Fast Folder Changes with fo

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This version of folder called fo just does folder -fast. You can also add parameters on the fo command line to:

Here's how to make the last message current and see the folder name:
% fo last
To make fo as a version of folder, see the Section Making a New Command Version. To make an alias or function, see the Section Writing Command Versions as Aliases or Functions.

Add this entry to your MH profile, or add the arguments to your alias or function:

fo: -fast

NOTE: This won't work on early versions of MH. See the CAUTION in Section folder -fast.

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Last change $Date: 1996/06/06 15:14:54 $

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