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From: Ron Samuel Klatchko <rsk(at)>
Date: Fri Nov 12 1999 - 17:31:24 GMT
Louis Proyect wrote:
> Okay, on yesterday's suggestion, I tried to put this in:
> directive TITLETOPLINES 24
> But I get a message saying,
> "Indexing Data Source: "File-System"
> Bad directive on line #143: define TITLETOPLINES 24
> Now I hate to sound totally stupid, but it is necessary to remove the pound
> sign in order for the directive to take effect?
> "#directive TITLETOPLINES 24" has no effect. Right?

The # is necessary.  The easiest thing to do is get a copy of the
original file and simply change the 12 to 24 (or whatever).  The line
should look like:


This is confusing for many people coming from Perl/Python/Shell
programming.  There, a # introduces a comment while in C (or technically
the C preprocessor), it introduces a preprocessor command.

           Ron Samuel Klatchko - Software Jester
            Brightmail Inc -
Received on Fri Nov 12 09:33:04 1999