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gnus-article-highlight). This function highlights header, cited text, the signature, and adds buttons to the body and the head.
gnus-article-highlight-headers). The highlighting will be done according to the
gnus-header-face-alistvariable, which is a list where each element has the form
(regexp name content
). regexp is a regular expression for matching the header, name is the face used for highlighting the header name (see Faces and Fonts) and content is the face for highlighting the header value. The first match made will be used. Note that regexp shouldn't have ‘^’ prepended—Gnus will add one.
Some variables to customize the citation highlights:
nil, no citation highlighting will be performed on lines beginning with ‘>From ’. Those lines may have been quoted by MTAs in order not to mix up with the envelope From line. The default value is
gnus-article-highlight-signature). Everything after
gnus-signature-separator(see Article Signature) in an article will be considered a signature and will be highlighted with
gnus-signature-face, which is
See Customizing Articles, for how to highlight articles automatically.