All Newsticker options are customizable, i.e., they can be changed with
Emacs customization methods. Call the command
customize-group and enter ‘newsticker’ for the customization
All Newsticker options have reasonable default values, so that in most cases it is not necessary to customize settings before starting Newsticker for the first time.
The following list shows the available groups of newsticker options and some of the most important options.
newsticker-retrievalcontains options that define which news feeds are retrieved and how this is done.
newsticker-headline-processingcontains options that define how the retrieved headlines are processed.
newsticker-hookscontains options for hooking other Emacs commands to newsticker functions.
newsticker-miscellaneouscontains other Newsticker options.
newsticker-tickercontains options that define how headlines are shown in the echo area, i.e., the “ticker”.
newsticker-readercontains options for adjusting the headline reader.
newsticker-frontenddetermines the actual headline reader. The “plainview” reader uses a single buffer, the “treeview” uses separate buffers and windows.
For the complete list of options please have a look at the customization buffers.