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Mutt automatically remove 'N' flag from e-mail after it was opened. I don't want to mark this flag again after I saw content of mail. It would be better to override Mutt 'mark as read' behavior only when I enter specific command or particular rule applied i.e. content has been seen over 10s.

How to disable Mutt automatic 'N' flag removal ? Is it possible to apply rules to trigger 'mark as read' ?

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Hi, did you manage to resolve this? I'd like to disable that too :) –  Guido May 2 '14 at 16:59
I didn't. When I want to keep e-mail unread to do something with it in future I simply change its state to new by typing 'N' after reading it. –  pietrushnic May 2 '14 at 23:13

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The imap_peek option might be what you're looking for.

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Unfortunately this is not what I'm looking for. Disabling this option cause mutt not to sync in real time, synchronization with IMAP server is performed on folder change or sync-mailbox. –  pietrushnic May 25 '13 at 22:45

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