Re: Changing posting address & thread display/reading order

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On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Colin Watson wrote:

> > > In your trnrc file (probably ~/.trn/trnrc), put a line like this:
> > >
> > >   FROM = " (David Sewell)"
> > >
> > > and trn will use the value in the "From: " line of postings.
> >
> > Hmmm, did this, and trn internally shows it's using this trnrc file, but
> > my From: line is not changed.
> Are you using the default $NEWSHEADER, or have you customized it? I
> think the default includes an explicit "From: ${FROM}".

Is there any way I can check what the setting is?

> You might also try setting $FROM in the environment.

That did it! But why does this work, and using the .trn/trnrc route not?

Best regards,


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