Getting Started, DELETE
*Conan The Librarian
1.MAIL> DELETE 2 This example shows how to remove the second message in a list. When you want to remove a message, use the DELETE command. You can either enter the DELETE command while you are reading the message or you can enter the DELETE command followed by the number of the message you want to remove (as shown here). The number of the mail message can be found on the directory listing. 2.MAIL> DIRECTORY # From Date Subject 1 FORBES 1-JUN-1994 How to Write a Memo 2 (Deleted) 3 FROST::BASTIEN 4-JUN-1994 Chicken Kiev If you enter the DIRECTORY command after you have deleted a message (or messages), you will see the messages marked for deletion, as shown here. When you exit from Mail, the messages marked for deletion are deleted if AUTO_PURGE is set. If you set NOAUTO_PURGE or if you exit from mail by entering the QUIT command, messages marked for deletion remain in the WASTEBASKET folder.