MH & nmh: Email for Users & Programmers

May, 2006

prompter Reference Guide

prompter: prompting editor front-end

-erase character (default: system value)
Character that erases previous character
-kill character (default: system value)
Character that erases line
-prepend (default)
Insert new message text before existing message body
-noprepend, more...
Add new message text at end of message
-rapid, more...
Don't display message body
-norapid (default)
Display message body
-doteof
Exit with dot at start of empty line or end-of-input
-nodoteof (default)
Only exit with end-of-input character (usually CTRL-D)
file (required)
Relative or absolute pathname of draft file