Preferred way to get imap emails

Pankaj Jangid pankaj.jangid at
Tue Jul 30 14:08:24 UTC 2019

On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 03:05:15PM +0200, Marcus C. Gottwald wrote:
> Fetch them as soon as new mail becomes visible or once after entering
> a folder? Maybe the latter can get achieved using a folder-hook (or a
> manually executed key press) triggering the execution of a macro along
> the lines of:
>    <limit>~N ~z <10K ~b whatever<enter>
>    <limit>all<enter>
>    <next-new-then-unread>
> The idea is that Mutt will need to look at the email bodies (~b) and
> will have to fetch them in order to be able to look at them.

I am surprized at the remarkable ways in which *mutt* can be configured.
Great answer. Thanks. I'll try this and report.


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