How to delete recent addresses on Kmails composer

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Mon Nov 13 10:15:23 GMT 2006

On Sunday 12 November 2006 20:21, Richard Dawson wrote:
> On Sunday 12 November 2006 12:49 am, Boyan Tabakov wrote:
> > The right way to do this:
> >
> > Settings -> Configure KMail -> Composer -> Edit Recent Addresses
> I have clicked through that sequence numerous times.  I find Settings, then
> Configure KMail, then Composer,  but never find a "Edit Recent Addresses"
> option in Composer screen.  I don't find it in any of the other screens
> either.  I am running Kmail 1.8.2 using KDE 3.4.2.

Could have been added in a later version.

> I also didn't find the file that was to be edited.  (I looked with the
> option of displaying hidden files.)

It should definitely be there. You could try the following commad

$ kwriteconfig --file kmailrc --group General --key "Recent Addresses" ""


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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