excerpt is a fragment of another message that you are
including in your composition. Typically, excerpts are
indented with some type of prefix character at the left
margin. Using the MIME
excerpt tag, a block of text
can be marked as an excerpt.
Ishmail will show an excerpt
as indented text with a prefix character at the left
Reply/Forward Preferences) to define the
prefix for excerpts). The benefit of using the
Ishmail will automatically handle word wrapping
and justification within an excerpt, and also allow nested
Click this option to mark the selected block of text as an
excerpt. If the selected text is already within an excerpt,
its nesting level is increased.