The NeoMutt E-Mail Client

Richard Russon

version 2024-04-25

Abstract

Teaching an old dog new tricks


1. Introduction
1. NeoMutt Home Page
2. Mailing Lists
3. NeoMutt Online Resources
4. Contributing to NeoMutt
5. Typographical Conventions
6. Copyright
2. Getting Started
1. Core Concepts
2. Screens and Menus
3. Moving Around in Menus
4. Editing Input Fields
5. Reading Mail
6. Sending Mail
7. Forwarding and Bouncing Mail
8. Postponing Mail
9. Logging
10. Encryption and Signing
3. Configuration
1. Location of Initialization Files
2. Starter NeoMuttrc
3. Syntax of Initialization Files
4. Address Groups
5. Defining/Using Aliases
6. Changing the Default Key Bindings
7. Changing the current working directory
8. Defining Aliases for Character Sets
9. Setting Variables Based Upon Mailbox
10. Keyboard Macros
11. Using Color and Mono Video Attributes
12. Message Header Display
13. Alternative Addresses
14. Mailing Lists
15. Using Multiple Spool Mailboxes
16. Monitoring Incoming Mail
17. User-Defined Headers
18. Specify Default Fcc: and/or Save Mailbox
19. Change Settings Based Upon Message Recipients
20. Change Settings Before Formatting a Message
21. Choosing the Cryptographic Key of the Recipient
22. Dynamically Changing $index_format using Patterns
23. Adding Key Sequences to the Keyboard Buffer
24. Executing Functions
25. Message Scoring
26. Spam Detection
27. Setting and Querying Variables
28. Reading Initialization Commands From Another File
29. Removing Hooks
30. Format Strings
31. Control allowed header fields in a mailto: URL
4. Advanced Usage
1. Character Set Handling
2. Regular Expressions
3. Patterns: Searching, Limiting and Tagging
4. Marking Messages
5. Using Tags
6. Using Hooks
7. Managing the Environment
8. External Address Queries
9. Mailbox Formats
10. Mailbox Shortcuts
11. Handling Mailing Lists
12. Display Munging
13. New Mail Detection
14. Editing Threads
15. Delivery Status Notification (DSN) Support
16. Start a WWW Browser on URLs
17. Echoing Text
18. Message Composition Flow
19. Miscellany
5. NeoMutt's MIME Support
1. Using MIME in NeoMutt
2. MIME Type Configuration with mime.types
3. MIME Viewer Configuration with Mailcap
4. MIME Autoview
5. MIME Multipart/Alternative
6. MIME Multipart/Multilingual
7. MIME Multipart/Related
8. Attachment Searching and Counting
9. MIME Lookup
6. Optional Features
1. General Notes
2. SSL/TLS Support
3. POP3 Support
4. IMAP Support
5. SMTP Support
6. OAUTHBEARER and XOAUTH2 Support
7. Managing Multiple Accounts
8. Local Caching
9. Sending Anonymous Messages via Mixmaster
7. Account Command Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Usage
4. Known Bugs
5. Credits
8. Attach Headers Color Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Usage
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
9. Command-line Crypto (-C) Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Usage
4. neomuttrc
5. gitconfig
6. Credits
10. Compose to Sender Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Functions
4. neomuttrc
5. Known Bugs
6. Credits
11. Compressed Folders Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Commands
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Credits
12. Conditional Dates Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
13. Encrypt-to-Self Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. Known Bugs
6. Credits
14. Encryption information block
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Usage
4. Credits
15. Fmemopen Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. See Also
4. Known Bugs
5. Credits
16. Forgotten Attachment Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
17. Global Hooks
1. Introduction
2. Commands
3. neomuttrc
4. See Also
5. Known Bugs
6. Credits
18. Header Cache Compression Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. Known Bugs
6. Credits
19. Ifdef Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Commands
4. neomuttrc
5. Known Bugs
6. Credits
20. Index Color Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Colors
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
21. Initials Expando Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
22. Kyoto Cabinet Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. See Also
4. Known Bugs
5. Credits
23. Limit Current Thread Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Functions
4. neomuttrc
5. Known Bugs
6. Credits
24. LMDB Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. See Also
4. Known Bugs
5. Credits
25. Multiple FCC Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. See Also
4. Known Bugs
5. Credits
26. Nested If Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
27. New Mail Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
28. NNTP Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. Functions
5. neomuttrc
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
29. Custom backend based Tags Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. Functions
5. Commands
6. Colors
7. neomuttrc
8. Credits
30. Notmuch Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Using Notmuch
4. Variables
5. Functions
6. Commands
7. Colors
8. neomuttrc
9. See Also
10. Known Bugs
11. Credits
31. Pager Read Delay Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Functions
4. Variables
5. neomuttrc
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
32. Progress Bar Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Colors
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
33. Quasi-Delete Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Functions
4. neomuttrc
5. See Also
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
34. Reply With X-Original-To Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. neomuttrc
5. Credits
35. Sensible Browser Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. See Also
4. Known Bugs
5. Credits
36. Sidebar Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. Functions
5. Commands
6. Colors
7. Sort
8. neomuttrc
9. See Also
10. Known Bugs
11. Credits
37. Skip Quoted Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Functions
4. Variables
5. neomuttrc
6. Known Bugs
7. Credits
38. Status Color Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Commands
4. Colors
5. neomuttrc
6. See Also
7. Known Bugs
8. Credits
39. TLS-SNI Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Known Bugs
4. Credits
40. Trash Folder Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Variables
4. Functions
5. neomuttrc
6. See Also
7. Known Bugs
8. Credits
41. Use Threads Feature
1. Support
2. Introduction
3. Functions
4. Variables
5. Use Threads
6. neomuttrc
7. Known Bugs
8. Credits
42. Autocrypt
1. Autocrypt
43. Security Considerations
1. Passwords
2. Temporary Files
3. Information Leaks
4. External Applications
44. Performance Tuning
1. Reading and Writing Mailboxes
2. Reading Messages from Remote Folders
3. Searching and Limiting
45. Reference
1. Command-Line Options
2. Configuration Commands
3. Configuration Variables
4. Functions
46. Miscellany
1. Acknowledgements
2. About This Document

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