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Email-related questions across the different clients (gnus, mu4e, rmail, etc.)

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Outlook Calendar in org agenda

I would like to integrate the calendar from my outlook into my orgmode agenda. I am looking for a solution with the following features Should be implemented in elisp only, so that I can run this on ...
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How to set the real sent date when queuing email?

when I queue a mail in mu4e at time T1, and send it later at time T2, the recipient see time T1. I'd expect him to see time T2. I guess this is from the "Date:" field in the mail. I could'nt find ...
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Is it possible to create clickable links to macos mail.app email via “message://…” in orgmode?

I use the "Copy Message URL" quite heavily in mail app. I would like to paste the link into an org document and make it a clickable link that opens the email in mail.app. This does not currently work. ...
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mu4e can't jump to some maildir

I use mu4e with offlineimap. For retrieval I type offlineimap mu index --maildir=~/.../mail_oi/web The directory structure is as follows mail_oi/ └── web ├── INBOX │   ├── cur │   │   ├...
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Configure mu4e for Gmail-style citation (reply quoting)

I want to configure mu4e citation style—the manner in which mu4e quotes the thread in a reply—so that it is compatible with Gmail's UI. Note the triple-dot collapsed style in the second message, ...
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How to prevent mu4e from checking mail when the internet is down?

Q: how do I prevent mu4e from automatically checking mail when the internet's down? Problem I use mu4e and offlineimap to handle my email. When on a laptop, I have to deal with the fact that I ...
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Render markdown in mu4e buffers

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 ...
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Gmail smtp through mew

I am trying to setup mew to use a gmail account provided by my college. I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and using emacs 25. This is my (anonymized) .mew: (setq mew-config-alist '((default (...
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wanderlust: using “To” in wl-template-alist only for new messages, not replies

In wanderlust, I have several folders with which I use wl-template-alist to set up default values for some of the headers when I am writing messages. In one of these folders (not all of them), I want ...
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GNUS doesn't show all Mails

I am using gnus for reading my gmails. But almost always by checking the INBOX of my gnus and comparing to my actual gmail account, i have new (or old) mails which are not shown in gnus. Does anyone ...
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which e-mailclient for emacs supports smime signing and encryption?

Which e-mail frontends for emacs are capable of handling smime encryption and signing of messages? gnus: is capable and pretty usable notmuch: seems not to be able to handle smime Notes: It is ...
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Multipart placeholders forwarded as-is

When forwarding/replying a multipart email, the interactive Show/Hide elements are inserted as-is into the email. This is obviously a bug. How do I make Rmail forward/quote only the text/plain part? ...
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Date: field inserted twice in mail-archive-file

I use (setq mail-archive-file-name "~/sent-mail"). For some reason, the Date: field is inserted twice into the file when sending email. This seems like a bug. How do I resolve it? From user Sun Jun ...
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How to warn before sending email if Subject: is empty

If I hit C-c C-c in message-mode (I use notmuch) in order to send an email I've composed, I want to be warned if the Subject: header is empty. E.g. "Really send without Subject? (yes or no)" When ...
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mu4e inbox update delay

incoming mail appears in mu4e inbox long minutes after it is there. I can see it in the webmail service online immidiately but in emacs it doesn't show till a few minutes or even half an hour after.. ...
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Can I use Emacs as an external editor of Thunderbird in MS Windows OS?

I want to edit the text in Emacs when using Thunderbird. I've installed the exteditor (https://github.com/exteditor/exteditor/releases) and specified path to "Emacs.exe" as an editor, but it was not ...
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Emacs 26 gives certificate warnings when checking mail

Upgrading to Emacs 26, I get about IMAP certificates when checking mail. Should I accept this like when connecting with SSH for the first time, or take precautions before accepting, like having having ...
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Offlineimap, updates email, is not working with Emacs

I recently started to move my workflow over to emacs and was able to configure my email with mu4e with emacs, but offlineimap, which controls updating my email, function is not working when I invoke ...
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Make mailto: links invoke compose-mail in terminal Emacs

Provided: I have a terminal running I have Emacs running in one of my terminal tabs How do I make mailto: links (normally from Safari/Firefox): Make Emacs do compose-mail Fill the To: field ...
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Can gnus handle “maildir” format mail files with “.eml” extension?

I've been using "gnus" for reading/writing mail in MS Windows, but to make Windows recognize mail file, I want to add ".eml" extension to each numbered mail in "maildir" format. Is there any way to ...
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Forward only text/plain part of email

When setting rmail-enable-mime-composing to nil, the forwarded mail looks like so: ------- Start of forwarded message ------- Date: ... From: ... To: ... Subject: Hairy beasts [1:text/plain Hide] ...
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Remove surplus email headers and Rmail attributes from forwarded email

When forwarding mail with rmail-enable-mime-composing set to t, the forwarded mail looks like: <#part type=message/rfc822 disposition=inline raw=t> (100 lines of email headers) X-RMAIL-...
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Formatting the Subject line when forwarding mail

When forwarding mail in Rmail, the forwarded mail looks like so: From: ... To: ... Subject: [sender@example.com: Some subject] --text follows this line-- How can I reconfigure Emacs to make it look ...
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How can I get a mailto link in an org-mode latex export to PDF for the #+email: keyword

When I'm specifying my mail address #+email: bla@comp.org I'm getting a text footnote bla@comp.org for an org latex export of a report. I'd like to have a complete mailto hyperlink though. I tried ...
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how to send URL from browser using Emacs as default mail handler?

