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Stores private messages.

Field Type Null Key Default Description
pmid int(10) No Primary Private message ID
uid int(10) No Multiple 0 User ID of the user who 'owns' the message
toid int(10) No 0 User ID of the recipient
fromid int(10) No 0 User ID of the sender
recipients text No Array of additional recipients of this PM
folder smallint(5) No 1 Folder that the PM is stored in
subject varchar(120) No PM subject
icon smallint(5) No 0 Post Icon ID
message text No PM message
dateline bigint(30) No 0 UNIX Timestamp when PM was sent
deletetime bigint(30) No 0 UNIX Timestamp when PM was moved to the trash
status int(1) No 0 Read/unread/replied/forwarded status of the PM
statustime bigint(30) No 0 UNIX Timestamp when PM status was last updated
includesig int(1) No 0 Option to include user's signature
smilieoff int(1) No 0 Option to disable/enable smilies
receipt int(1) No 0 Indicates receipt status
readtime bigint(30) No 0 UNIX timestamp of the time when PM was read


Keyname Type Cardinality Field
uid INDEX None uid, folder
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