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mu4e is an e-mail client for Emacs based on the mu indexer and searcher.

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Mu4e, emacs-w3e and evil

I'm slowly getting comfortable with emacs+mu4e+mbsync for my emails, and using emacs-w3e for HTML mails with images seems to work. My problem now is that even though I load evil-collection, and the ...
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How to restrict maildirs to jump to

I've recently switched to several accounts with contexts and now if I press j to jump to a maildir I can select any folder in any account. mymaildir ├── account1 │   ├── INBOX │   ├── OUTBOX │ └── ....
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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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Unfill `mu4e` message before sending

I would like to unfill all paragraphs before sending a message with mu4e. This is because format=flowed is not respected by all platforms (particularly Gmail). I figure that message-send-hook is the ...
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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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Can't enter password when retrieving mail with mu4e

I am setting up mu4e with offlineIMAP. I haven't written my password in any dot file so I have to enter it manually. I can retrieve email from the console via offlineimap but when I try it from ...
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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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Emacs DMG to be default emacs and install mu4e

I am trying to install mu4e on my emacs 26.1. (on Mac OS X). I have a few different versions of emacs installed (I would rather only have one!) The main version I use is from a DMG file that has ESS ...
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html mail background has same color as text

I'm using the material theme an mu4e. When opening some not all html mails, the background color of the mail becomes grey and the text becomes the same color, which leads to a blank "grey" page. Only ...
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mu4e and multiple accounts/context don't work

Hi I have three gmail adresses, I can choose the contexts but it still shows the inbox of account1. offlineimap is configured with localfolders equals ~/.Mail/accountX@gmail.com Here is part of my ...
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Ignore org mark-up line-by-line, when responding using org-mime

I'm using org-mime to send e-mails inside mu4e - the exact details are outlined in the reference here. I will cover the specifics of this problem below. This works well, however when replying I note ...
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mu4e : display inline images in html emails

I'd like to display inline images in html email in mu4e. I tried to ask to the creator of mu4e, but he told me that it's out of the scope of mu4e to do that. However, I can display for example the ...
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mu4e change column width

I recently switched to mu4e for my mails which is awesome. I changed the date format in the headers view so that it became longer. Unfortunately I cannot see the complete date now because the column ...
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mu4e: do not display messages in the thread that does not respect the query

It seems that when I do a search like date:2d..now AND NOT flag:trashed, mu4e display all the messages that respect the query... but also some others that are in the same thread (here I got some ...
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Mu4e : move mails/read maildirs like fuzzy `ido-find-file`

I'm discovering mu4e and I'd like to begin to create lot's of subfolders in my imap stuff in order to be able to sort them. However, I really don't like the current method of mu4e to move a mail or ...
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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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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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ob-ipython src code in mu4e-org message image location

Background The way to include ipython source code for data analysis, including the plotting library matplotlib in org-babel, is to start a jupyter-console in a shell and then copy the json kernel ...
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Attachfiles using org-mu4e

I am currently using org-mu4e with (setq org-mu4e-convert-to-html t) and (org-mu4e-compose-org-mode). When I attach files to a email I get the classical html <#part type="application/type" ...
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How to add message to thread in mu4e

I have two messages were one message is a reply to another. Because of an error while sending the second message is not showed as a reply to the first. In mutt I could 'join' two messages, is ...
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Start mu4e in background with Emacs (Spacemacs)

How can I start mu4e in background when I start an emacs server? I have configured email notification with mu4e, but currently I have to manually start mu4e everytime I start emacs. (I use spacemacs ...
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SMPTmail suddenly isn't reading .authinfo properly. How can I fix it?

Some update must've made it so that SMTP mail isn't reading my password from ~/.authinfo any more. It reads everything else OK (hostname, port), but prompts me for my password the first time I try to ...
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mu4e does not retrieve emails from remote email server

I currently have my mu4e setup and working properly, except for one thing. Using the "U" key in mu4e in emacs does not seem to retrieve the emails using mbsync. I am using spacemacs (in case that is ...
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In mu4e, how do you open a message in a web browser?

I'm using the mu4e layer in spacemacs on develop. When I press a (for action) and then V, it opens an email in Firefox. But I want it to open in a browser of my choosing (qutebrowser). The manual says,...
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How to queue mail to send?

