Deleting and refiling messages

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Deleting and refiling messages

Mh-rmail works on a ``batch'' principle for alterations to the state of a folder; you do a number of commands in the folder buffer to mark messages for deletion or refiling in other folders, and then you type the x command to actually process the commands.

d marks a message for deletion, and (caret) marks it for refiling (you will be prompted for the name of a folder to refile it in). ! refiles the current message in the same folder as the last refile. u undoes any action which was marked for the line.

To actually execute all of the commands, use the x command. You should do this before exiting Emacs, as marked deletions don't actually occur until you do the x.