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Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2001 11:29:16 -0800

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01.00 Introduction

 01.01 Why should I use MH?
!01.02 What is the current version/status of MH?
!01.03 Where can I get MH?
!01.04 What references exist for MH?
 01.05 What other MH software is available?
!01.06 How can I print a MH manual?
 01.07 How should I report bugs?
 01.08 How can I convert from my mailer to MH?
 01.09 What is the copyright status of nmh?
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02.00 Building MH

 02.01 What machines does MH run on?
 02.02 How do I build MH?
 02.03 What options should I use?
 02.04 What do I need to do to use POP?
 02.05 Does MH support IMAP?
 02.06 Why does "mailgroup mail" only affect inc and not slocal?
 02.07 How can I build MH on Solaris 2?
 02.08 How can I build MH on Linux?
 02.09 How can I build MH on IRIX?
 02.10 How can I get MH to interpret the Content-Length field?
 02.11 How do I build MH on HP-UX?
 02.12 Can I prevent adding the local hostname to addresses behind firewalls?
 02.13 Is there a patch to fix this or that?
 02.14 How can I build MH on OS/2?
 02.15 Do any POP/IMAP servers handle MH format?
 02.16 How can I build MH on Windows?
!02.17 How can I build MH on a Mac?
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03.00 Scanning & Reading

 03.01 What do I do if scan shows the wrong date?
 03.02 How would one go about reading Usenet with MH?
 03.03 How can I search through multiple folders?
 03.04 Why don't MH format commands such as %(friendly) work?
 03.05 Why doesn't "show" display all of a MIME message?
 03.06 Can I get show not to run "less" so much on MIME messages?
 03.07 Why do I get "mhn: don't know how to display content"?
 03.08 How can I automatically delete MH backup files?
 03.09 Fixing "cannot fopen and lock /var/spool/mail/(user)"
 03.10 Can I read my mail with a Web browser?
 03.11 How can I run inc automatically with POP?
 03.12 Why does inc hang (on Sun)?
 03.13 How can I get POP to work?
 03.14 How do I persuade mhshow (mhn) not to bring up a new window?
 03.15 How do I turn off of all the mhshow (mhn) prompts?
 03.16 Why is inc splitting messages improperly?
 03.17 Can MH thread messages?
 03.18 How can I avoid reading the HTML version of the message?
 03.19 How do I view or save attachments?
 03.20 How do I view HTML attachments with Netscape?
 03.21 Fixing folders: unable to allocate storage for msgstats
 03.22 How do I recursively list message attachments?
 03.23 Why do folder and flist overlook some of my sub-folders?
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04.00 Filing

 04.01 Can I append MH messages to a Unix mailbox format file?
 04.02 Can I append MH messages to a GNU Emacs rmail BABYL-format file?
 04.03 Why do I get ".../.mh_sequences is poorly formatted?"
 04.04 How can you save News articles into an MH folder?
!04.05 Are there any good tools to archive MH messages?
 04.06 How can I remove duplicate messages?
 04.07 How can I remove holes in numbering?
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05.00 Composing & Replying

 05.01 Why does repl add a "Re:" to a message that already has one?
 05.02 How do I include messages in repl with or without ">"?
 05.03 How can I eliminate duplicate copies of letters to myself?
 05.04 How can I include my signature?
 05.05 How do I call my editor with arguments?
 05.06 How can I digestify messages in a folder for mail to another user?
 05.07 How can I change my return address?
 05.08 How can I change my From header?
 05.09 How can I save a copy of all messages I send?
 05.10 Can the folder in Fcc: be dynamically specified?
 05.11 Can I post secure/encryped mail?
 05.12 How can I send multi-media (MIME) attachments?
 05.13 What's the best way to send mail to a long list of people?
 05.14 What is the Dcc header?
 05.15 How can I make sense of the replcomps file?
 05.16 How can I convert quoted-printable to 8bit in quoted text in replies?
 05.17 Can I have aliases include aliases?
 05.18 Why doesn't mhmail understand aliases?
 05.19 How do I send blind carbon copies?
 05.20 When I forward a message, can I use its Subject?
 05.21 Why is the timezone field in my 'Date:' field wrong?
 05.22 Can I automate the comp -editor mhn process?
 05.23 How can I remove those "=20" characters when forwarding?
 05.24 Can I use mh-format substitution with forw?
 05.25 How can I keep repl from breaking long lines?
 05.26 How do I fix a bogus In-Reply-To or missing References field?
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06.00 Posting

 06.01 What to do with "Problems with edit - draft removed".
 06.02 Can I run my message through a program (e.g., ispell) before sending?
 06.03 What to do with "bad address 'xxx' - no at-sign after local-part".
 06.04 Fixing "post: problem initializing server; [BHST] no servers available"
 06.05 Fixing "post: problem initializing server; [RPLY] 503 Sender
       already specified"
 06.06 Fixing "post: unexpected response; [BHST] no socket opened"
 06.07 How do I fix the "X-Authentication-Warning" header?
 06.08 Fixing "post: unexpected response; [RPLY] 503 Need MAIL
       before RCPT"
 06.09 Fixing "post: problem initializing server; [BHST] premature
       end-of-file on socket"
 06.10 Fixing "Sender didn't use the HELO protocol"
 06.11 Fixing "post: problem initializing server; [RPLY] 553 Local
       configuration error, hostname not recognized as local"
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07.00 Mail Filters

 07.01 What mail filters are available?
 07.02 Why slocal writes messages to system mailbox that from(1) can't read.
 07.03 Where can I read about slocal and the format of .maildelivery?
 07.04 How do I debug my .maildelivery file?
 07.05 Why isn't slocal working?
 07.06 Are there any good biff applications for MH?
 07.07 How do I read new messages filed by procmail?
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08.00 MH-E

 08.01 I have a question about MH-E
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09.00 Xmh

 09.01 How can I get xmh to use Emacs as the editor?
 09.02 Does xmh support subfolders?
 09.03 How do I precede included messages with ">" when replying in xmh?
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Appendix

 Glossary & Acknowledgments
 Switching xmh's editor
 babyl2mh.pl
 inco - babyl to MH converter
 t2h - add hyperlinks to message viewed
 srvrsmtp.c patch
 IRIX config file
 HP-UX 10.20 config file
 Removing duplicate messages (Bourne)
 Removing duplicate messages (Perl)
 Removing duplicate messages (Perl)

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