VM Frequently Asked Questions
$Revision: 3.40 $
$Date: 2005/11/04 07:15:45 $
1. About VM and this document
1.1. What is VM?
1.2. What is the most current version of VM?
1.3. Where can I get the most current version of VM?
1.4. About the FAQ
1.5. Where to find more information about VM
2.1. All I can see is the headers of the message!
2.2. Why does mailcrypt fail under VM with an
2.3. I'm using TM and tm-vm and I'm having MIME problems.
2.4. I can't run VM under GNU Emacs 20!
2.5. I can't save my changes because my folders are being modified on disk.
2.6. I found a bug in VM -or- How do I do (something) in VM?
3.1. VM configuration file
3.2. Can I set the "
" address and the "
3.3. How do I make the Read and Send Mail from the menu use VM?
3.4. How can I prevent VM from modifying my window configuration?
3.5. How do I stop VM from opening/raising frames?
3.6. How do I make VM expunge all my deleted mail when I quit?
4. Getting Mail
4.1. Getting mail from a POP3 or IMAP server
4.2. Getting mail from a local spool directory
4.3. VM and Emacs seem to lock up occasionally
4.4. Why do I get the error message "
movemail: Permission denied for lock file
" when trying to get my mail?
4.5. Using VM with qmail-style mail directories
5. Reading Mail
5.1. Replying to mail with quoting
5.2. Can VM read MIME-encoded mail?
5.3. Displaying graphical smiley-faces
6. Composing Mail
6.1. How do I add X-Whatever headers to my messages?
6.2. How do I include a signature with my mail message?
6.3. How can I include a random signature file?
6.4. How do I enable draft handling?
7. Sending Mail
7.1. How do you use mail-aliases with VM?
7.2. How to add the Re: in front of replies
7.3. How can I BCC: myself on all outgoing messages?
7.4. How do I FCC: myself on all outgoing messages?
7.5. Is there an easy way to get VM to include all recipients but me in the CC: field of a reply?
7.6. Can I send mail to a POP server?
7.7. Can I use VM with smail/qmail/some other mailer?
8. MIME support in VM
8.1. What are VM's MIME capabilities?
8.2. Decoding attachments is very slow. Why?
8.3. How do I extend VM's MIME capabilities so it handles a new MIME type?
8.4. How can I read Microsoft Word Documents which are attachments?
8.5. Is there a way to read text/enriched mail?
8.6. Can I display text/html parts inside VM?
8.7. How can I make my PGP-signature be a MIME attachment?
8.8. How do I handle uuencoded text?
8.9. How do I read x-uuencode attachments?
8.10. How do I prevent text/html (or other MIME types) from being displayed?
9.1. What Is a VM folder?
9.2. Filing mail into folders
9.3. Auto filing mail into folders
9.4. Virtual folders
10. Filtering and Sorting
10.1. Sorting with `
10.2 Automatically generate folder name based on the username of the sender
10.3. Auto-deleting with virtual folders
10.4. Filtering with procmail
10.5. An example virtual-folder method
10.6. Another virtual-folder example
10.7. VM and spam filtering
11. VM and Other Programs
11.6. Supercite (supercite.el)
12.1. Building vm.elc under NT
12.2. How do I convert an MH inbox to a VM inbox?
12.3. How do I convert a RMAIL folder to a VM folder?
12.4. How do I make VM less flashy?
12.5. What other VM resources are out there?
12.6. How do I make VM load/save big files faster?