Viewing html Messages in Mutt

Kenny Hitt kenny at
Wed Aug 10 00:03:38 UTC 2005


I have the following lines in my ~/.muttrc file.

alternative_order text/plain text/html
auto_view text/html

This causes mutt to filter the html message through my default browser
and display the results in the mutt pager.

Hope this helps.

On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 05:03:56PM -0500, John J. Boyer wrote:
> Hello,
> How do I set up Mutt so I can view html messages? I guess I have to do 
> something with my .mailcap file, but I can't find an explanation of 
> what. Does someone have a .mailcap file they could send me?
> thanks,
> John
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