On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 05:06:28PM +0000, Matthias Apitz wrote: > On Tue, 7 Jan 2020 16:44:41 +0000, Chris Green wrote: > > I want to emulate typing a dozen or so keys into mutt 'automatically' > > so my typing doesn't slow things down. One can't just redirect > > standard input because that makes mutt think you want to run in > > scripting mode with everything on the command line. > > > > Is there a quick and easy way to do what I want? > > > > In an X11 environment this should be easy. I did this in the past some > 20 years ago for controlling a web site and could look for the C source > in my backups. > That's what I thought but xdotool doesn't seem to work (there is a warning in the man page about sending key strokes often not working).
I'll try the other suggestion here of appending some commands to the end of my muttrc file, that should do what I need. -- Chris Green