37.9 Rmail Attributes
Some labels such as ‘deleted’ and ‘filed’ have built-in
meanings and are assigned to or removed from messages automatically at
appropriate times; these labels are called attributes. Here is a
list of Rmail attributes:
- Means the message has never been current. Assigned to messages when
they come from an inbox file, and removed when a message is made
current. When you start Rmail, it initially shows the first message
that has this attribute.
- Means the message is deleted. Assigned by deletion commands and
removed by undeletion commands (see Rmail Deletion).
- Means the message has been copied to some other file. Assigned by the
o and C-o file output commands (see Rmail Output).
- Assigned by the w file output command (see Rmail Output).
- Means you have mailed an answer to the message. Assigned by the r
rmail-reply). See Rmail Reply.
- Means you have forwarded the message. Assigned by the f command
rmail-forward). See Rmail Reply.
- Means you have edited the text of the message within Rmail.
See Rmail Editing.
- Means you have resent the message. Assigned by the command M-x
rmail-resend. See Rmail Reply.
All other labels are assigned or removed only by the user, and have no