu>Configuration</guimenu> -&gt; <guimenuitem>Preferences for current account...</guimenuitem> -&gt; <guimenuitem>Compose</guimenuitem> tab. There you can check the <guilabel>Bcc</guilabel> checkbox and optionally enter an e-mail address.
</para>
</answer>
</qandaentry>
</qandadiv>
</qandaset>
-</chapter> \ No newline at end of file
+</chapter>