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custom:messageheader [2019/04/16 02:47]
digital man Overhaul to be more useful
custom:messageheader [2019/04/16 20:31] (current)
digital man Specify the default behavior for 40 and 80 cols
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   * Modifying the first 9 strings defined in the system'​s ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[custom:​text.dat]]''​ file, or   * Modifying the first 9 strings defined in the system'​s ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[custom:​text.dat]]''​ file, or
   * Creating/​modifying the system'​s ''​[[dir:​text]]/​menu/​msghdr.*''​ file   * Creating/​modifying the system'​s ''​[[dir:​text]]/​menu/​msghdr.*''​ file
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 +The default behavior for users of terminals with more than 40 columns is to use the hard-coded C/C++ Synchronet logic to display the ''​text.dat''​ lines which are appropriate for the current message (the order of displayed header fields can not be changed).
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 +Since a 40-column version of the message header file (''​msghdr.40col.asc''​) exists in a default install (e.g. from CVS), that file is displayed rather than the ''​text.dat''​ lines for users with 40-column terminals.
  
 If you chose the ''​text.dat''​ file route, here are the strings you'll be interested in: If you chose the ''​text.dat''​ file route, here are the strings you'll be interested in:

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