Removing Messages

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When you're done with messages, you might want to remove them to save disk space and cut down clutter. xmh uses two steps to remove messages. First, you mark the messages you want to delete. Then, you tell xmh to delete them.

For example, delete a message or two that you sent yourself. You can do this with or without accelerators:

The Section Deleting (and Restoring) Messages has more information.

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Last change $Date: 1996/06/06 15:13:16 $

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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