Reply with another email as attachment?

David Woodfall dave at
Wed Mar 14 15:08:52 UTC 2018

On (15/03/18 00:37), Erik Christiansen <dvalin at> put forth the proposition:
>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.

When I press 'f' I just get a 'To' prompt, then it goes straight to
the send window.

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