Mail cmd

Discussion in 'macOS' started by semaja2, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. semaja2 macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    Hey guys how do i delete mail from the mail cmd, the cmd u get in terminal not the app called mail
     
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

    robbieduncan

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    #2
    I think you hit the d key and marks it for deletion and actually deletes it when you quit.
     
  3. semaja2 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    #3

    hey ive tried that by typing the following

    mail
    1
    d
    exit

    it still doesnt delete the email when i go back into mail, ive also tried d 1
     
  4. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

    robbieduncan

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    #4
    try:

    mail
    q
    mail
    d 1
    q

    For some reason you cannot delete a message with status N but you can with status U?

    Edit: easier:
    mail
    pre 1
    d 1
    q
     

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