Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of MuttFaq


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Oct 16, 2013 10:16:42 PM (4 years ago)
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  • MuttFaq

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    1 Welcome to the list of FAQs about Mutt!
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     2Welcome to the Mutt FAQ list!
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    57'''Consult the {{{manual.txt}}} for references'''!
    6 [[br]]You better RTFM relevant parts at least after finding answers (if not even before ;-).
    7 [[br]]If you don't find an answer, analyze your problem yourself per DebugConfig and share your solution(s) here.
     8[[br]] Please Read The Fine Manual(RTFM) to find relevant answers to your questions.
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    811----
    912 *    Most Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
     
    1720  *       Mutt config is static, how to make it dynamic (with "if"-conditions) even without ScriptSupport? - see MuttFaq/Misc
    1821   *       How to find the reason for muttrc errors?
    19    *       Why fails my identical config on 2 different machines? - see DebugConfig
     22   *       Why do identical configs on 2 different machines fail? - see DebugConfig
    2023
    2124 *    MuttFaq/Action (interactive)
     
    2326  *      How to "move", "save"?
    2427  *      How do I save/delete/copy/print/pipe multiple / several messages?
    25   *      How to search/ tag/ match/ view only specific msgs?
     28  *      How to search/ tag/ match/ view only specific messages?
    2629  *      How to mark a message as "read"?
    27   *      How to actually delete msgs marked for deletion or save read msgs to "mbox"es without having to quit?
    28   *      I want to use buttons with my mouse as seen on some pics!
     30  *      How to actually delete messsages marked for deletion or save read messages to "mbox"es without having to quit?
     31  *      I want to use buttons with my mouse!
    2932  *      How to see the "mailboxes" folders with new mail as with "-y" option without restarting mutt?
    3033  *      How to create a new folder?
    31   *      When paging down in a message, how to stop at the end and not jump to next one?
     34  *      When paging down in a message, how do I stop at the end and not jump to next one?
    3235  *      Why don't shift or control cursor keys work?
    3336 *   MuttFaq/Header
     
    3538  *      How do I set the address used in the SMTP negotiation (envelope address)?
    3639  *      I've set my From: header field in Mutt, but the SMTP server still sees my local hostname?
    37   *      Remote SMTP server refuses to accept my eMail because of wrong domainname, but I gave correct From:?
    38   *      I have several different roles (From:-addresses), how to manage them?
    39   *      How to let mutt use the To: addr of a msg as From: addr in a reply?
     40  *      Why does a remote SMTP server refuse to accept my email because of a wrong domain name, even if I gave a correct From:?
     41  *      How to manage several different roles (From:-addresses)?
     42  *      How to let mutt use the To: address of a message as a From: address in a reply?
    4043  *      I set $reverse_name, but it's not working!
    41   *      How can I change "Message Priority" for outgoing mails?
     44  *      How can I change "Message Priority" for outgoing mail?
    4245 *   MuttFaq/Folder
    4346  *      "XYZ is not a mailbox" or "has no messages", what does this mean?
    44   *      Why are "new" flags of mbox folders wrong (folder-list view, not single msgs in index view)?
    45   *      How to make mutt open a specific folder on startup?
    46   *      How to save copies of outgoing/sent eMails? To the current folder?
    47   *      I can't modify my inbox folder, it's read-only but permissions are ok?
     47  *      Why are "new" flags of mbox folders wrong (folder-list view, not single messages in index view)?
     48  *      How to make mutt open a specific folder on start up?
     49  *      How to save copies of outgoing/sent email? How to do it for the current folder?
     50  *      I can't modify my inbox folder. It says its read-only but my permissions are ok?
    4851  *      How to make mutt check for new mail more often? What's the difference between $timeout and $mail_check?
    49   *      Stop asking to "move read messages to mbox"!
     52  *      How do I make mutt stop asking to "move read messages to mbox"!
    5053  *      How to use the "trash" folder?
    51   *      How to import messages from pine, thunderbird, kmail, evilution, ...?
     54  *      How to import messages from pine, thunderbird, kmail, evolution, ...?
    5255  *      I left off a trailing '/' in my .procmailrc, and procmail delivered many emails to a Maildir folder in MH format. How do I fix this?
    5356  *      What's the difference between '+' and '='?
    5457 *   MuttFaq/RemoteFolder
    5558  *      How can I access my POP/IMAP account(s)?
    56   *      When using a ssh-tunnel-to-IMAP I get error messages, but the tunnel cmds work well in a shell, why?!
     59  *      When using a ssh-tunnel-to-IMAP I get error messages, but the tunnel commands work well in a shell, why?!
    5760  *      How can I save typing long IMAP-pathnames?
    5861  *      How can I list/ browse remote IMAP-folders?
    5962  *      I'm using only IMAP folders, yet mutt still queries about local folders, why?
    6063  *      I keep getting disconnected when I leave mutt alone for a few minutes
    61   *      Why do I have to review my server's SSL certificate every single time I connect to it? Stop it!
     64  *      Why do I stop having to review my server's SSL certificate every single time I connect?
    6265 *   MuttFaq/Sendmail
    6366  *      "Error sending message, child exited", what's the deal?
     
