Lines starting with a # contain comments on the line(s) above them.
Sample .mailrc file set askcc hold keepsave editheaders # This line sets four variables. By default, these variables are # not set. Variables can also be set one to a line. set folder=mrtidy # Sets the directory for files that hold the mail messages that # you save. This directory is in the user's home directory. set PAGER=less # Defines the pager to be used to view mail messages that are # longer than a single screenful. set VISUAL=/usr/local/bin/ue # Sets the editor that is called when you enter the command ~v # while composing a mail message. sign="The Boy in the Bubble" # The "signature that is inserted in your mail message with the # ~a command.