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10.15.5 Gravatars

A gravatar is an image registered to an e-mail address.

You can submit yours on-line at

The following variables offer control over how things are displayed.


The size in pixels of gravatars. Gravatars are always square, so one number for the size is enough. If nil, this defaults to the value of gravatar-size.


List of image properties applied to Gravatar images (see Image Descriptors in The Emacs Lisp Reference Manual).


Regexp that matches mail addresses or names of people whose avatars should not be displayed, or nil to display all avatars. It defaults to the value of gnus-article-x-face-too-ugly (see X-Face).

If you want to see gravatars in the From field, set:

(setq gnus-treat-from-gravatar 'head)

If you want to see them in the Cc and To fields, set:

(setq gnus-treat-mail-gravatar 'head) Toolbar


This variable specifies the position to display the toolbar. If nil, don’t display toolbars. If it is non-nil, it should be one of the symbols default, top, bottom, right, and left. default means to use the default toolbar, the rest mean to display the toolbar on the place which those names show. The default is default.


Cons of the height and the width specifying the thickness of a toolbar. The height is used for the toolbar displayed on the top or the bottom, the width is used for the toolbar displayed on the right or the left. The default is that of the default toolbar.


The toolbar in the group buffer.


The toolbar in the summary buffer.


The toolbar in the summary buffer of mail groups.

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