htop shows the name of process for all of its threads even a thread has a customized name. How should I force htop to displays customized name of threads?

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    What is a "customized name" of a thread?
    – muru
    Dec 20 '17 at 8:22
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    The name which is set by pthread_setname_np function. Dec 20 '17 at 14:43

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    – algorithms
    May 19 '18 at 19:55

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