7.1 Queries

mu4e queries are the same as the ones that mu find understands12. You can consult the mu-query man page for the details.

Additionally, mu4e supports TAB-completion for queries. There there is completion for all search keywords such as and, from:, or date: and also for certain values, i.e., the possible values for flag:, prio:, mime:, and maildir:.

Let’s look at some examples here.



with the caveat that command-line queries are subject to the shell’s interpretation before mu sees them