|Function||How to Do It
|Starting the MM program
- Make sure you are logged in to the CIMIC 3
host as described in the
Telnet section above.
mm and press Enter.
- Something similar to the following will
Columbia MM, Rutgers version 1.4(1)
Please report any bugs using MM's BUG command, or send
mail to BUG-MM. Suggestions are also welcome.
Reading /home/holowcza/mail.txt ...
1 messages read
N 1) 8-Jul Barry Davis Welcome to MUSIC (1186 chars)
[ H=headers R=read REV=review S=send Q=quit BYE ?=Hints HELP ]
MM> prompt is the main
prompt for the MM mail program.
- To quit, type
q and then press
|Reading a New Mail Message
- At the
MM> prompt, type
r and press Enter. This will put
you in the reading mode.
- The first message will be displayed for you.
- If the message is longer than one screen,
press the space bar to view the next page.
- When you have read the message, you will
return to the reading mode prompt
- To get back to the
q and then press Enter.
|Sending a New Mail Message
- Make sure you are at the
s and press Enter.
- You will be prompted for three things:
to: - The e-mail
address of the person you are
sending the message to.
cc: - The e-mail
address of anyone you would like to
get a copy of this message.
subject: - A brief
subject of your message.
- For this example, fill these in as follows
pressing Enter after each:
subject: My First E-Mail Message
- At this point, the following prompt will
Message (End with CTRL/D or ESC
Use CTRL/B to insert a file, CTRL/E to enter editor,
CTRL/F to run text through a filter, CTRL/K to redisplay
message, CTRL/L to clear screen and redisplay, CTRL/N to
abort, CTRL/P to run a program and insert output.):
You may begin typing your message.
- Remember to press Enter as you near the end of
- If you make a mistake, use the Backspace key
to back up and re-type.
- Do NOT use the arrow keys to move the cursor
- When you are all done typing your message,
- You should then see the Send prompt
- To send the message, type