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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 debug my init.el if --debug-init does not help?

Despite having --debug-init in .xinitrc (exec dbus-launch --exit-with-session emacs --debug-init), I'm not getting any leading details on this error. Error in dotspacemacs/user-config: Symbol’s value ...
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Building an instant-forwarding function for mu4e

I am using mu4e. I would like to have a function that I can call from the headers view and that instantly (after asking for confirmation) forwards the currently selected mail to a set of addresses. ...
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mu4e address autocomplete during compose needs to make context-sensitive selections

When composing an email in mu4e, I make heavy use of autocompletion in the To: and Cc: lines. Sometimes I have both a personal and work email address for the person I'm communicating with. I'd like ...
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Error sending message using mu4e and password aplication gmail

Im trying to send a message in mu4e, gmail account and 2 pass authentication activated with aplication pass. My error message is: Sending via mail... smtpmail-send-it: Sending failed: 534-5.7.9 ...
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Xwidget error. "Symbol’s value as variable is void: xwidget-webkit-enable-plugins

I compiled Homebrew Emacs-Plus (28.1), with xwidget support. Using doom emacs. I'm trying to get mu4e to run with xwidgets (mu4e-views). I get the following error when trying to run (xwidget-webkit-...
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How can I get doom-modeline to show the correct number of new emails?

Doom-modeline has a feature where it shows the number of new emails you have. But for some reason, they're capped at 99, so the modeline always shows 99+, no matter what. How can I get this to show ...
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How can I get mu4e to select the right account to send an email?

I have recently started using emacs with org mode and mu4e. I have set up two mail accounts in mu4e - work and personal (gmail and zohomail, respectively). Receiving mail is working fine. But I am ...
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Emacs permission issues

I'm struggling trying to send email using mu4e. All is good using smtp but emacs does not want to go further as it stops saying it's impossible to create a directory (permission denied). Here is the ...
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Display attachment to mu4e message (a PDF) in the same window rather than new frame

I am using mu4e and pdf-tools. Whenever I go to open an attached pdf (e.g., with gnus-article-press-button) the attachment pops open in a new frame. How can I control where it pops up? Looking at that ...
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How to include recipient in the message citation when forwarding email

I have a custom citation in mu4e to include the date and time: ;; Cite messages with date and time of original (setq message-citation-line-function 'message-insert-formatted-citation-line) (setq ...
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Different quote strings for reply and forward in mu4e

I have customized the message-citation-line-format variable and that format now appears in replies and forwards. But I would like to set different quote strings depending on whether I am replying or ...
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Run elisp function in html encoded part of mime handle

I am a newbie at handling MIME lists in emacs. I want to edit the mu4e-action-view-in-browser function so that before an email is displayed on a web browser all of its Microsoft Safelinks urls are ...
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How to view single maildir in mu4e-headers?

Is there any variable in mu4e setup which allows to view messages from a single maildir in mu4e-headers buffer instead of multiple maildirs? I am using mu4e and mbsync to read emails from multiple e-...
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How to create an mu4e action to forward and send a message?

My email service uses spamhero as a spam filter system. When I get a spam message into my INBOX, I forward that message to a given email address. I would like to be able to create an action to do all ...
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How to ignore mail header in mu4e for visual-fill-column-mode

When setting a mu4e-view-mode-hook to fill columns for easy reading and without having to hard wrap the lines with fill-mode, then it also wraps the mail header, what makes it rather unreadable. Is ...
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Error sending mail via mu4e

I get the following error after sending mail via mu4e: Error (message-sent-hook): Error running hook #[0 "\301\302\303 !\207" [mu4e-sent-func mu4e-sent-handler mu4e~proc-sent buffer-file-...
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Change pdf download directory in mu4e

Opening a pdf in mu4e leads to pdftools opening the file in /tmp. I need this location changed to ~/tmp. Tried these variables to no avail: (temporary-file-directory "~/tmp/") (mm-tmp-...
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mu4e can't send mail "smtpmail-send-it: Sending failed: 502 5.7.0 anonymous login not supported"

I am trying to configure mu4e protonmail. I can read my messages just fine, but attempting to send a message results in: smtpmail-send-it: Sending failed: 502 5.7.0 anonymous login not supported I ...
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mu4e-compose-mode or message-mode: how company could also lists aliases of ~/.mailrc?

When I'm composing a new message (mu4e-compose-mode or message-mode) and type the beginning of a name or mail adress, company already lists some candidates within I can choose the good one. How ...
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Ivy version of mu4e-view-save-attachments

I used to use helm and really liked mu4e-view-save-attachments as a quick way to save multiple attachments in an email at once. I recently switched to Ivy and learned this function is helm specific. ...
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mu4e smart refiling to variable maildir

Mu4e documentation has an example of smart refiling, whereby you can choose which maildir to refile an email based on the properties of that email. I'd like to do that, except the destination maildir'...
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Org-capture template containing a date relative to when an email was received

As the title describes, I want to be able to create an org-capture template which allows me to specify a relative date (say, 2 days) from when an email was received and print it out. The solution ...
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mu4e gmail smtp settings

I'm trying to use mu4e to send/receive email with my Gmail account. I've followed what I believe is the official documentation here, but I think some of the description here seems outdated. As far as ...
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How to use sub addressing (plus sign) in mu4e and mu?

Many email providers, incl. gmail, support sub addressing using a plus sign. E.g. an email address rosie@emailprovider.com can have an unlimited number of sub addresses like rosie+sammy@emailprovider....
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Address autocompletion doesn't work after compiling `elc` files for `mu4e`

After compiling elc files for mu4e in /usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/mu4e (Ubuntu 20.04) with sudo emacs -Q -batch -L . -f batch-native-compile *.el I get this error when writing an address of the ...
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How to properly set mbsync and gpg binaries path with mu4e?

