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mutil_post_text_files [2016/04/03 05:30]
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. Fir example a weekly posting of an advertisement about your Mystic BBS to a message base(s) of your choosing.+This can be a useful tool if you wanted to automate an announcement to an Echomail area. For example a weekly posting of an advertisement about your Mystic BBS to a message base(s) of your choosing
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 +**Note:** If you wish to use this function to post ANSI files to a message base, the ANSI file must be saved with a line length of 79 characters or less.  Not all ANSI editors have this capability, but Mystic BBS has a built in ANSI editor that does.  Load the ANSI into the Mystic ANSI editor and then save it, setting the "Line Length"​ to 79 characters on the save dialog.
  
 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
  
 You begin by defining the total number of text files to be posted when MUTIL is run.  ​ You begin by defining the total number of text files to be posted when MUTIL is run.  ​
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 The name of the file you wish Mystic to post. 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 permanent index of message base to post to.
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 Who the post is from. Who the post is from.
                            
-  file1_from ​   = Sysop+  file1_from = Sysop
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 Who the post is addressed to. Who the post is addressed to.
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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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 Should Mystic auto delete the source text file after posting it's contents to the message base? Should Mystic auto delete the source text file after posting it's contents to the message base?
mutil_post_text_files.1459675830.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/04/03 05:30 by avon