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    I've been programming in PHP for a few months now, but have recently been given the task of writing a webmail for our mail server.

    Reading through the PHP manual, I can understand the basics, connecting to the mail server, sending mail, ect.

    But there are a few things that leave me with dumbfounded look on my face. (Either I'm not reading it right, or it's not explained well.)

    Here's where I run into problems:

    Headers. I can't seem to have any script i try retrieve the message headers in a mailbox. I also don't see which commands are best suited for which situation.

    sorting. I have no clue how i would sort the messages in a mailbox and display them to be read.

    If anyone can point me down the right road, or tell me if there's a decent tutorial out there, I'd greatly appreciate it.

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    imap_fetchheaders() and imap_fetchheader()

    are pretty much what you want to look at, unfortunately the imap_fetchstructure really
    isn't documented all that well.

    But on the PHP site, under the references, there are plenty of user notes, and links
    for examples and body decoding information.

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    You could also mosey over to hotscripts.com and grab one, then take it apart to learn how it's done ... or just use it.

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