I'm trying to sync my emails from emacs using mu4e but I get the following error message: Process mu4e-test exited abnormally with code 127 /bin/bash: mbsync: command not found If I set mbsync with ...
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Org mode diary intergration is showing a mashed up mess from Zoom invitations

I recently got excorporate working to pull in zoom meetings into org agenda. The result is less than appealing (personal details scribbed) Week-agenda (W18): Monday 3 May 2021 W18 tasks: ...
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mu4e Setup: cannot create messages outside the Drafts mailbox Error

I am attempting to setup mu4e to read mail from a Protonmail account. I'm using offlineimap to sync my mail dirs. However, when I try to refile or move a message from my INBOX folder to any other ...
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How to open .eml files with mu4e?

I would like to be able to open .eml files with mu4e and read them like regular mails. I've seen a solution for Gnus, but I would like to stay with mu4e. Any ideas?
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Return receipt in mu4e

How can I use "return receipt" (Message disposition notifications) in mu4e. For composing as well as receiving messages? For composing I tried to add a "RRT" field in the header, ...
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Add CC and BCC when composing an email with mu4e

If I compose an email with mu4e I can only enter a recipient in the TO: field. But there are no fields for CC (carbon copy) and BCC (blind carbon copy). How can I use those fields?
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Mu4e: How to keep the currently opened mail centered in the headers view?

When reading mail in the split headers/view in mu4e, is it possible to keep the currently opened mail centered in the headers view instead of at the bottom? It would be nice to show some context on ...
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Read only mode in mu4e

Is there a "read only mode" in mu4e? I recently had the case to use mu4e to read emails from a system using thunderbird with maildir. I noticed that for example a file called somemessage.eml ...
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Get filename of a message opened in mu4e

How can I get the actual file name of a message (as it is stored on my disk) opened with mu4e?
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Use org-contacts in mu4e email auto completion

I have a contacts.org with following structure: * Family ** Person 1 :PROPERTIES: :TITLE: :ALIAS: :COMPANY: :ROLE: :EMAIL: :MOBILE: :WORK_PHONE: :ADDRESS: :URL: :BIRTHDAY: :ITOLD_THEM_EMAIL: :...
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Mark all email in mu4e as read

I have downloaded my emails using getmail and indexed them by mu. The problem now is that my mu4e has around 50000 emails that are marked as unread: is there a simply way to mark the entire Maildir as ...
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What is the mechanism by which org-export collates links for the summary?

I use org-export to generate my end of week email reports. One of the links I have in those reports is for mu4e searches. I have a helper function to translate them into something more useful: ;; ...
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Link to mu4e search queries not available

Although I'm perfectly able to store an org mode link to a particular email, linking to a query somehow doesn't work. The described[0] option mu4e-org-link-query-in-headers-mode is missing at all: mu ...
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What could cause a draft of the current email to be saved in mu4e?

I have a strange issue I can not quite nail down to a cause. Only sometimes when I am writing an email or responding to one, a draft of it gets saved. I thought this maybe due to the fact that my ...
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mu4e mime part is sent with multi account setup and german umlaute

I have a setup with three different accounts on macos, switching works e.g. with the context setup and I am able to send emails with each one of them. An account is a ms exchange account which uses ...
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mu4e change the face for my own mails in the header view

I am fairly new with mu4e and set it up for multiple accounts in combination with mbsync on macos. It is quite unconvenient for me to see my own email, which I sent on the header view for each maildir....
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Challenges with mu4e contexts

I recently started using emacs and mu/mu4e. And I like it! Using mu4e 1.4.13. When I started using contexts for my 2 mail accounts it introduces a couple of new problems: First of all when I start ...
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Showing arbitrary headers in mu4e's headers view

My incoming mail is spam-filtered by Rspamd on the server. Thus, every mail contains a header like this: X-Spamd-Result: default: False [3.86 / 9999.00]; The first of those two numbers is the spam ...
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error in process filter: No email account found

I use Emacs 27.1 (9.0) and mu4e 1.4.13 with multiple email accounts, and those email accounts have one main username and multiple aliases. Recently I started getting this error when replying to an ...
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How to use ivy to select email attachments with mu4e

I use the mu4e package to read my emails. However, I also use the ivy completion framework, which includes file completion. Using both packages together is a bit of a problem though. mu4e uses its own ...
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mu4e-org link storing - "No method for storing a link from this buffer" error

The problem I've recently moved to using mu4e for viewing and organising my email. I'm trying to use the function org-store-link in a mu4e message buffer but I encounter the error: No method for ...
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Save all attachments to the same directory in mu4e

Using the mu4e email package, I can save attachments via A S (save multi). However, this requires that I specify the location for each attachment separately. How can I configure this so that I only ...
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How do I display links in a mu4E message at the end of the text

I prefer reading plain text messages in Mu4E. However, I do not like its interface of mixing links with text on the same line. Is it possible to have Mu4E collect all links and list them at the end of ...
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How to setup fetchmail for mu4e?

Disclaimer: I am not very well-versed about how email servers and email clients work. I have been lately looking into setting up email on my Emacs. I decided that I'll use mu4e. If I understand ...
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How to delete mu4e attachment on macOS

I want to delete a large attachment from a mu4e message. This thread is similar, except that the required altermime tool does not seem available on macOS (not on Homebrew and no results from an online ...
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