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Mail_mutt_alias.set : Extract an e-mail address from the mutt aliases file.

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created by
Luc Hermitte
 
script type
utility
 
description
This script permit to insert an alias from the mutt aliases file while editing an
e-mail within vim.

Since the version 2.0, we can hit <tab> (in INSERT-mode) within an address
field (To:, Cc:, Bcc:, Reply-To) to expand an alias.
If several contacts match the to-be-expanded pattern, a menu is proposed in a
splitted window in order to choose the addresses.

Dependencies :
v2.x+ : a.vim                http://vim.sourceforge.net/scripts/script.php?script_id=31
          Actually, you should download an old version of a.vim that still exports its functions

v2.2+ : words_tools.vim http://vim.sourceforge.net/scripts/script.php?script_id=143


N.B.: The command (:Ca) and the macro (,Ca) have been abandonned since version 2.3.
 
install details
Update the path to your mutt aliases file, and put the file anywhere you want -- N.B.: $$/ftplugin/mail/ is certainly the best place you could find.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
Mail_mutt_alias_set.vim 2.3 2002-07-01 6.0 Luc Hermitte Some minor enhancements and several bugs fixed.
Mail_mutt_alias.set 2.2 2001-11-13 5.7 Luc Hermitte Many bugs have been corrected, now the script runs under VIM 5.6-Solaris. A tagging feature has been added in order to select several e-mail addresses in the list. And <tab> can now expand aliases/names expressed as regular expressions.
Mail_mutt_alias.set 2.1 2001-10-01 5.7 Luc Hermitte Correction of some regexps + definition of a syntax highlighting scheme for the menu.
Mail_mutt_alias.set 2.0 2001-10-01 5.7 Luc Hermitte Fix some problems when several aliases match a pattern through a menu to choose from.
Map tabulation as an expand character for aliases ; only within the address lines of e-messages headers.
Mail_mutt_alias.set 1.0 2001-07-27 5.7 Luc Hermitte Initial upload
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