[sylpheed:34975] Re: How to call attention to the Sylpheed main window when new messages arrive (Sylpheed for Windows)?

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at fastmail.fm
Thu Dec 29 05:02:54 JST 2011

On Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:55:01 +0000 (GMT)
pn361529 at yahoo.com wrote:

> But i already was aware of the notification capability of the Sylpheed
> tray icon and i actually started this thread because i personally
> think the notification which the tray icon provides is too "subtle" ;)
> (meaning: not "enough visual cue" ;D ). Maybe should have mentioned
> that initially ;).
> What the decription of the Add-on mentioned in the OP explains is what
> i was looking for with this thread. In Windows for example, calling
> attention to the Sylpheed main window when new messages arrived,
> should make a Sylpheed taskbar button blink/flash and glow, which
> seems to be a more prominent notification than what the Sylpheed tray
> icon provides. And because one could imagine that an option like this
> maybe wouldn't be too hard to implement (not sure), i asked here ;).

One option: I use Mailwasher (Pro) as a first stop for viewing and
filtering email manually (it has a spam filter built in but I don't
use it).  When something arrives I have it set to blink in the sys
tray (Win 7). There is a free version of MW.


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