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

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Automatically mark subset of emails as read in mu4e

Lets say that I have a set of automated emails Cc:d to me from [email protected] with the subject Important important! and that I want to automatically mark these as read as soon as they reach my inbox in mu4e, ...
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Composing a message with mu4e doesn't add the To/From and other required fields

I get an error message-position-on-field: Search failed: "^--text follows this line-- and the message itself does not have the required fields that should be added through message-mode. I use the ...
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smtpmail-smtp-service defaults to 25 in Doom Emacs [Solved]

I'm having trouble setting up mu4e. My configuration in config.el: (require 'smtpmail) (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it starttls-use-gnutls t smtpmail-stream-type 'starttls ...
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How to define and use contact groups/mailing lists in mu4e?

How can I conveniently define and use contact groups/mailing lists when using mu4e? For example I want to define a group "tennis club" which contains multiple email addresses roger.federer@...
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mu4e multiple smtp accounts - What causes the error Unexpected ‘machine’ token at line XX

I'm working on Emacs 29.1 at MacOs BigSur I have a mu4e smtp account setup in ~/.authinfo machine server1 login mail_users password pass1 port 587 machine server1 login user_admin password pass2 port ...
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mu4e with default s/mime signature and point

I write e-mails with mu4e and sign them with an s/mime certificate by default. Do this end, I have defined mu4e with :enter-func (lambda () (mu4e-message "Switch to work context") (add-hook '...
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Is it possible to go to the "next page" of search results in mu4e?

Say you have searched or opened any header view. It will show the mu4e-search-results-limit number of search results, defaulting to 500. My question is: Once I reach the end of these results; is it ...
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Copy mu4e link to clipboard

I would like to be able to copy a link from an mu4e email message to my system's clipboard. There seem to be two types of links in mu4e messages: messages where the URLs are numbered [1] etc.; ...
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How to make LaTeX in org-msg e-mails look nice?

I just want to send nice-looking e-mails like this This e-mail is achieved by using Apple Mail, LaTeXiT and a bit of hand-waving. However, in org-msg mode I can by default with dvipng/imagemagick ...
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Getting diary-mail-entries to work with mu4e in a script

I'm trying to start using the Emacs diary to remind me of birthdays and such using emails, but I've configured mu4e as my mail client, so I wrote an Emacs script using (diary-mail-entries) that I want ...
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mu4e crashing when drag-and-dropping file attachment in mu4e:compose mode

I am running Emacs 29.1 (9.0) on Mac OS Ventura 13.5 and have recently upgraded to mu4e 1.10.7. Since after the upgrade, Emacs crashes whenever I try to drag-and-drop a file into mu4e:compose mode in ...
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Configuring org-msg to use Lualatex in emails

I'm using Lualatex with a custom package and have org-mode configured to it using (setq org-latex-compiler "lualatex") I also put all the Latex-packages I usually need into a custom one and ...
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Changing context does not update the mu4e-main buffer

I managed to set up mu4e with two accounts, however I'm having issues switching context. I press ; and select the context I wish, and I can also see in the modeline that the context has changed. ...
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mu4e with elpaca

I'm trying to use elpaca package manager, so far so good except for mu4e which does not install (or launch). My code is the following: (use-package mu4e :elpaca (mu4e :host github ...
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S/MIME and Gnus/mu4e

I want to sign emails with s/mime. The emails are created in mu4e, where message composition is based on Gnus. The variables are set as described here https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/GnusSMIME in ...
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mu4e takes "seen" flag away from email after replying to it

Problem: When responding to an email, mu4e appears to remove the "seen" property from the email. Before responding, the email's filename in the Maildir ends with "S" (indicating ...
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Trouble with initializing mu4e: (file-missing "Cannot open load file" "No such file or directory" "mu4e")

I'm trying to read email inside emacs. mu is installed via package manager from my linux-distro (arch) via : yay -S mu. And mu can be called from the shell/terminal. When I evaluate (require 'mu4e), ...
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Sending mails with mu4e through protonmail-account gives error-message

I've configured Emacs for my gmx and protonmail accounts using mu4easy. I can receive mails through both accounts and send mails through the gmx-account but if I try to send them through the ...
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How do encrypt and decrypt file using gpg in emacs using passphrase?

Hope all is well. I am setting up mu4e on emacs and I got but when I try to send an email I cant because my .authinfo.gpg is not being decrypted. it says that it cant find the key. But I remember ...
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How to move to trash and don't mark as delete in mu4e

I have just finished setting up mu4e in emacs with spacemacs. When I delete a message, it moves to trash folder and is marked as deleted. So, each time it sync. I can't see anything in the trace ...
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Replying to a message in mu4e causes Emacs to hang/freeze entirely. How can I fix this?

From any message in mu4e, triggering a reply causes Emacs to hang entirely, becoming totally unresponsive. It doesn't respond to C-g, or anything else. I can stop the process with kill -SIGUSR2 <...
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davmail + offlineimap + mu4e emails in inbox duplicated after refiling elsewhere

I have recently moved my email workflow over to emacs. This consists of an 'Inbox' folder and an 'Archive' folder. I move all emails to 'Archive' after they are dealt with, leaving me with an empty ...
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How to search for email from contact by name with mu4e?

I see it is very easy to find email from sender if I type part of the email address of the contact. mu find contact:address However, having to remember parts of email addresses is kind of like having ...
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evil-insert-state disables the active input method

A recent update must have slipped my testing afterwords and now this hook mu4e-compose-mode-hook does not work anymore. On every new email I must set the input-method manually again. Any ideas about ...
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Sending emails of microsoft account with mu4e in Emacs - smtp auth disabled

I have managed to configure oauth2ms to download emails via IMAP from my workplace account and have now hit a roadblock when trying to SEND emails. Specifically, I have this authentication error ...
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mbsync and mu4e problems?

Guys: I'm running into a brick wall with mu4e, wondering if you can help? The problem comes from mbsync. I installed it, and used a config file from systemcrafters video series. IMAPAccount gmail ...
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mu4e how to convert msg to pdf?

I try to convert to pdf with this following code found on Emacs SE: (defun mu4e-action-save-to-pdf (msg) (let* ((date (mu4e-message-field msg :date)) (infile (mu4e~write-body-to-html msg))...
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Emacs mu4e maildirs-query problem

When issuing M-x mu4e Selecting context I receive the message : error in porcess filter: symbol's function definition is void: mu4e-maildirs-with-query Mu version 1.6.10 Any idea ?
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How should I read mu4e's header symbols for threaded messages?

So, I'm not very used to text-based/CLI mail client, so maybe this question may seem obvious to people who have used those for a while. I have in my mu4e inbox my messages from the Emacs help mailing ...
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Mu fails to install and Mu4e fails to start: /usr/local/opt/emacs not present or broken

I upgraded mu and emacs and now mu4e stopped working. I removed Emacs with: brew uninstall --force emacs brew uninstall --force homebrew/cask/emacs and mu with: brew uninstall mu Then I installed ...
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mu and mu4e can't find phrase query like \"foo bar baz\"

Often when I do: mu find \"foo bar baz\" I get no results, but if I do: mu find from:qux The correct email appears, and its (HTML) body does indeed include "foo bar baz" (without ...
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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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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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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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