[neomutt-users] quote from another email while composing?

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Sun Oct 24 12:12:00 CEST 2021


* Sam Kuper <sampablokuper at posteo.net> [2021-10-24 11:21]:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2021 at 09:15:18AM +0200, Peter P. wrote:
> > so no other way than opening a second instance of mutt?
> If you're using Maildir, then you can in many cases avoid opening a
> second MUA instance.
> Open another terminal or console, and in that console grep your mailbox
> to find the filename of the email whose body you wish to insert into
> your reply.
Good idea! I see that emails are spread out in the cur new and tmp
folders but can work around that somehow.
I could also use notmuch search/show but still have to work out the
> Then, back in the Vim instance in which you were composing your reply,
> use `:r` to read that file's contents into your reply.  Then use Vim's
> various editing commands to trim and quote those contents to your
> heart's content.
Good point!


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