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X-Commands are an e-mail alternative to using your List Tools. They can be used to:
The most common reasons for using X-Commands instead of the List Tools are:
Most administrators will find it easier to create a set of templates (form letters) for each list they administer, enabling them to enter just the variables when submitting X-Commands. Some mail programs include templates, stationery features, or the ability to store abbreviations for commonly-used text. If yours doesn't, create a separate folder for templates and experiment with various options to find the easiest for you.
Be sure to update your templates if your mailing list moves to another server. (Yes, RootsWeb will tell you if that happens.)