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

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How to suppress mu4e warning messages?

Q: how do I suppress mu4e warnings about the update process? I am using mu4e with mbsync. Recently, the latter has started to emit an error/warning message about losing track of messages. When it ...
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mu4e: Problem sending email with Gmail

I use mu4e to handle my 3 email accounts - Exchange, Posteo, Gmail. While I have no problem sending emails with Exchange and Posteo, I encounter the following issue when sending via Gmail: Debugger ...
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How to include headers when exporting a message as PDF?

As a follow-up to this question about exporting as PDF, I want to export a message as a PDF. One answer in that thread views the message in a browser window and I can then save as a PDF from the ...
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Regular expression to ignore a domain in address completion

I read the manual on address autocompletion: mu4e-compose-complete-ignore-address-regexp — a regular expression to filter out other ‘junk’ e-mail addresses; defaults to "no-?reply". I am looking ...
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Address completion rules in mu4e

I feel confused about how mu4e handles email address completion. The manual says: mu4e supports autocompleting addresses when composing e-mail messages. mu4e uses the e-mail addresses from the ...
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Rules for dealing with email in mu4e

The Mail application in macOS allows creation of rules, such as Sender X and keyword Y in subject -> mark as read and move to archive. I am looking for something similar in mu4e. Smart refiling ...
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Duplicate draft in mu4e

I write a draft email in mu4e and want to re-use it for other recipients. I would like to copy everything in that draft to a new draft. I have not found a function completing mu4e-*duplicate. This ...
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Rules for searching with punctuation and quotes in mu4e

I use mu4e for email and am having trouble with punctuation, which is not in the manual. I have a thread titled forum software?. A search for forum software returns that thread and one other message, ...
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mu4e-xxxx-folder evaluates to nil

I'm trying to abstract elisp code for my dynamic folders on mu4e but for some reason executing a command fails with mu4e-error: [mu4e] mu4e-xxxx-folder evaluates to nil, here is the current code: (...
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User-friendly setup of Emacs with GPG, mu4e, and mu4e-send-delay

I use mu4e and Emacs for email, as well as GPG for credentials and mu4e-send-delay for delayed sending. Sometimes the GPG prompt for the encryption password is overwritten by another message in the ...
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Add date to mu4e email when forwarding or replying

I use Emacs and mu4e for email. If I forward an email, the body defaults to this: From: me <> To: Subject: Fwd: ... --text follows this line-- Sender <> writes: ... I would like mu4e ...
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How to open text links (hypertext) firefox with mu4e?

I have this function to open links in firefox with mu4e, which I found somewhere here. ;; open with firefox (defun my-browse-url-firefox-new-tab (url &optional new-window) "Open URL in ...
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How to force Emacs or pinentry to forget wrong GPG password?

I use mu4e, mu4e-send-delay to send emails with a delay, GPG to store my SMTP authentication, and pinentry to access GPG files. When I am prompted for the GPG encryption password in the mini-buffer ...
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mu4e or mu cannot find a search term with a period

I use mu4e and sometimes I cannot find a message with a search term including a period. For example, if I search for Google.org, I see: No matching messages found but if I search for "impact ...
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Attaching files in mu4e from the clipboard

I use mu4e for email. I can attach a file to a new message with drag-and-drop or with dired (as in these directions from the manual). I would like to code the same behavior as Mail: in the Finder, I ...
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How to add a value for CC or reply-to in each new message

I use mu4e. I would like to add a hook called with a new message, such as adding a certain value in CC or in Reply-to. I found no guidance online and no functions starting with mu4e and ending with ...
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mu4e: how to stop the unarchiving of entire threads when new message arrives?

The issue: Say a new message arrives in my inbox that is a reply to an existing thread/chain of emails that I've archived. mu4e will move the entire thread out of the archive and back into my inbox. ...
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mu4e with two contexts: no matching messages found, wrong type argument

I'm trying to set up mu4e with mbsync and two gmail accounts. The structure of my Maildir is as follows: ~/.mail |--> school_address |--> INBOX |--> Sent |--> Drafts |--> ...
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ibuffer not displaying “*mu4e-main*” buffer

Upon opening mu4e, I expect the *mu4e-main* buffer to appear in the list generated by M-x ibuffer. However, even after typing / /, i.e., M-x ibuffer-filter-disable, the *mu4e-main* buffer is not in ...
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Implicitly excluding certain directories in mu4e queries

Is there an option to exclude certain directories from a mu4e search without stating this explicitly in the search string? For example, could I have date:today exclude /archive so long as the ...
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Handling mailto links with mu4e

How do I get mu4e to handle xdg-open mailto:foo@bar? I couldn't even find a function taking an address as an argument that will open a composition buffer.
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Email is opened in an external program when I try to send it

When I compose an email with message (via mu4e or otherwise), and include an attachment for a LibreOffice document, I can't send the message. When I try to send it, instead of having the normal ...
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Muting threads in mu4e

I read a lot of mailing lists in mu4e. Sometimes a thread that I'm not interested in gets a lot of activity, and I'd like to unsubscribe from that thread in particular without unsubscribing from the ...
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mu4e query search for emails larger than certain size

I've looked in all the examples given in queries of mu4e email but couldn't find an option that returns all emails larger than a certain size (for example 10MB). I think this is relevant if one is ...
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How can I include email headers when mu4e writes to HTML?

