The Pine resource file is used to control numerous Pine configuration options. This file is normally named PINE.PINERC and located in your login directory; see Section 7.3.1 for details on the name and location of this file.
By customizing the option settings in your Pine resource file, you can
customize your Pine environment to your liking. Generally the best way
to set or change option settings in your Pine resource file is from
within Pine, via the
SETUP submenu accessed from Pine's
main menu; selecting
Config in particular provides access
to setting a great many options. (Context sensitive help is available
within Pine for each such configurable item so you can get hints on
setting your options.) However, the Pine resource file is a normal text
file, so it is also possible to modify the Pine resource file using a
Section 7.6.1 below describes the overall format of the Pine resource file and the format for specifying option values. Section 7.6.2 lists the available configuration options.