[kdepim-users] Where are folder properties kept?

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Sat Jul 12 17:47:42 BST 2008

On Saturday 12 July 2008, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 11 July 2008 22:45:40 Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > On Friday 11 July 2008, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > After a corruption of kde in F9 I've got most things restored,
> > > but I seem to have lost all my mail folder settings (where to put
> > > replies, which identity to use for replies, etc.).  Where are
> > > those kept?
> >
> > The mail folder properties are stored in kmailrc. If you had to
> > recreate your IMAP account then the properties were lost because
> > the IMAP account now has a different internal UID and this UID is
> > part of the identifier of the folder properties in kmailrc.
> Thanks for replying, Ingo.  I'm not sure that I understand the
> implications of that.  This is F9 with KDE 4.0.5.  I copied
> emaildefaults and emailidentities from the renamed folder to my new
> .kde/share/config folder, and I've now copied the kmailrc, which I
> thought I had already done.
> Important flags have been preserved, which is good, but I'm left
> wondering whether I actually had this box configured as I wished, or
> whether I really have lost settings due to reorganisation.  I don't
> think that what I have done constitutes recreating the IMAP account,
> though.

Right. Since the account settings are also stored in the kmailrc 
everything should be fine.

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