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pick: select messages by content
- +folder (default: current folder)
- Folder name
- msgs (default: all)
- Message(s) to search
- ... -and ...
- Require both of two conditions
- ... -or ...
- Allow either of two conditions
- -not ...
- Require opposite of condition
- -lbrace ... -rbrace
- For grouping: "left brace" ... "right brace"
- -to pattern
- Messages with pattern in To: field
- -cc pattern
- lMessages with pattern in cc: field
- -from pattern
- Messages with pattern in From: field
- -subject pattern
- Messages with pattern in Subject: field
- -date pattern
- Messages with pattern in Date: field
- --field pattern
- Match pattern in miscellaneous header field field
- -search pattern
- Messages with pattern anywhere
- -after date
- Messages on or after this Date:
- -before date
- Messages before this Date:
- -datefield field
- Date field to use instead of Date:
- -sequence name, more...
- Store message numbers in sequence name
- -public (default for your folders)
- Store sequence in folder
- -nopublic (default for read-only folders)
- Store sequence in user's MH context
- -zero (default)
- Remove previous contents of sequence
- Merge into existing sequence, if any
- -list (default with no -sequence)
- Print message numbers on standard output
- -nolist (default with -sequence)
- Don't print message numbers
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