[sylpheed:34155] Re: Request: Search for the Folder tree

John Shane jslists at mtwafrica.org
Tue Jul 27 03:12:13 JST 2010

On Sun, 25 Jul 2010 19:23:03 +0200
Andres Buehlmann <tastas at gmx.net> wrote:

> > > > It would be nice if there is a change to add some sort of quick
> > > > search box for the folder tree.
> > > > I have more than 150 IMAP-Folders and sometimes it's difficult
> > > > to find the right one.
> > > > With a search box i could write "Foo" in the box and just see
> > > > folders with foo in it.
> > > 
> > > +1
> > 
> >   Not exactly the same, but: press 'g' key, start typing the folder
> > name.
> Thanks for this hint. Do you also know how to jump to the second of
> two equally named mail boxes (like second Inbox, e.g.)?

Just press the cursor down arrow and it will jump to next folder that
matches the search string.

But back to the original request, I still think it would handy if it
were possible to limit the displayed folders to those that match the
search string.  Would it be possible to use the same method we have for
quick searches in the summary view?  Select the folder tree, press Alt
+S, type the desired string (maybe a word in the middle of the folder
name) and folders whose names match the search string are displayed in
the same way that messages that match the search terms are displayed in
the summary view.

The "Go" feature works well but sometimes I can't remember the first
word in the folder name and you have to know that for the Go function
to work properly. In that case the quick search approach would be more

As always thanks for a great program.  John

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