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Help is available on the following Read Mail topics:

[#] Msg. No [G] Goodbye [S] Since [MG] Graphics [RESET] Pointers
[+] Ahead [J] Join [T] Thread [MO] Modify * [RM] Recall
[-] Back [K] Kill [U] UnProt * [MOVE] * [RO] Reply Other
[/] Again [L] Last [X] Expert [NODE] [RR] Refer #
[A] Abandon [M] Mem [Y] Yours [NS] NonStop [RU] Snoop *
[C] Comment [N] No [Z] Zipscan [QQ] Quicker [SC] Scan on/off
[E] Enter [P] Prot * [ED] Sysop [QU] Quit [TAG] Tag Line
[F] Find * [Q] Quick [HO] Hotkeys [RE] Reply [UNK] Unkill *

[Zipm] Zip mail [Summary] of Commands [EXAMPLE] of Commands

Enter TEXT inside the Square Brackets IE: node for NODES help file.

Please type one of the indicated topics for additional help.
Press alone to exit the help system.
(+) or (-) You can change the "default" reading direction by typing "+"
or "-". The prompt tells you which way you are going.
Pressing (Enter) alone advances in the current direction and
displays the next message available.
(#) You can type any message number and that message will be
displayed. If there is no such message number on file,
ProDOOR will search for the closest message and display that
one instead.
(/) Redisplay the current message.
(A)bandon Leave current conference and return to the Main Board.
Continue reading messages.
(C)omment Enter a comment message to the sysop. You specify the
'subject' of the message. The message will be protected so
it is seen only by the sysop.
(E)nter Enter a new message. You then specify who the message is to
be addressed to, as well as the 'subject' of the message.
You can protect the message so it will be seen only be the
(Enter) Search for the next message. Notice the prompt message
"(Enter)='+'" or "(Enter)='-'" to tell which direction
(Enter) will take you.
(G)oodbye Logs you off the system. Examples:
G ;logoff
G Q ;quick logoff, bypass closing bulletins
(HO)tkeys Enable instant response on most commands. Eliminates the
need to type RETURN to activate most commands.
In hotkey mode you should use ";" (not SPACE) to "stack"
commands. The spacebar acts like RETURN in hotkey mode.
(J)oin Allows you to switch to a different conference. You may
specify either a conference number or a conference name.

These subfunctions are available:
(A)uto-join configuration update
(L)ocate conference by keywords
(M)ain board
(N)ew message status
(S)tatus of all conferences
(Y)our mail. Scan for conferences with new mail for you
(+)next higher conference
(-)next lower conference

Subtopics: Examples

Join command examples:

J M ;main board
J;+ ;join next available conference
J;6 ;join conference 6
J TOOLS ;join tools conference
J L LANG ;locate conferences with 'LANG' in the description
J;2;Q ;quick join, bypassing conference news
J S ;status of all conferences
J S + ;status of conferences after current one
J A 20 ;configure autoscan starting with conference 20

(K)ill If the message is either TO or FROM you, this option will
appear. Pressing K will delete the message from the message
(L)ast Resets the last-read pointer to the current message number.
This is useful in conjunction with ARCM to re-capture messages.
500 L ;selects message 500 and resets
;last-read to point to it.
(M)emorize Saves current message number. Use with (RM)recall memory.
(MG)graphic Toggles ANSI graphics mode off/on.
(N)o more Returns you to the main command prompt.

(NODE) Displays the list of callers that are online on other nodes
in a multi-node system.

(NS)non-stop will enter non-stop message reading or searching.
Suspended with ^S, aborted with ^K or end-of-messages.
(Q)uick Shows you a quick summary of messages available for reading.
Includes the first 72 characters of message text.

(QQ)uicker Shows you a quicker summary of messages available for reading.
Does not display any of the message text.

(QU)it Quit reading messages and return to the ProDOOR command prompt.
(RE)ply to Enter a reply message to SENDER of the currently displayed
message. The reply mode allows you to optionally change the
subject and to provide "receiver-only" protection.

(RO)ply to Enter a reply message to RECEIVER of the current message.

