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5.2 Keybindings

You can find most things you can do with this message in the View menu, or by using the keyboard; the default bindings are:

key          description
==============================================================
n,p          view the next, previous message
],[          move to the next, previous unread message
y            select the headers view (if it's visible)

RET          scroll down
M-RET        open URL at point / attachment at point

SPC          scroll down, if at end, move to next message
S-SPC        scroll up

searching
---------
s            search
e            edit last query
/            narrow the search
b            search bookmark
B            edit bookmark before search
j            jump to maildir

M-left       previous query
M-right      next query

marking
-------
d            mark for moving to the trash folder
=            mark for removing trash flag ('untrash')
DEL,D        mark for complete deletion
m            mark for moving to another maildir folder
r            mark for refiling
+,-          mark for flagging/unflagging

u            unmark message at point
U            unmark *all* messages

%            mark based on a regular expression
T,t          mark whole thread, subthread

<insert>,*   mark for 'something' (decide later)
#            resolve deferred 'something' marks

x            execute actions for the marked messages

composition
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R,F,C        reply/forward/compose
E            edit (only allowed for draft messages)

actions
-------
g            go to (visit) numbered URL (using `browse-url')
(or: <mouse-1> or M-RET with point on url)
C-u g visits multiple URLs
f            fetch (download )the numbered URL.
C-u f fetches multiple URLs
k            save the numbered URL in the kill-ring.
C-u k saves multiple URLs

e            extract (save) attachment (asks for number)
(or: <mouse-2> or S-RET with point on attachment)
C-u e extracts multiple attachments
o            open attachment (asks for number)
(or: <mouse-1> or M-RET with point on attachment)

a            execute some custom action on the message
A            execute some custom action on an attachment

misc
----
;            switch focus
c            copy address at point (with C-u copy long version)

h            toggle between html/text (if available)
w            toggle line wrapping
#            toggle show/hide cited parts

v            show details about the cryptographic signature

.            show the raw message view. 'q' takes you back.
C-+,C--      increase / decrease the number of headers shown
H            get help
C-S-u        update mail & reindex
q            leave the message view

For the marking commands, please refer to Marking messages.


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