HTML status bar in KMail message pane

Peter Humphrey peter at
Tue Jul 31 02:12:26 BST 2018

On Monday, 30 July 2018 18:36:13 BST Ianseeks wrote:
> On Monday, 30 July 2018 15:38:40 BST Peter Humphrey wrote:
> > On Sunday, 29 July 2018 14:46:27 BST Peter Humphrey wrote:
> > > Today my Gentoo system was upgraded to the latest kde-apps 18.04.3,
> > > including KMail.
> > > 
> > > There used to be an option to hide the HTML status bar in the message
> > > pane, but I can't find it now. Has it moved, or been removed?
> mine seems to change depending if i set to prefer HTML or plain text, it
> doesn't hide the bar, it just shows the description

This is a loss of configurability: if I say I don't want to see it, I 
shouldn't be forced into seeing it anyway.

> > Moreover, my setting "Allow messages to load external references from
> > the Internet" now has no effect: I have to "load the external references
> > for this message by clicking here" on every HTML message.
> I'm not sure whats happening here.  I was getting the same results as you
> but after a lot of playing around with config options/combinations, it
> now seems to work fine. I played around with Settings/configure
> kmail/security and the <Folder/Message Default Format> menu options.

Changing those values makes no difference here - thanks for the idea though.

Gentoo stable
sys-kernel/gentoo-sources 4.14.52
QT 5.9.6, KDE frameworks 5.46.0, KDE plasma 5.12.5
KMail 18.04.3, akonadi 18.04.3
x11-drivers/xf86-video-amdgpu 18.0.1
dev-libs/amdgpu-pro-opencl 18.20.606296

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