On 2019-08-28 20:36, Mathieu Carpentier wrote:

> I would like to use "folder" for mailboxes command:
> mailboxes `echo -n "+ "; cd $folder; find . -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "*"
> -printf "+'%f' "`
> When I run mutt, I get the content of my home directory in the side panel:
> $folder was not "expanded". It works if I use an environment variable set
> before starting mutt.
> Is it possible to use a mutt variable (e.g $folder) in a shell command ?

Not a direct answer, but you _could_ use an environment variable, and
then expand it in both places, ie.

set folder=`echo $FOLDER`

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