[kde-linux] How to setup aging filter on multiple folders
linxt at comcast.net
Sat Oct 22 06:53:01 UTC 2005
On Friday 21 October 2005 17:08, Ralph De Witt wrote:
> On Friday 21 October 2005 04:23 pm, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> > The problem:
> > I have 16 folders in kmail (1.8.2/kde3.4.2-0.fc4.1) and have been going
> > through each folder and saving anything over 30 days into a sub-folder of
> > each folder.
> > I would like to have a filter, either automatic or manual, that would
> > check for files over 30 days old and move them into the individual
> > sub-folders, not into just one big folder. These messages come from
> > several lists and other sources which don't always have a list-id in the
> > header.
> > I could of course create 16 different aging filters, one for each folder,
> > and then run each of those filters but I'm way too lazy for that. I want
> > to be able to hit one button and do everything at once.
> > Any recommendations on how this could be accomplished?
> > Thanks,
> > Tom
> Way too lazy. Create a sub folder under all 16 of your folders. Now select
> a folder. Right Click on folder, from the menu select Expire.... . Left
> click Expire read mails after and Expire unread mails after. Set both to 30
> days. Under Expiry action: select Move to: then select the sub folder.
> Click OK. Now do this for your other 15 folders. Now messages will expire
> automatically every 30 days. Have fun tom.
Thanks, Ralph. I'd only looked at the "configure filters", not expiring which
I incorrectly assumed would just trash it. Still learning new things after
all these years.
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