I have my email setup with mu4e and I have org-mu4e so that when I capture a task, a link to the message is added at the end of it. However, I am wondering if there's a way to generate a link to a message so that I can paste it in an old task in my org file. Right now, my way of solving this is to capture a fake task and then copy the link into my old task and delete the fake task.

Is there a better way to do this?

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The org-mode integration is built-in to mu4e, but it is kept in a separate package that is not enabled by default. You have to run

(require 'org-mu4e)

After that you can use org-store-link in both mu4e headers and message modes. The link is then added to a buffer with org-insert-link as always.

More in the manual.


Open any Org buffer, type C-c C-l (org-insert-link, as suggested by Heikki) and then RET to select the default link. This will insert the latest copied link. No need to capture anything :-).

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