[kdepim-users] Oddity - some messages don't show in message preview pane

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Sun Jan 10 12:25:41 GMT 2010

On Sunday 10 January 2010, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 09 January 2010 21:41:47 Art Alexion wrote:
> > On Saturday 09 January 2010 12:19:51 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > On a (very) few occasions over the last few weeks I've seen a
> > > message that  does not display in the message preview pane.  Open
> > > the message in a viewing window and all is well, but still nothing
> > > in the preview pane.  There's nothing strange, as far as I can see
> > > about the messages either.  Any ideas, anyone?

Does this happen in an IMAP folder? Does switching off "load attachments 
on demand" fix the problem?

> > I see this behaviour with messages that are embedded attachments on
> > IMAP accounts.  Kmail does not download the attachment unless you
> > open -- as opposed to preview -- it.
> The message I mentioned was a simply reply, so it doesn't seem likely
>  that this is the case.  When I open it, it looks exactly like any
>  'normal' kmail message - quoting three entries of the thread and
>  adding a single line of comment.
> Is there anything in the headers of such a message that I could look
>  for?

Is the message a simple text/plain message? Or is it a more complex 
message with HTML part?

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