Notmuch Email Reader
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pioto and michaelforney Fix NotMuch::openDatabase after notmuch 5fddc07d
We should probably do something fancier for handling errors, but this
should allow things to at least compile and work against a newer
Latest commit 0fbb686 May 15, 2012


ner: Notmuch Email Reader

Key bindings

These are not configurable at the moment but here are the currently accepted key bindings:


  • Q: Quit
  • q: Close the current view
  • s: Start a new search
  • M: Open a message by its ID
  • T: Open a thread by its ID
  • ;: Open the current list of views
  • m: Compose a new message
  • Ctrl-C: Clear the current input sequence
  • Ctrl-L: Redraw the screen

All Views

  • j or Down: Move to the next line
  • k or Up: Move to the previous line
  • Ctrl-D or Page Down: Move to the next page
  • Ctrl-U or Page Up: Move to the previous page
  • gg or Home: Move to the first line
  • G or End: Move to the last line


  • =: Refresh the search
  • Enter: Open the selected thread

Thread and ThreadMessage

  • r: Reply to the selected message


  • Enter: Open the selected message


  • Ctrl-N: Open the next message
  • Ctrl-P: Open the previous message

Compose, Reply

  • e: Edit the message
  • y: Send the message