Re: mutt: help with saving a messge to a different folder
This is the first thing that I come up with. But it still does not
meet what I need...
In mutt, when the first TAB pressed for changing the folders, it
will read all the folders from $Mailbox varaible(good), but if I
accidently press another TAB, it will read the folders from
$folder. My ~/Mail directory is about 200MB big, and mutt will
just take a long time to scan them.
I still believe there is a way to do it via save-hook. But yet,
I haven't heard any answer from the mutt mailing list and the
David Wright [email@example.com] wrote:
> Quoting Shao Zhang (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > Hi,
> > This is not what I want.
> > I read my mails in ~/mail, so I have already used
> > folder = ~/mail.
> Surely that's the wrong way round. Put the filenames you read mail from
> (i.e. the inboxes files that procmail writes) into a mailboxes command.
> This will make the c command prompt with them automatically, notify you
> when mail arrives, and allow your status line to tell you how many contain
> new messages.
> mailboxes ! ~/mail/foo ~/mail/bar
> The ! is short for the system default mailbox which I don't use but I'd
> sure want to see anything that arrived there.
> > But when I save the message, I want to save it in ~/Mail.
> > Thanks.
> For which the
> set folder=~/Mail
> is intended, a folder for files containing mail. When you give the s
> command, the = sign will act as shorthand for ~/Mail/
> > > On Wed, Sep 08, 1999 at 12:19:03PM +1000, Shao Zhang wrote:
> > >
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > > I am using mutt to read all the messages in ~/mail.
> > > > > When I save a message from a person say email@example.com.
> > > > >
> > > > > I want to mutt to give me a default filename like this:
> > > > >
> > > > > ~/Mailfirstname.lastname@example.org
> > > > >
> > > > > If I only set the save_address, then mutt will default the
> > > > > filename to ~/email@example.com. So how do I let mutt to choose
> > > > > a different folder I want when saving the msg.
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