reddit.inbox

class praw.models.Inbox(reddit, _data)

Inbox is a Listing class that represents the Inbox.

__init__(reddit, _data)

Initialize a PRAWModel instance.

Parameters:reddit – An instance of Reddit.
all(**generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for all inbox comments and messages.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

To output the type and ID of all items available via this listing do:

for item in reddit.inbox.all(limit=None):
    print(repr(item))
collapse(items)

Mark an inbox message as collapsed.

Parameters:items – A list containing instances of Message.

Requests are batched at 25 items (reddit limit).

For example, to collapse all unread Messages, try:

from praw.models import Message
unread_messages = []
for item in reddit.inbox.unread(limit=None):
    if isinstance(item, Message):
        unread_messages.append(item)
reddit.inbox.collapse(unread_messages)
comment_replies(**generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for comment replies.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

To output the author of one request worth of comment replies try:

for reply in reddit.inbox.comment_replies():
    print(reply.author)
mark_read(items)

Mark Comments or Messages as read.

Parameters:items – A list containing instances of Comment and/or Message to be be marked as read relative to the authorized user’s inbox.

Requests are batched at 25 items (reddit limit).

For example, to mark all unread Messages as read, try:

from praw.models import Message
unread_messages = []
for item in reddit.inbox.unread(limit=None):
    if isinstance(item, Message):
        unread_messages.append(item)
reddit.inbox.mark_read(unread_messages)
mark_unread(items)

Unmark Comments or Messages as read.

Parameters:items – A list containing instances of Comment and/or Message to be be marked as unread relative to the authorized user’s inbox.

Requests are batched at 25 items (reddit limit).

For example, to mark the first 10 items as unread try:

to_unread = list(reddit.inbox.all(limit=10))
reddit.inbox.mark_unread(to_unread)
mentions(**generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for mentions.

A mention is Comment in which the authorized redditor is named in its body like /u/redditor_name.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

For example, to output the author and body of the first 25 mentions try:

for mention in reddit.inbox.mentions(limit=25):
    print('{}\n{}\n'.format(mention.author, mention.body))
message(message_id)

Return a Message corresponding to message_id.

Parameters:message_id – The base36 id of a message.

Example:

message = reddit.inbox.message('7bnlgu')
messages(**generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for inbox messages.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

For example, to output the subject of the most recent 5 messages try:

for message in reddit.inbox.messages(limit=5):
    print(message.subject)
classmethod parse(data, reddit)

Return an instance of cls from data.

Parameters:
  • data – The structured data.
  • reddit – An instance of Reddit.
sent(**generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for sent messages.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

For example, to output the recipient of the most recent 15 messages try:

for message in reddit.inbox.sent(limit=15):
    print(message.dest)
stream(**stream_options)

Yield new inbox items as they become available.

Items are yielded oldest first. Up to 100 historical items will initially be returned.

Keyword arguments are passed to stream_generator().

For example, to retrieve all new inbox items, try:

for item in reddit.inbox.stream():
    print(item)
submission_replies(**generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for submission replies.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

To output the author of one request worth of submission replies try:

for reply in reddit.inbox.submission_replies():
    print(reply.author)
uncollapse(items)

Mark an inbox message as uncollapsed.

Parameters:items – A list containing instances of Message.

Requests are batched at 25 items (reddit limit).

For example, to uncollapse all unread Messages, try:

from praw.models import Message
unread_messages = []
for item in reddit.inbox.unread(limit=None):
    if isinstance(item, Message):
        unread_messages.append(item)
reddit.inbox.uncollapse(unread_messages)
unread(mark_read=False, **generator_kwargs)

Return a ListingGenerator for unread comments and messages.

Parameters:mark_read – Marks the inbox as read (default: False).

Note

This only marks the inbox as read not the messages. Use Inbox.mark_read() to mark the messages.

Additional keyword arguments are passed in the initialization of ListingGenerator.

For example, to output the author of unread comments try:

from praw.models import Comment
for item in reddit.inbox.unread(limit=None):
    if isinstance(item, Comment):
        print(item.author)