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* mu4e.texi: describe the headers view, with :human-date and :list

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@@ -693,19 +693,18 @@ message, followed by a footer line. The major-mode for the the headers view is
693 693 @section Overview
694 694
695 695 An example headers view:
696   -
697 696 @cartouche
698 697 @verbatim
699   - Date V Flgs From/To Subject
700   - 2011-12-16 18:38 S To Edmund Dantès + Re: Extensions?
701   - 2011-12-16 21:44 S Abbé Busoni + Re: Extensions?
702   - 2011-12-17 03:14 SR Pierre Morrel + Re: Extensions?
703   - 2011-12-17 04:04 uN Jacopo + Re: Extensions?
704   - 2011-12-17 14:36 uN Mercédès + Re: Extensions?
705   - 2011-12-18 06:05 uN Beachamp \ Re: Extensions?
706   - 2011-12-16 18:23 Ss Albert de Moncerf + Re: [O] A cool tool
707   - 2011-12-17 01:53 Sa Gaspard Caderousse \ Re: [O] A cool tool
708   - 2011-12-16 16:31 uN Baron Danglars | [O] imaxima?
  698 +Date V Flgs From/To List Subject
  699 +06:32 Nu To Edmund Dantès GstDev + Re: Gstreamer-V4L...
  700 +15:08 Nu Abbé Busoni GstDev + Re: Gstreamer-V...
  701 +18:20 Nu Pierre Morrel GstDev \ Re: Gstreamer...
  702 +2013-03-18 S Jacopo EmacsUsr + emacs server on win...
  703 +2013-03-18 S Mercédès EmacsUsr \ RE: emacs server ...
  704 +2013-03-18 S Beachamp EmacsUsr + Re: Copying a whole...
  705 +22:07 Nu Albert de Moncerf EmacsUsr \ Re: Copying a who...
  706 +2013-03-18 S Gaspard Caderousse GstDev | Issue with GESSimpl...
  707 +2013-03-18 Ss Baron Danglars GuileUsr | Guile-SDL 0.4.2 ava...
709 708 End of search results
710 709 @end verbatim
711 710 @end cartouche
@@ -722,7 +721,8 @@ messages. If you want to distinguish between 'today' and 'older', you can use
722 721 the @t{:date} field instead.
723 722 @item You can customize the date and time formats with the variable
724 723 @code{mu4e-headers-date-format} and @code{mu4e-headers-time-format},
725   -respectively.
  724 +respectively. In the example, we use @code{:human-date}, which shows when the
  725 +time when the message was sent today, and the date otherwise.
726 726 @item The header field used for sorting is indicated by ``@t{V}'' or
727 727 ``@t{^}''@footnote{or you can use little graphical triangles; see variable
728 728 @code{mu4e-use-fancy-chars}}, indicating the sort order (descending or
@@ -737,6 +737,10 @@ changing the variable @code{mu4e-headers-from-or-to-prefix} (a cons cell)}, as
737 737 in the example above). To determine whether a message was sent by you,
738 738 @t{mu4e} uses the variable @code{mu4e-user-mail-address-list}, a list of
739 739 your e-mail addresses.
  740 +@item The 'List' field shows the mailing-list a message is sent to;
  741 +@code{mu4e} tries to create a convenient shortcut for the mailing-list name;
  742 +the variable @code{mu4e-user-mailing-lists} can be used to add your own
  743 +shortcuts.
740 744 @item The letters in the 'Flags' field correspond to the following: D=@emph{draft},
741 745 F=@emph{flagged} (i.e., 'starred'), N=@emph{new}, P=@emph{passed} (i.e.,
742 746 forwarded), R=@emph{replied}, S=@emph{seen}, T=@emph{trashed},
@@ -2845,11 +2849,10 @@ can also use functions like @code{mu4e-headers-mark-thread} (@key{T}),
2845 2849 time, and @code{mu4e-headers-mark-pattern} (@key{%}) to mark all messages
2846 2850 matching a certain regular expression.
2847 2851 @item @emph{@t{mu4e} seems to return a subset of all matches - how can I get
2848   -all?} For speed reasons, @t{mu4e} returns only up to the value of the
2849   -variable @code{m4ue-search-result-limit} (default: 500) matches. To show
2850   -@emph{all}, use @kbd{M-x mu4e-headers-toggle-full-search}, or customize
2851   -the variable @code{mu4e-headers-full-search}. This applies to all search
2852   -commands.
  2852 +all?} For speed reasons, @t{mu4e} returns only up to the value of the variable
  2853 +@code{m4ue-search-result-limit} (default: 500) matches. To show @emph{all},
  2854 +use @kbd{M-x mu4e-headers-toggle-full-search} (@key{Q}), or customize the
  2855 +variable @code{mu4e-headers-full-search}. This applies to all search commands.
2853 2856 @item @emph{How can I get notifications when receiving mail?} There is
2854 2857 @code{mu4e-index-updated-hook}, which gets triggered when the indexing process
2855 2858 triggered sees an update (not just new mail though). To use this hook, put

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