[Alpine-info] Using the address book
mbmiller at taxa.epi.umn.edu
Sat May 17 10:17:04 PDT 2008
On Sat, 17 May 2008, lon at athenet.net wrote:
>> I guess the usual setup is that you have a home directory in Windows,
>> the PINE directory is in there, and the PINERC directory is within the
>> PINE directory. Then make the text file ADDRBOOK within that PINERC
> I have inspected the alpine directories and see a file addrbook in there
> of an unknown file type which is empty. addrbook has no file extension
> What I want to do is get something in there and have it display in the
> addressbook screen.
What I am recommending is that you create the file or overwrite the
currently-existing file. Your file should be named ADDRBOOK (with no
Once you have created the file, launch Alpine and go to view the address
book. Your addresses should now be viewable.
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