[kdepim-users] misc. questions kmail/kaddressbook

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Tue Mar 2 15:20:03 GMT 2010

On Tuesday 02 March 2010 14:28:46 Carsten Aulbert wrote:
> Hi all,
> After using kontact and "components" for some time now, I've got a couple
> of questions:
> (1) kmail: the quick search bar seems to be pretty basic (e.g. compared to
> T- Bird), i.e. if I'm searching for an email thread where I know a user is
> from company xyz it seems I cannot match partial email addresses, is that
> right or am I missing some configuration somewhere (disconnected IMAP
> folders)
Quick Search is just that.  Naturally it's basic ;-)  Take a look at Edit > 
Find Messages

> (2) when searching: Is it possible to make the default, don't dive into
> subfolders?
Never tried to, so I don't know, but it's a simply checkbox.  I would think it 
would default to remembering your last setting, but if it doesn't it's easily 
changed when entering your search criteria.

> (3) in kaddressbook: when I add names, they are not automatically changed
> to my preferred layout of Lastname, Firstname. Is there a way to get
> around the "open in addressbook, open name, change order, click ok"?
No.  I think someone said they had registered a bug/wish for this.  You should 
vote for it.

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