[kdepim-users] kmail creates instead merge identity into kontact when setting PGP preferences

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Thu Jan 24 20:30:07 GMT 2008

On Thursday 24 January 2008, LimCore wrote:
> Hello,
> if in kmail one sets PGP preferences for given recipent/sender,
> then a new entry in kontact is always created, even if there was
> already an entry for this person (entry with same e-mail address).
> Instead, if we find  existing entry that uses given e-mail address,
> kontact should probably ask to just merge it - set the new PGP option
> on that existing contact, instead creating a new one.
> Any opinions?  Or is that possible already?

I had a look at the source code. KMail does try to find a matching entry 
in the standard address book. I don't know why it doesn't work for you. 
I suggest to file a bug report at http://bugs.kde.org.

> Btw, is there at all any option to merge two contacts in kontact? Now
> I would have to copy paste already entered data from the contact
> which I created by hand into the one generated by kmail.

AFAIK, it is not possible to merge two contacts.

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