[kdepim-users] kmail ignoring style

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Thu Sep 4 20:47:29 BST 2008

On Thursday 04 September 2008, Tami King wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 September 2008, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > > It wasn't the colors, but the scrollbars that were wrong.  I
> > > compared my kmailrc with one from a test account and found this
> > > in it:
> > >
> > > widgetStyle=plastik
> > >
> > > Removing that (and some other cruft) sorted things out.
> >
> > Weird. Nowhere in KMail's source code widgetStyle is referenced. So
> > it must have been added by some code from kdelibs. Weird.
> It is very odd and there is a whole bunch of stuff in the rc file
> that probably doesn't need to be there.  I still have fonts messed up
> in some of the settings screens.  I wonder if it wouldn't be better
> to start from a clean .kde4.1 instead of copying over my 3.5 stuff. 
> I really don't want to have to reconfigure kmail or several of the
> other applications.  Is there a way to get a "clean" kmailrc without
> losing my accounts and such?

I think most of the information in kmailrc should be easy to guess. To 
keep your accounts do not remove any of the [Account #] sections. 
Moreover you have to keep the
entry in the [General] section.

Similar for filters and folders. It should be safe to remove most of the 
other stuff.

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