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This manual documents the VM mail reader, a Lisp program which runs as a subsystem under Emacs. The manual is divided into the following chapters.

  • Introduction Overview of the VM interface.
  • Starting Up What happens when you start VM.
  • Selecting Messages How to select messages for reading.
  • Reading Messages Previewing and paging through a message.
  • Sending Messages How to send messages from within VM.
  • Saving Messages How to save messages.
  • Deleting Messages How to delete, undelete and expunge messages.
  • Editing Messages How to alter the text and headers of a message.
  • Message Marks Running VM commands on arbitrary sets of messages.
  • Message Attributes How to change and undo changes to message attributes.
  • Sorting Messages How to make VM present similar messages together.
  • Reading Digests How to read digests under VM.
  • Summaries How to view and customize the summary of a folder.
  • Virtual Folders Blurring the boundaries of different physical folders.
  • Frames and Windows How to customize VM's use of windows and frames.
  • Toolbar How to configure VM's toolbar.
  • Menus How to configure VM's menus.
  • Faces How to configure VM's use of faces.
  • Using the Mouse Understanding the VM mouse interface.
  • Hooks How you can make VM run your code at certain times.
  • License Copying and distribution terms for VM.


  • Key Index Menus of command keys and their references.
  • Command Index Menus of commands and their references.
  • Variable Index Menus of variables and their references.
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