Once I've attached a file to an email in Mutt, I can't find a way to detach it again. Surely there must be one?


You can use D (uppercase) to remove the attachment under the cursor.

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    First type v to view the message structure including attachments. $ will then execute the deletion. – Juancho Sep 30 '16 at 13:33
  • @Juancho I think the question is about the Compose screen, not the Pager view. – Sparhawk Feb 6 '18 at 6:26
  • Is there a way to do that without downloading (over IMAP, in my case) the whole message, with its giant attachment? – ericP Jan 25 at 14:44

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