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avon post text files to message bases - updated
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 The '​[PostTextFiles]'​ stanza tasks MUTIL with posting a text file(s) to a message base(s). The '​[PostTextFiles]'​ stanza tasks MUTIL with posting a text file(s) to a message base(s).
  
-This can be a useful tool if you wanted to automate an announcement to an Echomail area such as weekly posting of an advertisement about your Mystic BBS to an message base of your choosing.+This can be a useful tool if you wanted to automate an announcement to an Echomail area. Fir example a weekly posting of an advertisement about your Mystic BBS to message base(s) of your choosing.
  
 To enable this function you modify the '​[general]'​ stanza as follows: To enable this function you modify the '​[general]'​ stanza as follows:
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   [general]   [general]
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   PostTextFiles ​          = true   PostTextFiles ​          = true
  
-There are a number of switches ​to define:+You begin by defining the total number of text files to be posted when MUTIL is run.  ​
  
-The name of the file you wish Mystic to post+  totalfiles = 2 
 + 
 +There are a number of switches to define when setting this function up. This needs to be done for each file you have defined in the line above. Let's have a look at the switches in detail: 
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 +The name of the file you wish Mystic to post.
  
   file1_name ​   = myfirstfile.txt   file1_name ​   = myfirstfile.txt
  
-The permanent index of message base to post to. The baseidx is the permanent index of the message base to post the message into (shown as Index at the top of the message base editor in Mystic'​s configuration.+The permanent index of message base to post to. 
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 +The baseidx is the permanent index of the message base to post the message into (shown as Index at the top of the message base editor in Mystic'​s configuration.
  
   file1_baseidx = 2   file1_baseidx = 2
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   file1_to ​     = All        ​   file1_to ​     = All        ​
    
-The subject of the post+The subject of the post.
  
   file1_subj ​   = My subject   file1_subj ​   = My subject
  
-The network address of the posting system+The network address of the posting system.
  
   file1_addr ​   = 0:0/0    file1_addr ​   = 0:0/0 
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   file1_delfile = false   file1_delfile = false
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 +You repeat this format within the stanza for each file you wish Mystic to post. For example: 
   file2_name ​   = mysecondfile.txt ​     file2_name ​   = mysecondfile.txt ​  
   file2_baseidx = 2            ​   file2_baseidx = 2            ​
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   file2_delfile = false        ​   file2_delfile = false        ​
  
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