migrating kmail stuff to kde4

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Tue May 19 07:17:58 BST 2009

On Tuesday 19 May 2009 02:48:23 Rick Miles wrote:
> Can anyone provide instructions for migrating my kmail stuff from kde3 to
> kde4?
> Besides the obvious ~/Mail directory what needs to be moved from ~/.kde?
> ... or indeed what can be moved safely?
You can copy any or all of ~/.kde/share/apps and :/kde/share/config.

> If you missed my comments in a previous thread I have lost my filters, 

I would guess that they are in one of the config files.

> the
> ability to turn off threaded mail in folders as well as sorting mail in
> folders by date and who knows what else because I did not keep kmail open
> very long for fear of further unilateral damage.

It sounds as though you have the new system.  If you have a set of icons next 
to the search bar, the second from the right is the Select Aggregation icon.  
for more info.

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