Lock out kmail when trying to delete text in a 25000 line email

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Fri Sep 15 21:38:20 BST 2017

On Friday 15 September 2017 10:17:35 ianseeks wrote:
>  Hi
> I've got  problem that i cannot seem to escape from.  I replied to the
> opensuse Tumbleweed automated snapshot email for 201709013 and tried
> to "snip" out most of it by pressing Ctrl "a" to highlight all the
> text in one go so i could then just press [Delete]  to remove them
> all. The problem is that its now gone into some sort of vacuum with
> the kmail main window and the reply window open but i'm unable to do
> anything.  Its running at 50% cpu. I cannot kill the reply composer
> window without killing the main window.  If i do kill the windows and
> reload kmail both windows open again but i only get the window title
> bar and the borders of the window.

In case you didn't know already: A better way to quote only a small part 
of a mail in your reply is to first select the text that you want to 
quote and then press reply. This will save you the step to delete the 
text that you didn't want to quote.

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