[neomutt-users] Sorting reverse-date

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Fri Mar 9 01:22:24 CET 2018

* Nicolas Bock <nicolasbock at gmail.com> [2018-03-08 08:37 -0700]:

> Hi,
> I can't quite figure out how to tell neomutt to sort emails such
> that they are threaded with the latest thread first, but with
> thread sorted oldest first.
> I am using the following settings:
>  set sort = threads
>  set sort_aux = reverse-last-date-received
> And what I see is that the latest threads do come first, but the
> messages inside a thread are also sorted in reverse date order. Is
> there some other combination of settings that might address this?

You can sort threads by the default key binding:

<sort-mailbox> o sort messages
<sort-reverse> O sort messages in reverse order

The default key bindings are o O.

  Numeric stability is probably not all that
  important when you're guessing;-)

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