Kmail. Way to move all mail from one folder to another.

pipex apci45 at
Sun Aug 20 07:04:11 BST 2006

 On Sunday 20 August 2006 04:02, Bob Stia wrote:
> On Saturday 19 August 2006 15:52, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > On Saturday 19 August 2006 21:34, Bob Stia wrote:
> > > On Saturday 19 August 2006 14:46, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > > > I want to move mail from one folder to another, without moving one at
> > > > a time. Is there a way to add options to the right click on the
> > > > folders drop down menu? I can obviously move all the messages in a
> > > > directory to the wastebin, but I would like to move them to a
> > > > different directory.
> > >
> > > Sure, easy
> > >
> > > Just select all of the mails that you want to move.  Right click and
> > > hold it on any one of them.  From the menu that comes up, select
> > > "move", pick your folder move the cursor onto the folder and release
> > > trhe click. Voila !!  All moved.
> > >
> > > Bob S.
> >
> > Hi Bob. I'm not trying to be absolutely stupid, but where am I supposed
> > to be selecting the mails from, that I want to move? From the list of
> > headers, for instance in the inbox? I only am able to select one at a
> > time like that.
> No, not stupid.  Open the file folder you want to move the messages from.
> Select the header of the first one you want to move by highlighting it. You
> can then select a range of continuous messages by moving your cursor to the
> end message and hold down the shift key and then selecting it. That will
> select the first, last, and all between. Or, if you want to pick and choose
> from the list you can hold down the control key and highlight them
> individually. After they are all selected follow as explained above.
> Hope I made myself clear this time.
> Bob S.

An easier way to select of all the messages:-
Select one of the messages in the folder. 
Press press CTRL and "A" together.

Now to move them:-
Now right click your mouse to get a menu
Select "Move" from the menu and that shows all the folders you can move them 


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