MH & nmh: Email for Users & Programmers

May, 2006

scan Reference Guide

scan: produce a summary of each message

+folder (default: current folder)
Folder name
msgs (default: all)
Message(s) to list
-clear (default)
Clear screen or print form feed
-noclear
Don't clear screen or print form feed
-form formatfile, more...
Format file for message display
-format string
Format string for message display
-header
Print one-line heading above listing
-noheader (default)
Don't print heading
-width columns (default: terminal width)
Output width
-reverse
Scan from highest to lowest message number
-noreverse (default)
Scan from lowest to highest message number
-file file
UNIX relative or absolute pathname of mailbox-format file to scan