Manage Your MDList Subscription


Contents:
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  1. Subscribe to MDList
  2. Unsubscribe from MDList
  3. Subscribe originally to digest format
  4. Unsubscribe from digest format
  5. Change from regular to digest format
  6. Change from digest to regular format
  7. Change email address
  8. Post messages
  9. Read past messages
10. Get help with your subscription
11. Read MDList Guidelines
12. How to find selected messages in digest format
13. MDForum: an alternative to MDList


1. To subscribe to MDList.

Send e-mail to mdlist@mdsupport.org with SUBSCRIBE entered in the subject window. Or select this link and hit "send."

Within 15 minutes, you will receive a response asking you to confirm your request by clicking on "reply."


2. To unsubscribe from MDList regular format.

Important: Be sure you are subscribed to MDList regular format, not MDList digest format. If you are receiving individual messages, that is the regular format. If you are receiving all messages in a single email, that is digest format, and this instruction will not work. Please skip to Instruction #4 below.

Send e-mail to mdlist@mdsupport.org with UNSUBSCRIBE entered in the subject window. Or select this link and hit "send."

You will receive a confirmation within 15 minutes.


3. To originally subscribe to digest format

Send e-mail to mdlist@mdsupport.org with SUBSCRIBE DIGEST in the subject window. Or select this link and hit "send."

Within 15 minutes, you will receive a response asking you to confirm your request by clicking on "reply." Under digest format, you will receive one email per day containing all posts from the previous 24 hours.

Here is a link to a digest reader that PC-users can download. These make it very easy to select and read messages in digest format:

The Red Castle Digest Reader (freeware).


4. To unsubscribe from digest format

Important: Be sure you are subscribed to MDList digest format, not MDList regular format. If you are receiving all messages in a single email, that is digest format. If you are receiving individual messages, that is the regular format, and this instruction will not work. Please go instead to Instruction #2 above.

Send e-mail to mdlist@mdsupport.org with UNSUBSCRIBE DIGEST in the subject window. Or select this link and hit "send."

You will receive a confirmation within 15 minutes.


5. To change your existing subscription from regular to digest format

First UNSUBSCRIBE (This is important so that you do not receive duplicate posts. See #1 for instructions). Then SUBSCRIBE DIGEST (see #3).

You will receive a response asking you to confirm your request by clicking on "reply." Under digest format, you will receive one email per day containing all posts from the previous 24 hours.


6. To change your existing subscription from digest to regular format

First UNSUBSCRIBE DIGEST (This is important so that you do not receive duplicate posts. See #4 for instructions). then SUBSCRIBE (see #1).

You will receive a response asking you to confirm your request by clicking on "reply."


7. To change your email address

First UNSUBSCRIBE from your currently-subscribed address, then SUBSCRIBE again from your new address. If you are no longer able to use your currently-subscribed address, write to director@mdsupport.org for help.


8. To post messages

Post messages for the list to mdlist@mdsupport.org.

Messages will be distributed to all subscribers.


9. To view past messages posted to MDList

Go to the MDList Archives.


10. To get help with your subscription when all else fails, write to director@mdsupport.org.


11. To read the guidelines for posting to MDList and MDForum

Go to www.mdsupport.org/guidelines.html


12. To find selected messages in digest format

1. Use your mouse to highlight the subject title in the table of contents.
2. Press "Control-C" to copy it to your clipboard. (Mac users substitute "Apple" for "Control")
3. Press "Control-F" to open your "Find" window.
4. Press "Control-V" to paste the subject title into the window.
5. Press "Enter" to jump directly to the message you selected.
6. After reading the message, scroll back to the contents and repeat for other messages.

If the number of messages surpasses the limit, you will receive a file attachment containing the remainder. This method will not be able to locate the messages in that file.


13. For information about the MDForum message board, our non-email alternative to MDList

Go to www.mdsupport.org/mdforum.html


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