[kdepim-users] Keep replies in this folder

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Fri Nov 20 10:28:55 GMT 2009

On Thursday 19 November 2009 23:12:45 Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Thursday 19 November 2009, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Thursday 19 November 2009 14:55:02 you wrote:
> > > > To be honest I can't quite see why you would want to do this.
> > > > Can you explain to us why you don't want your incoming mail to be
> > > > sorted into the folders?  If you can explain that we might have a
> > > > better idea of what you actually need.
> > >
> > > The reason is that I am used to look for mail in one folder, not to
> > > float within  the whole tree I've got usually; just a matter for
> > > practice I am used to since years.  Personally I have tried the
> > > other way with pre-sorted messages in different folders at arrival
> > > point, but then I miss lots of stuff. gk
> >
> > When you set up filters to move messages in KMail it will not mark
> > them as read unless you specifically tell it to.  Therefore, every
> > folder that receives new messages will have the number of new
> > messages showing in the folder list.  I find that it really helps to
> > have the unread number immediately after the folder name.  How you do
> > that depends on the version of KMail that you are running.  I'm
> > fairly sure that it used to be an option in the View menu, but it
> > doesn't seem to be there now, and I can't remember where I did set
> > it.  Hopefully Ingo will notice this and remind us where the setting
> > is.  The attached shows you what I mean.
> It's probably in the context menu of the header of the folder list. At
> least, that's where it is in KMail 1.9.10 (additionally to the options
> in the View menu).
Hah!  I had looked there, but it's not intuitive.  What actually is needed is 
to de-select the Unread column, after which you get the number immediately 
after the foldername, as I prefer. 

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