Compose to Sender Feature

Send new mail to the sender of the current mail

1. Support

Since: NeoMutt 2016-10-02

Dependencies: None

2. Introduction

The compose-to-sender patch adds a new command to start composing a new email to the sender of the current message. This is not a reply, but a new, separate, message.

It works on tagged messages too, sending one email to all of the senders of the tagged messages.

3. Functions

compose-to-sender adds the following function to Mutt. By default, it is not bound to a key.

Table 8.1. compose-to-sender Functions

Menus Function Description
index,pager <compose-to-sender> compose a new email to the sender of the current email

4. Muttrc

# Example NeoMutt config file for the compose-to-sender feature.

# --------------------------------------------------------------------------
# FUNCTIONS - shown with an example mapping
# --------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Compose a new email (not a reply) to the sender
bind index,pager @ compose-to-sender


# vim: syntax=muttrc

5. Known Bugs

None

6. Credits