anno(1mh)anno(1mh)Nameanno - annotate messages
Syntaxanno [ +folder ] [ msgs ] [ -component field ] [ -help ] [ -[no]inplace
] [ -text body ]
The command annotates a message by adding one or more header fields to
The command allows you to choose the name of the header field which you
add. It records the date at which the message is annotated, and allows
you to add an additional field containing text, if you wish.
You can use with and to keep track of how you have distributed, for‐
warded, or replied to messages.
By default, annotates the current message in the current folder. You
can select another message by using the msg and +folder arguments. You
can also annotate more than one message, or a range of messages.
Specifies the name of the header field which adds. It should
be a valid RFC 822-style message field name, which means that
it should consist of alphanumeric characters or dashes only.
If you do not supply this option, will prompt you for the
-help Prints a list of the valid options to this command.
The -inplace switch causes annotation to be done in place in
order to preserve links to the annotated message.
Allows you to add a header field containing text to the mes‐
sage. The command will create a second header field on the
message, containing the text that you specify. If the text
contains a space, you must enclose the text in double quotes
("). If you do not supply this option, adds only one field,
which contains the date of the annotation.
The default settings for this command are:
+folder defaults to the current folder
msgs defaults to the current message
This example annotates message number 1 in the folder The -component
option specifies the name of the header field:
% anno 1 +test -component Forwarded
The following field is added to the message header:
Forwarded: Tue, 08 Jan 91 16:10:06 +0000
The next example shows how to use the -text option to add an additional
% anno-component Forwarded -text "to David - as requested"
The following lines are added to the message header:
Forwarded: Tue, 08 Jan 91 16:13:27 +0000
Forwarded: to David - as requested
The final example shows how prompts for the name of the header field,
if the -component option is not supplied:
Enter component name: forwarded
The following line is added to the message:
forwarded: Tue, 08 Jan 91 16:21:58 +0000
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