[kdepim-users] fancy headers

Gary C Curtin gary.curtin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 20:07:38 BST 2009

On Monday 17 August 2009 6:41:21 Anne Wilson wrote:
> He hand-edited a text file, as we understand it, without knowing what
>  values were required, when there existed a tool that would have guaranteed
>  the correct entries.  What he did makes no sense to me.

I loaded a live CD using KDE 4.1.3 and the menu options were exactly as 
described by Anne and Bruce. Thank you for your kind advice.

However, my development version of KDE 4.3 (using Kontact 4.3.0-154.1), does 
not have these options. I am sorry I did not make that clear right from the 

There are features of the more recent versions that I really like, especially 
the aggregation mode in the message list view. It appears that when these 
features were introduced the view headers option was dropped from the menu, 
and now only appears as a non-persistent per-message option.

Because I am set on using the new features, but wanted to change the default 
header view, there really was no option but to edit the kmailrc file. This IS 
a fairly standard way of configuring linux apps, after-all.

So with the correct values, I now have best of both.

Thanks to everyone for their help
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