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$HOME/.abook/abookrc - configuration file for abook address book
This manual page documents briefly the abookrc file.
abookrc is the (optional) configuration file for use with the abook(1)
address book program.
abookrc is stored in a user's $HOME/.abook directory. It follows a
format of “set option=value”. The following information lists each of
these options and the values they may take.
If a variable is not set in abookrc , a sensible default, as listed
with the description below, will be used.
Comments in abookrc are on lines beginning with '#'.
Defines whether the addressbook is automatically saved on exit.
Default is true.
Defines whether all email addresses for a contact are shown in
the main list view. Default is true
Defines the screen column on the main list where the email
address is to begin. Default is 25.
Defines the field to display in the extra (third) column on the
main list. Default is "phone" (Home Phone).
field can be any of the following:
phone Home Phone
workphone Work Phone
mobile Mobile Phone
This is an optional setting that allows you to specify an
alternative field to be displayed in the extra (third) column if
there is no data for the field specified in extra_column for a
particular item. The strings for the fields are the same as
above. Please note that the data shown where the alternative
field has been used will NOT be marked differently in any way
from the rest of the extra column. There is no default.
Defines the screen column on the main list where the extra field
is to begin. Default is 65.
Defines the command to start mutt. Default is "mutt".
Defines whether to return all email addresses matching the
search criteria to a mutt query. Default is true.
Defines the command to used when printing the addressbook.
Default is "lpr".
Defines the command used to start the web browser to view a
contact's URL. Default is "lynx".
Defines the style of address formatting to be used when
exporting as text / printing the database (European, UK, or
USA). Default is European ("eu").
This option allows you to force Abook use only ASCII characters.
This option is useful if your terminal doesn't support non-ASCII
characters. Default is false.
Defines whether to avoid adding addresses already in data.
Default is false.
Defines the field to be used by the "sort by field" command.
Default is "nick" (Nickname/Alias).
Defines if the cursor is visible in main display. Default is
SAMPLE CONFIGURATION FILE
# sample abook configuration file
# Automatically save database on exit
# Show all email addresses in list
# Screen column for email field to start
# Field to be used in the extra column
# frequently used values:
# -1 disabled
# phone Home Phone
# workphone Work Phone
# fax Fax
# mobile Mobile Phone
# nick Nickname/Alias
# url URL
# Screen column for the extra field to start
# Command used to start mutt
# Return all email addresses to a mutt query
# Command used to print
# Command used to start the web browser
# address style [eu|us|uk]
# use ASCII characters only
# Prevent double entry
# field to be used with "sort by field" command
# show cursor in main display
This manual page was written by Alan Ford <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
abook was written by Jaakko Heinonen <email@example.com>
Jun 4, 2003 ABOOKRC(5)