Hi, > I read your mail with the 'show' command, which is part of 'nmh'. I > have defined my 'showproc' to be 'less', since I prefer that to the > default. I am using the 'repl' command to reply. It invokes the > 'vi' editor. This becomes even quicker once you tailor your shell with aliases or ~/bin scripts. s -- show a message n -- move to next message sc -- scan the last 20 messages ref -- refile messages inbox -- scan the last 20 messages in inbox If they're Berkeley mail users then they should be right at home with a command line interface. Why try and move them to a curses one? Ralph.