When selecting a mailbox to open, the browser allows custom sorting of items, limiting the items shown by a regular expression and a freely adjustable format of what to display in which way.
Mutt supports a rich config file syntax to make even complex configuration files readable and commentable.
Because Mutt allows for customizing almost all key bindings, there are so-called which can be executed manually (using the command line) or in macros.
This section is intended as a brief overview of how to use Mutt.
There are many other features which are described elsewhere in the manual.
is a small but very powerful text-based MIME mail client.
Mutt is highly configurable, and is well suited to the mail power user with advanced features like key bindings, keyboard macros, mail threading, regular expression searches and a powerful pattern matching language for selecting groups of messages.
To give the user a good overview, it is possible to configure Mutt to show different things in the pager with different colors.
Virtually everything that can be described with a regular expression can be colored, e.g. The file browser is the interface to the local or remote file system.
Below the headers, you see the email body which usually contains the message.