[kdepim-users] Kmail incorrectly showing unread messages

Bruno Miguel brunoalexandremiguel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 16:37:55 BST 2008

On Thursday 31 July 2008 16:27:47 Art Alexion wrote:
> Suppose you have kmail set to go out and retrieve the mail once
> every 5 minutes.  It will also refresh a folder upon your entering
> it.  So, I read it in the kdepim-users folder.  It is marked read. 
> At this point the kmail tree still lists the inbox and other
> folders as containing it unread.  But once you enter those folders
> and they are updated, the message is "seen" by kmail as read and
> the unread indication disappears.

Couldn't Kmail update those folders when checking for new emails?! I 
remember that Thunderbird or Evolution did something like that, which 
is extremely usefull.

> That would explain what you are seeing as normal behavior.  Lately,
> though, stuff seems to be skipping my inbox and going directly into
> All Mail or the IMAP equivalent of archived mail.  This is not
> normal, and I believe the problem is either with the gmail server
> or some filter I have inadvertently created.

I've experienced that issue one or two times. But it was gone as fast 
as it came.
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