Remove E-Mail Citations

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Description

Remove citations, i.e., lines beginning with >, from an e-mail message.

Usage

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## S3 method for class 'MailDocument'
removeCitation(x, ...)

Arguments

x

A mail document.

...

the argument removeQuoteHeader (default FALSE) giving a logical indicating if the quotation header (of the type “On date, author wrote:”) that proceeds the quoted message should be removed.

Author(s)

Ingo Feinerer

See Also

removeMultipart to remove non-text parts from multipart e-mail messages, and removeSignature to remove signature lines from e-mail messages.

Examples

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require("tm")
newsgroup <- system.file("mails", package = "tm.plugin.mail")
news <- VCorpus(DirSource(newsgroup), readerControl = list(reader = readMail))
news[[8]]
removeCitation(news[[8]])
removeCitation(news[[8]], removeQuoteHeader = TRUE)