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Re: Reading messages in a sequnce

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: Reading messages in a sequnce
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:39:05 -0400

aalinovi@riseup.net wrote:
 > If I have non consecutive messages in a given sequence, is there any way
 > to read them consecutively?
 > For example, sequence picked with messages 94 95 114 126 155.
 > show 94 shows message 94, next shows message 95. But then next shows
 > message 96, not message 114 (which makes sense since 96 is the next
 > message but it's not what I want).

It's one of mh's hidden gems.  Use "picked:next", "picked:first",
"picked:last", "picked:prev".  I have wrapper commands that do all of
those.  "picked:3" and "picked:-2" also work.

It's in mh-sequences(1).

paul fox, pgf@foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 68.7 degrees)

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