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A.4 BBDB

Note, mu4e supports built-in address autocompletion; Address autocompletion, and that is the recommended way to do this. However, it is also possible to manage your addresses with the current (2015-06-23) development release of BBDB, or releases of BBDB after 3.1.2.40.

To enable BBDB, add to your ~/.emacs (or its moral equivalent, such as ~/.emacs.d/init.el) the following after the (require 'mu4e) line:

  ;; Load BBDB (Method 1)
  (require 'bbdb-loaddefs)
  ;; OR (Method 2)
  ;; (require 'bbdb-loaddefs "/path/to/bbdb/lisp/bbdb-loaddefs.el")
  ;; OR (Method 3)
  ;; (autoload 'bbdb-insinuate-mu4e "bbdb-mu4e")
  ;; (bbdb-initialize 'message 'mu4e)

  (setq bbdb-mail-user-agent 'mu4e-user-agent)
  (setq mu4e-view-mode-hook 'bbdb-mua-auto-update visual-line-mode)
  (setq mu4e-compose-complete-addresses nil)
  (setq bbdb-mua-pop-up t)
  (setq bbdb-mua-pop-up-window-size 5)
  (setq mu4e-view-show-addresses t)  

After this, you should be able to:


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http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/bbdb/