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3.5.2.9 Marking Messages

Mail command: tag [msglist]
Mail command: ta [msglist]

Tag messages. The tagged messages can be referred to in message list using ‘:t’ notation.

Mail command: untag [msglist]
Mail command: unt [msglist]

Clear tags from specified messages. To untag all messages tagged so far type

? untag :t
Mail command: hold [msglist]
Mail command: ho [msglist]
Mail command: preserve [msglist]
Mail command: pre [msglist]

Marks each message to be held in user’s system mailbox. This command does not override the effect of delete command.