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
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-url-listdefines the list of headlines that are retrieved.
newsticker-retrieval-methoddefines how headlines are retrieved. This is either done using Emacs’s built-in download capabilities or using an external tool.
newsticker-retrieval-intervaldefines how often headlines are retrieved.
newsticker-headline-processingcontains options that define how the retrieved headlines are processed.
newsticker-keep-obsolete-itemsdecides whether unread headlines that have been removed from the feed are kept in the Newsticker cache.
newsticker-auto-mark-filter-listprovides the possibility to automatically mark headlines as immortal or old.
newsticker-hookscontains options for hooking other Emacs commands to newsticker functions.
newsticker-new-item-functionsallows for automatic processing of headlines. See
newsticker-download-enclosuresfor sample functions.
newsticker-plainview-hookscontains hooks that apply to the plainview reader only.
newsticker-miscellaneouscontains other Newsticker options.
newsticker-tickercontains options that define how headlines are shown in the echo area, i.e., the “ticker”.
newsticker-scroll-smoothlydefine how headlines are shown in the echo area.
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.
newsticker-plainviewcontains options for the plainview reader.
newsticker-treeviewcontains options for the treeview reader.
For the complete list of options please have a look at the customization buffers.