[Users] putting sent messages in imap folder

Ian Hamilton Ian.Hamilton at AAUG.net
Fri Apr 20 16:57:19 CEST 2012

In article <20120420162943.003f24d5 at gmail.com>,
   Renato <rennabh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, I've configured getmail to get via pop mail from my multiple
> mail accounts, and then the dovecot IMAP server to distribute it to my
> PCs - I connect to it from claws-mail. This works properly (after
> quite some time spent hacking).

> However, I'd still like to use the smtp provided by my accounts, as I
> don't want to setup a private smtp server.


> This works if not for one thing: I'd like to have my sent mail, no
> matter from which account, finish in my IMAP "Sent" folder. I can't
> seem to do this by setting it in Advanced->Put Sent messages because
> claws-mail wants a local directory there, not an imap one (and this is
> by disegn if I understand correctly - out of curiosity, what's the
> reason for this?). 


Have a look at 'Processing filters', right click on the folder and choose
'Processing'. Automatic folder moves can be setup there.


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