I'd like to use the Chrome command Email Page Location to email a URL through Emacs. Desired behavior is this: In Chrome, I choose Email Page Location Emacs activates, initiates a new email message,...
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Read and edit Thunderbird's maildir with GNUS

As forums tell it should be possible to use GNUS for reading maildir created by Thunderbird. I did not find, however, any working implementations posted. And in my own experiments I could not make ...
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emacs gnus and macOS mail.app

I have a very large MAILv5 folder on macOS with 11 IMAP mail accounts over 1 TB of data so I don't want to re-download all but instead I want to use Gnus or other Emacs mail client to read mail ...
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notmuch doesn't show INBOX (“Spawning child process: Invalid argument”)

I'm trying to get notmuch working on Windows 10 using WSL/Ubuntu. The idea is to treat the WSL as a remote machine (roughly following https://notmuchmail.org/remoteusage/) and to have a shell script ...
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Auto-Save causing long freezes when writing mail

I have had trouble with auto-save causing long (but not permanent, could be 30 or more seconds, though) freezes when saving in the middle of composing a mail. I use vm to read mail and vm-user-agent ...
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How do I import email in Wanderlust?

I am setting up Wanderlust, and have an older "Maildir" folder created by Offlineimap. Am wondering how I can import these emails in Wanderlust and/or combine this folder with my new WL folder? Can I ...
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Monitoring and restarting background processes in Emacs

I have a background process to sync and index email. The two function calls in there, (mail-sync) and (mail-index) are calls with start-process. I then run the mail-background function periodically ...
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RFC 2822 email parsing

Is there a function somewhere in emacs already to parse RFC 2822-formatted email addresses? I don't particularly care for the obsolete parts, but would like to be able to parse things like "John Smith"...
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Which mail client in Emacs can schedule mail sending to every specific mail?

In office, I need to send one mail to boss every day, every week, and every month. Usually I composed those mails every afternoon and leave them in a * send mail * buffer, and send them when I prepare ...
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How can I search all/single mu4e contexts?

I have set up a couple of contexts in mu4e for the different email accounts I use. I would like to have a single command to search through all of them. Is there a simple way to do this? EDIT: Ok, I ...
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organize e-mail with gnus [closed]

How am I supposed to organize my daily mail with Gnus? Where to put my old mail (without deleting it) and stay in touch with all those old or incoming TODOs and topics? Background: I already got a ...
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Gnus fails to connect to GMail AUTHENTICATIONFAILED

How can I debug what exactly is being sent and where? The account I'm trying to connect has "two-step" authorization enabled. However, I've checked that IMAP access is enabled and that "less secure" ...
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Send in mail mode?

New to emacs and noticed the built in mail mode. Once I enter mail mode and fill everything out, what is the keyboard shortcut to send the email?
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Colouring mail headers by recipient email addr

I currently use mutt but am trying to switch email to emacs. One of the features I rely heavily on is the ability to see which of my many email addresses a message was sent to in the mail summary pane ...
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gnus: doesn't delete articles over IMAP

As Gnus documentation suggests, pressing B in the Summary Plugged mode deletes an email. So Gnus doesn't display them, but they're still visible in Web-based gmail client. Please note that I did set ...
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Upload ICS calendar file to Google Calendar

I read my email in Emacs, and every now and then I receive an ICS file as an attachment, usually in a confirmation message for an event I've signed up for. That's very kind of them, because it means ...
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how to do “mark-as-important” in mu4e?

I want to mark some messages as "important", and later on I can search for all emails marked as important. This is like Gmail's custom label function. Can I do it with mu4e?
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Unable to configure gnus with openmailbox server

I want to use gnus for reading and sending mails from my openmailbox address via IMAP, but can't configure it properly. In /.gnus.el I wrote (setq user-mail-address "email@openmailbox.org" ...
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make gnus to place inbound emails per folders

I have a gmail account, and have set up gnus to read my email over IMAP. I'm also subscribed to a few mailing lists, and want them to be placed in individual directories, e.g. ml-openstack, ml-dpdk ...
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bulk mail using emacs

I am looking for a way to bulk generate emails in emacs. Is there any plugin I am not aware of? I need to read 'name', 'surname', 'email', and an additional field from a CSV and place those values in ...
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How can I (automatically) check for new mail in Wanderlust?

Wanderlust doesn't update the number of new/unread/total mails in the "Folder" view. I have configured it to use my dovecot imap server and I didn't find any way to configure an update interval or ...
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How to export org files to plain text files as it looks like in clean view?

I want to print org files or share them with in emails. Clean view looks good for these purposes. Is it possible to export org files so that the output text file looks exactly like clean view (of ...
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Better display of local time in message-insert-formatted-citation-line?

The default behavior in emacs-25 for the following code is for message citation lines to display the time in UTC, even if (current-time-zone) returns a local time zone such as (-18000 "EST"), and even ...
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How to make Wanderlust mark replied emails as “answered”

I noticed that Wanderlust 2.15.9 (Almost Unreal) does not automatically mark an email as "answered" to which I have written a reply, as some other mail clients do. How can I make it do so? I am ...
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Can't get gnus to work with Gmail and GPG

I was once able to read and write my Gmail email in Gnus, but now I am unable to and can't figure out the problem. There seem to be several problems -- (a) with my gpg2 setup; (b) with my gnus nnimap ...
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`mu4e-contexts` multiple gmail accounts using incorrect smtp credentials

I'm attempting to set up multiple Gmail accounts using mu4e-context's. I have a lot of the features working except one. I can switch between contexts, update my mail in each account (using offlineimap)...