(REPLY) This command allows you to directly to a message from a
command line. Useful when you are reading messages offline
through the ARCM function. The original message number can
be stacked.
(RESET) This command allows you to reset the 'last read' message
pointer to a specific message number. Example:
(RM)recall Returns you to the message memorized with the (M)emory command.
(RR)efer Moves you to the 'Refer#' message.
(S)ince Next message since you were last on.

(SC)an Toggle auto-join and ZIPM access to the current conference.
(T)hread Search for other messages with the same subject matter.
(TA)g Allows you to view and optionally alter the message tagline
to be used for new message entry.
(X)pert Selects expert or novice mode.
(Y)our Search for messages addressed to you.

(YA) Search for messages addressed to you OR to "all".
(Z)ip Search for messages. Lets you specify a "search keyword".
With zip search in effect, you will see ONLY messages that
contain the keyword either in the header OR the body. In
color mode, the matching lines are hilighted.
(ZIPM) Zip new mail. Captures up to 400 new messages in selected
conferences and then archives them in $SCRATCH$ for smallest
possible download time. Examples:
ZIPM N ;list new messages by conference before capture
ZIPM A ;archive mail in all conferences
ZIPM M 10 14 ;archive mail in main board (M), areas 10 and 14
ZIPM TOOLS AI ;archive TOOLS and AI conferences
Use (L)ast-read command to reset your "last read" message
Use (J A)uto-config to select message areas in (ZIPM A)ll.
(CO)py Copy the current message into a different conference.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(ED)it Allows you to edit the current message header without
first going into the (MOD)ify function.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(F)ind Find and display information about the sender of the
current message.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(MOVE) Move the current message to a different conference.
This is the same as (CO)py followed by (K)ill.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(MO)dify Edit message text and header information.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(P)rotect Change the message protection to 'RECEIVER-ONLY'.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(U)nprotect Change the message protection to 'PUBLIC'.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(UNK)ill UnKill a message that has been Killed.
This is a Sysop Commands.
(RU)snoop Toggles read-flagging and user-update to allow reading
messages without updating pointers.
This is a Sysop Commands.
ProDoor Mail Command Examples

2000 + ;read forward from message 2000

1000 S ;skip to message 1000 and then continue
where you left off.

QQ YA NS ;quicker listing of all mail to you or 'all'.

M 345 RM ;save your place, read message 345,
return to where you left off.

Z keyword ;scan for messages with keyword in them.

Z keyword NS ;non-stop scan for all messages with

REPLY 4431 ;enter a reply to message 4431.

J;+ ;go to next available message area.

J TOOLS ;switch to TOOLS message area.

J L LANG ;locate conferences with 'LANG' in the description.

ZIPM 1 2 3 ;zip new mail in conferences 1,2 and 3.

750 L ;reset last-read pointer to message 750.
ProDoor Mail Command Summary

(+) or (-) sets direction.
(/)redisplay current message.
(A)bandon conference, return to main message area.
(B)ulletin listings.
(C)omment to sysop.
(E)nter new message.
(HO)tkey mode. Enable instant response on most commands.
(J)oin a conference, enter new areas.
(J A)uto-join configuration update.
(J L)ocate conferences by keyword.
(J N)ew messages in all conferences.
(J S)tatus of all conferences.
(J Y)our mail. Scan for conferences with new mail addressed to you.
(J +)join next higher conference.
(J -)join next lower conference.
(K)ill current message.
(L)ast-read pointer reset.
(M)emorize message number.
(MG)graphic mode off/on.
(N)return to main command prompt.
(NODE) status display.
(NS)non-stop reading.
(O)perator page.
(OPEN) doors.
(Q)uick mail scan.
(QQ)uicker mail scan.
(QU)it to main command prompt.
(RE)ply to the sender of the current message.
(RO)reply to receiver of the current message.
(RR)efer message display.
(REPLY) to specific messages.
(RESET) message pointer.
(RM)recall memory.
(S)ince last read.
(SC)an. Toggle auto-join and (zipm a).
(T)hread search.
(TA)gline change.
(V)iew profile.
(X)pert toggle.
(Y)our mail.
(YA) your mail or mail to "all".
(Z)ip search message contents.
(ZIPM) Compress new messages for download.

(CO)py message \
(ED)it header \
(F)ind user \
(MO)dify message \
(MOV)e message \__Sysop
(P)rotect / only
(U)nprotect /
(UNK)ill /
(RU)snoop /