sortm Reference Guide

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sortm: sort messages

+folder (default: current folder)
Folder name
msgs (default: all)
Message(s) to sort
-datefield field (default: Date:)
Field to use for date sorts
-textfield field
Field to use for text sorts
-notextfield (default)
Don't sort on text field
-limit days
On -textfield sort, group messages sent within days days of each other
-nolimit (default)
On -textfield sort, group all messages with same textfield
Explain actions before and during sort
-noverbose (default)
Be quiet

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Last change $Date: 1996/06/06 15:12:58 $

This file is from the third edition of the book MH & xmh: Email for Users & Programmers, ISBN 1-56592-093-7, by Jerry Peek. Copyright © 1991, 1992, 1995 by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. This file is freely-available; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. For more information, see the file copying.htm.

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