Re: mail notifier success? (korn/kbiff)
On Monday 07 January 2002 07:32 pm, Frank Dekervel wrote:
> > I liked it when OutLook would insert a tray icon when new mail arrived.
> > It made things easy. With Korn/Kbiff I would have to disable interval
> > checking in Kmail and check manually when either app notifies me I have
> > mail. That's an extra step that shouldn't exist.
> use dcop to do so. if korn/kbiff let you execute a command when a mail
> arrives, execute:
> dcop kmail KMailIface checkMail
> and kmail wil check mail.
I believe you can. That's a cool idea, but of course a typical user, like
myself, shouldn't need to understand any such under pinnings to achieve
something as obvious as a tray icon visually cuing that mail exists.
> > I just leave kmail running all the time and check it periodically now.
> > It works okay. I decided I didn't want it beep everytime new mail
> > arrives, I'd perfer a visual cue, but none are available that are
> > unintrusive while I'm working. (That's why OutLook's tray icon worked so
> > well.)
> > > Saadiq