[kdepim-users] Only Check Inbox

Gandalf Lechner gandalf.lechner at univie.ac.at
Tue Feb 10 00:33:18 GMT 2009

Am Dienstag 10 Februar 2009 00:22:25 schrieb Ingo Klöcker:
> > Yes, it is working, I can now use dimap for all folders without
> > interval checking and an extra imap account, which only sees the
> > inbox, with interval checking. The regular email check is now
> > instant, as expected.
> >
> > However, there is one drawback to this solution: At startup of kmail,
> > I want to do a full check to update all folders (they change when I
> > access them from other computers). As far as I can see, kmails 'check
> > on startup' will check all accounts and cannot be configured to do
> > otherwise. So the inbox is checked twice, once with each account. But
> > since I have a number of filters configured that move mail from the
> > inbox to other folders, all such emails matching filter conditions
> > end up twice in their respective destination folders. Of course
> > that's not what I want.
> Try disabling "Include this folder in mail checks" (in the folder
> Properties dialog) for the inbox that should not be checked.

I can't find that setting for the dimap inbox, seems to be available for imap 
only. Or do I miss something here?


> > I tried to set up the disconnected IMAP account (the one with all
> > folders) to list all folders with the exception of the inbox to avoid
> > this problem. But this apparantly does not work, i.e. the inbox is
> > listed although I unchecked it in the list of locally subscribed
> > folders. Maybe that's due to the fact that on the imap account in
> > question all folders have to be subfolders of the inbox, and maybe
> > one cannot locally subscribe to subfolders of a folder which is not
> > locally subscribed (although the corresponding dialog does not
> > indicate this).
> Yes, it seems this does not work. The dialog should be fixed.
> Regards,
> Ingo

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