    6871  *      SMTP authentication (APOP, ...) times out on me, how to save retyping password?
    6972 *   MuttFaq/Appearance
    70   *      How to split the screen to see index and pager/ body/ content at once?
     73  *      How to split the screen to see index and pager/ body/ content all at once?
    7174  *      Can I use the "default" color of my terminal or the "transparent" color?
    7275  *      Why is "default" not recognized when mutt with ncurses [5.2] starts up?
    7376  *      Using a "default" background does not work.
    74   *      Why doesn't the background highlight colour show behind white space?
     77  *      Why doesn't the background highlight color show behind white space?
    7578  *      When running in screen, transparency does not work, and there are trailing spaces filling every line when cut-and-pasting
    76   *      What is the mutt colour equivalent of 'grey'?
     79  *      What is the mutt color equivalent of 'grey'?
    7780  *      Can I have an arrow ('>') as an indicator?
    7881  *      Can I highlight certain email addresses in my tree?
    7982 *   MuttFaq/Display
    80   *      How do I change the format/ display of the list of mailboxes (or any menu)?
    81   *      Can I personalize/ shortcut the display of or label the folder names in the folder browser?
     83  *      How do I change the format/display of the list of mailboxes (or any menu)?
     84  *      Can I personalize/shortcut the display of or label the folder names in the folder browser?
    8285  *      Why doesn't $index_format "%b" show some Maildir?
    8386  *      Can Mutt show the (new) message count in the folder browser?
    84   *      How to make the From-addr shown normally in index-view to show To-addr for stuff that I sent?
    85   *      Can mutt use virtual folders/ mailboxes?
     87  *      How to make the From-addr shown normally in index-view to show To-addr for mail that I send?
     88  *      Can mutt use virtual folders/mailboxes?
    8689  *      Why are some 'N'(ew) messages flagged 'O'(ld) when I leave them and return?
    8790 *   MuttFaq/Attachment
     
    9295  *      How to make M$-office attachments accessible?
    9396  *      How do I forward a message including attachments?
    94   *      But I want to add my own comments to the top of the forwarded message, how can I do that?
     97  *      I want to add my own comments to the top of the forwarded message, how can I do that?
    9598  *      How to make mutt use a correct content-type (data-format) for attachments I send out?
    9699  *      Can mutt stop me from making me look stupid by sending mails saying "patch attached" without attachments?
     
    101104  *      UTF-8 chars are displayed fine, but the screen is garbled
    102105  *      I tuned all the variables correctly, but my messages are still garbled.
    103   *      Attached text files get sent misencoded with wrong charset.
     106  *      Attached text files get sent mis-encoded with wrong charset.
    104107 *   MuttFaq/Encoding
    105108  *      Why is a message not printed as seen in mutt?
    106109  *      Why is a message not caught by spam defense when piped to?
    107   *      How to launch a browser with text links in plain text but encoded eMails?
     110  *      How to launch a browser with text links in plain text but encoded emails?
    108111  *      Is there any way to search encoded messages like quoted-printable ones?
    109112 *   MuttFaq/Alias
     
    121124  *      How can I retrieve PGP-keys automatically?
    122125 *   MuttFaq/Thread
    123   *      How to get rid of duplicate msgs?
     126  *      How to get rid of duplicate messages?
    124127  *      How to change the order within a thread?
    125128  *      How to sort threads based on all the messages in the thread?
    126129  *      Why are some msgs threaded and others not?
    127130  *      What do "->", "-?-" and "*>" mean in thread trees?
    128   *      Why is the tree display screwed, I see garbage chars in front of the arrows?!
     131  *      Why is the tree display screwed, I see garbage characters in front of the arrows?!
    129132 *   MuttFaq/Maildir
    130133  *      How can I search multiple Maildirs for strings all at once?
    131   *      Which mailbox format is better, mbox or maildir?
     134  *      Which mailbox format is better, mbox or Maildir?
    132135  *      What is the best directory layout for Maildir folders?
    133136  *      How can I create subfolders?
     
    139142  *      How to trim quoted replies (like stripping signatures)?
    140143 *   MuttFaq/Hook
    141   *      My settings are messed up after hooks are executed, they're not restored?
     144  *      My settings are messed up after hooks are executed, why are they not restored?
    142145  *      Why get the commands given in hooks crippled, some are skipped?
    143   *      Why gives muttrc errors for commands specified in hooks at startup?
     146  *      Why doess my muttrc errors for commands specified in hooks at start up?
    144147  *      How do I make a complex regular expression containing "(|)" and "\" in a *-hook/search work?
    145   *      I already doublequote stuff for patterns, but my macro still sucks ass!
     148  *      I already double quote stuff for patterns, but my macro still doesn't work!
    146149
    147150 *   MuttFaq/Misc
    148   *      What is mutt's way to provide "templates" for sending new eMail?
     151  *      What is mutt's way to provide "templates" for sending new email?
    149152  *      How to make random signatures?
    150   *      What am I missing when I invoke mutt in batch mode from the cmd-line but it goes interactive?
     153  *      What am I missing when I invoke mutt in batch mode from the command-line but it goes interactive?
    151154  *      How can I access the development versions of Mutt?
    152   *      Where do I find the change log of the differences/ features between releases (stable, dev)?
    153   *      Mutt config is static, how to make it dynamic (with "if"-conditions) even without ScriptSupport?
     155  *      Where do I find the change log of the differences/features between releases (stable, dev)?
     156  *      My Mutt config is static, how to make it dynamic (with "if"-conditions) even without ScriptSupport?
    154157  *      What is the meaning of "mbox", "maildir", and "folder"?
    155158  *      How to fix error 'Could not copy message'?