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Template:Wikipedia A popular command-line Email client.

Michael Elinks on mutt, circa 1995: ``All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less.

Sven Guckes on mutt, ca. 2003: ``But it still sucks!

Fnord, ca. 2006: see mutt next-generation (still sucks of course,but even less ;)

mutt patterns

Many of Mutt's commands allow you to specify a pattern to match (limit, tag-pattern, delete-pattern, etc.). There are several ways to select messages:

    ~A              all messages
    ~b EXPR         messages which contain EXPR in the message body
    ~B EXPR         messages which contain EXPR in the whole message
    ~c USER         messages carbon-copied to USER
    ~C EXPR         message is either to: or cc: EXPR
    ~D              deleted messages
    ~d [MIN]-[MAX]  messages with ``date-sent'' in a Date range
    ~E              expired messages
    ~e EXPR         message which contains EXPR in the ``Sender'' field
    ~F              flagged messages
    ~f USER         messages originating from USER
    ~g              PGP signed messages
    ~G              PGP encrypted messages
    ~h EXPR         messages which contain EXPR in the message header
    ~k              message contains PGP key material
    ~i ID           message which match ID in the ``Message-ID'' field
    ~L EXPR         message is either originated or received by EXPR
    ~l              message is addressed to a known mailing list
    ~m [MIN]-[MAX]  message in the range MIN to MAX *)
    ~n [MIN]-[MAX]  messages with a score in the range MIN to MAX *)
    ~N              new messages
    ~O              old messages
    ~p              message is addressed to you (consults $alternates)
    ~P              message is from you (consults $alternates)
    ~Q              messages which have been replied to
    ~R              read messages
    ~r [MIN]-[MAX]  messages with ``date-received'' in a Date range
    ~S              superseded messages
    ~s SUBJECT      messages having SUBJECT in the ``Subject'' field.
    ~T              tagged messages
    ~t USER         messages addressed to USER
    ~U              unread messages
    ~v              message is part of a collapsed thread.
    ~x EXPR         messages which contain EXPR in the `References' field
    ~y EXPR         messages which contain EXPR in the `X-Label' field
    ~z [MIN]-[MAX]  messages with a size in the range MIN to MAX *)
    ~=              duplicated messages (see $duplicate_threads)

from mutt manual 4. Advanced Usage