I use mu4e and want to view a message as HTML or PDF. At the moment the headers are not included (from, to, date, subject) and the source for mu4e~write-body-to-html does not include an option to add ...
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mu4e-headers view: move point to first unread e-mail

I am using mu4e-headers view with emails sorted by date in ascending order: the most recently received e-mail is shown on the bottom. I usually have 20-30 older, read mails in my inbox, with the ...
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Run mail update after sending mail with delay

I use mu4e and a fork of mu4e-send-delay. When I send a message and it gets sent after the queue timer runs, it is not longer in the Drafts folder, but neither is it in the Sent Items folder. The ...
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Recurrent pop-up when queued email sends without internet connection

I use mu4e and mu4e-send-delay. When I send a message immediately and don't have an internet connection, I see this message in the mini-buffer: smtp.domain.tld/25 nodename nor servname provided, or ...
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View and save email as PDF

I want to save an email receipt as a PDF. I type a and v (for Action and View as PDF) and get Wrong type argument: stringp, nil. How can I save a message as a PDF file?
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Copy URL to the clipboard

I can visit URLs in a message with g, bound to mu4e-view-go-to-url, which uses the default browser. How can I copy it to the clipboard to view it on another browser?
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Unable to quit emacs with `Wrong type argument: hash-table-p, nil`

I have some customisations in ~/.emacs.el. Today I refactored a piece that used dolist, directory-files, and find-file. I am now unable to quit Emacs in the normal way and I get this from the mini-...
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How to save a message in mu4e as outlook compatible file?

How can I save/export a message in a fileformat e.g. .msg in order to have coworkers open it with microsoft outlook? At work we must use collaboration applications where we need to attach messages
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Trying to separate Private and Work email using mu4e contexts in emacs

I'm struggling to get mu4e to work with different (private and work) email accounts. The behaviour is different from what I expected, and I am not sure whether this is due to an issue in my ...
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Emails sent twice in mu4e with send-delay

I send emails with delay using mu4e-send-delay. The repo seems out of date with the last commit 2 years ago. I often find that emails I sent with delay are sent twice, for example a pair sent within ...
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“Fix continuation lines” popup

Yesterday I started getting this popup in Emacs: Emacs-x86_64-10_10 Fix continuation lines? It happens after I write an email in mu4e and send with delay (Github repo). If I click Yes or No, the ...
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Viewing vcard vcs email attachments

I receive a couple of invitations to meetings from Microsoft Exchange users a week in my mailbox. Is there a package with some mode I can install to make these attachments human readable or enhance ...
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org-babel-tangle gives error function definition is void

Using the MWE example.org below, M-x org-babel-tangle returns: helm-M-x: Symbol’s function definition is void: mu4e-message-at-point $ cat /home/example.org #+begin_src sh :tangle example.sh ls #+...
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Spacemacs and mu4e - “[mu4e] No contexts defined”

I'm using the latest Spacemacs develop branch (updated this morning) and I think that the latest package updates might have broken something? I had just set up mu4e yesterday, and finally got contexts ...
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Run shell program on e-mail in mu4e

I receive GnuPG-encrypted (and signed) e-mails through an MS Exchange server. Unfortunately, the exchange server messes up the GPG format, such that mu4e cannot decrypt correctly. This is a known ...
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How to set mail-user-agent to mu4e-user-agent

Pressing , m in an org buffer does org-mime-org-buffer-htmlize and opens the htmlized message in message-mode but I want it in mu4e-compose-mode. How can I have this message opened in mu4e in order ...
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mu4e: open PDFs with pdf-tools

I've just set up mu4e, and have noticed that when opening an attachment with the o key it will open with MuPDF. Pressing A w to open-with doesen't seem to help either, since it prompts for an external ...
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adding link (url) to message when writing email with mu4e

I recently started to use mu4e and maybe this is quite obvious, but how can I add an url with description to a message using mu4e? Is there something like [[url][description]] as in org-mode?
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error in process filter: Invalid byte opcode: op=183, ptr=6

I am installing mu4e. Pulling email and indexing with mu both work. But calling M-x mu4e gives: error in process filter: Invalid byte opcode: op=183, ptr=6 In addition, if I add these lines to ~/....
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How to make mu4e and Emacs the default email program?

On macOS, when I click an email link <a href="mailto:...">, it opens Mail.app that ships with macOS. How can I change it to mu4e in Emacs?
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How do I link an email from a webpage to mu4e?

So when I press a link in, for example firefox, it open Emacs mu4e "Compose email" with the receiver attached. I’m on Linux.
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Sending email with attachment and using 'recipient-filename'

I am using message-send-and-exit (with mu4e) to send an email with an attachment. I would like to rename the file so that in the email it appears with a different name than my local file. According ...
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How to remove email address from local database in mu4e?

I use mu4e to read and write email. One email address that was in the LDAP server before no longer exists, but it still shows and auto-completes in mu4e. How can I remove that address from the local ...
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Emails sent using smtpmail / mu4e appear in Gmail Inbox [closed]

Emails sent using smtpmail / mu4e appear in Gmail Inbox, both when checked in mu4e and Gmail interface. I have the following in my .init.el: (setq mu4e-maildir "~/.mail" ;; top-level ...
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authinfo.gpg but still promted for smtpmail credentials

I have the following in my init.el: (require 'smtpmail) (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it smtpmail-stream-type 'starttls smtpmail-default-smtp-server "smtp.gmail.com" ...
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Perl script to fetch mail folders, for use with mbsync or offlineimap

I have been looking at various email setups using different tools within Emacs for the last few months. I looked at various email setups using Gnus, mew, mu4e, wanderlust etc. While reading one of ...