What I like about my mbsync/mu4e setup is that I can download all my email and then read it all and respond to it all offline. But this doesn't work for sending mail, since if I'm offline, it won't ...
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Search to only show original emails in thread

Is it possible to search in mu4e to only show the original email in a given thread? E.g. when searching for emails from someone, can I show only threads that they have started? Currently I can filter ...
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:thread-subject isn't picked up

I've just started with mu4e and was mainly following the manual. For that reason I wanted to change the :subject in the headers view to :thread-subject. I've linked gmail with offlineimap and as far ...
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mu4e-compose-dont-reply-to-self and address completion breaks on emacs exit

My configuration seems correct, since I got it working for a week or so. But after I quit spacemacs (using SPC q q), it stops working. More details on reddit Is there any specific order required for ...
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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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Removing seconds from :human-date in mu4e

In mu4e, :human-date shows seconds which I would like to avoid? How can I only show hour and minute in the HH:MM format?
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Picture of sender in mu4e

How can I see a mini-picture or icon of the email sender in the headers view and email view in mu4e? Is there an easy way to achieve this using, say org-contacts?
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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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mu4e error : Database empty; try indexing some messages

I recently setup mu4e. My Setup : emacs25, mu 0.9.18, macOS Sierra I used mbsync to download my emails. When I do M-x mu4e, I get error error in process sentinel: Database empty; try indexing some ...
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mu4e without mu server process

Occasionally I get error from mu4e error in process sentinel: Database is locked by another process. To solve this issue I usually end up to kill the process in list-process or sometimes pkill emacs ...
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prevent mu4e convert html email to text when replying email

If some people send emails to me, they use outlook or other modern email client, writing html email with image. When I reply these html emails, mu4e usually converted them into text content, it make ...
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Need all the help i can get to figure out why mu4e isnt updating for me

in the spirit of Xmas maybe this year ill finally get this working. so ive been trying to get mu4e working for me for a year or so switching between offline imap to mbsybc etc and always it the same ...
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Email open tracking on mu4e

On Nylas N1 email client it is possible to see if receiving person has opened your email. They call this feature open tracking. Is it possible to configure emacs email client mu4e to have this feature?...
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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)...
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Coloring mu4e headers based on title content

I'd like to color the messages in my *mu4e-headers* view, depending on which mailing list they come from. I'm rather new to emacs face alterations, and I didn't see anything that looked relevant for ...
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SMTP auth credentials in emacs 24.x without an .authinfo file?

I know that the `smtpmail-auth-credentials' variable has been removed in emacs 24.x, and that we are now expected to use an .authinfo file. However, I have a specialized need for passing in SMTP ...
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Is there a way to color replies in the email body on mu4e?

I'm on some mailing lists and there is a top-post culture. It's difficult for me to visually delineate the reply from the original content. Is there facility for coloring (perhaps in alternating ...
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mu4e - Changing existing headers

I'm using contexts within mu4e, and I know how to add custom headers via the `mu4e-header-info-custom' list. What I'd like to do, however, is to alter existing headers when replying or composing ...
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mu4e - A “Folder mode” buffer?

I am in the process of switching from Wanderlust to mu4e. I have multiple IMAP accounts and folders, and I used the "contexts" mechanism to configure each of them in their own specific ways. So far, ...
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How can I easily download/save an attachment in mu4e?

The title says it all. When I press A with opened email, it proposes the following options: open with open in emacs import in diary pipe (haven't tried that) Is there something straightforward to ...
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How can I copy an email message in mu4e?

I'm using mu4e for my e-mail, and am very happy with it. However, now I need to copy e-mail messages from one Maildir to another, instead of moving them. However, in the mu4e documentation, I could ...
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How to customize mu4e-context's shortcut?

mu4e-switch-context seems to set shortcut key from first letter of its name. How can I customize this to other letter? e.g.) I have contexts like "work-A", "work-B", "work-C", ... and pressing ";" ...
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Remove attachments from emails

I use Mu4e to do email and my emails are stored locally in a maildir. People often send me emails with large attachments. I'd like to keep the emails but not the attachments because I'm paying for ...
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mu4e does not sync the “move to folder” action to the IMAP server

I am using spacemacs (I don't think it should matter though) mu/mu4e and mbsync When I use "move to folder" followed by "execute mark", I expect the "movement of message from Inbox to Archive" to be ...