Reply with another email as attachment?

Erik Christiansen dvalin at
Wed Mar 14 13:37:36 UTC 2018

On 14.03.18 12:48, David Woodfall wrote:
> I have recently been in a discussion with a tech support person about
> some emails that I have been receiving and I was asked to attach one
> of them to a test email that she sent me.
> I couldn't find how to do that, apart from actually finding the file
> and attaching it that way. When I pressed 'a' to attach and then '?'
> for a list I had a list of my folders up, but mutt wouldn't let me enter
> them and gave a 'couldn't attach <dirname>' error.
> Is there a way of doing this?

Yup, forward:
View the email to attach.
Hit 'f', and mutt will prompt: Forward as attachment? ([yes]/no):
Hit Enter, compose the accompanying email, with forward address, etc.


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