[neomutt-users] How to show a mail in all its pure glory?

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Tue Jan 23 18:54:52 CET 2018

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 06:45:15PM +0100, tuxic at posteo.de wrote:
> often I get mail from - for example - support lines saying something
> like "To read about the solution follow this LINK" but there is no
> link shown. Since I am using the mbox format I theoretically would be 
> able to identify the file and cat that to the console. But this
> neither fun nor a clever usage of neomutt.... ;)
> The links are not deleted...there are simply not accessible via
> neomutt (read: I didn't find a way to do so... ;)

Usually this is because the sender sent a broken text/plain version.
I normally use "v" to select the HTML version in that case, and have
this in my ~/.mutt/mailcap:

  text/html; elinks -force-html -dump -localhost %s | sed 's/^   //'; copiousoutput

> Is there a way to accomplish that with neomutt instead of cat-ting
> files from the mbox directory ... ?

":set nopipe_decode" and then "|less".


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