I recently moved to mu4e for my email and it works great except that the way my university formats emails makes them look really weird in emacs (light grey background, white foreground). I was advised that pressing 'h' can toggle off html but this didn't change anything. I then used html2text and now I have some markdown in the email buffer, this is at least legible but not ideal. Is there any way I can render the markdown thats in the email?


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Some emails are best viewed in the browser.

mu4e supports mu4e-actions

Add the following to your .emacs file:

(add-to-list 'mu4e-view-actions
  '("ViewInBrowser" . mu4e-action-view-in-browser) t)

have a read! here is the doc

Now with a followed by a V your email opens in your favourite browser.

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