You can also use the speedbar
(see the section
Speedbar Frames in The GNU Emacs Manual)
to view your folders. To bring up the speedbar, run M-x speedbar
<RET>. You will see a new frame appear with all of your MH
folders. Folders with unseen messages appear in boldface. Click on a
folder name with Mouse-2 to visit that folder in a similar
fashion to the command F v (
(see Folders). Click on the ‘+’ icon to expand and view the
sub-folders of that folder.
The speedbar can be manipulated with the keyboard as well. Use the Emacs navigational keys (like the arrow keys, or C-n) to move the cursor over the desired folder and then use the shortcuts for the menu items listed in the table below.
You can click on Mouse-3 to bring up a context menu that
contains these items. Dismiss the speedbar with C-x 5 0
The MH-E speedbar uses the MH command flists1 to generate the list of folders. The ‘mh-speedbar’ customization group contains the following option which controls how often the speedbar calls flists.
You can modify the appearance of the folders in the speedbar by customizing the following faces.