[sylpheed:35750] Re: selecting all mails matching certain fields
freecycle01 at pisquared.net
Wed Aug 7 02:48:15 JST 2013
On Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:34:23 -0700 (PDT) Globe Trotter
<itsme_410 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 8/6/13, Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp> wrote:
> > It seems that there are some confusion.
> > There are three kinds of search feature exists on Sylpheed.
> > - Find in current message (Ctrl-F)
> > - Search messages (Shift-Ctrl-F)
> > - Quick search (Shift-Ctrl-S) (the search entry above
> > summary view)
> > Quick search: you can only search by subject and sender,
> > but you can select and move/copy/delete them.
> > Search messages: you can search by any search condition,
> > but you can only open a selected message, or save the result
> > as a search folder.
> > I recognized that the current Search messages dialog is a
> > bit incovenient.
> > I will add the feature to enable some operations to the
> > search result of
> > Search messages dialog in the future.
> RESPONSE: Thanks, Hiroyuki! I think this is what I am looking for, the
> ability to perform some operations (eg move to a folder) to the results
> of a search. A similar functionality has been available for a long
> while on claws-mail so it may help to look at that source code?
> Many thanks again!
If I search a folder with the search box that is above the email-listing
pane (and not the search window that pops up as a result of Shft-Ctrl-F),
the only emails that are shown are the ones meeting my criterion.
I can then type ctrl-A to select all and then click on one and drag the
entire bunch to a folder in the folder-listing pane on the left.
This, then, must use different code. I'm running 3.3.0 on CentOS 5.9.
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