[Users] putting sent messages in imap folder

Chad Wallace cwallace at lodgingcompany.com
Fri Apr 20 19:50:20 CEST 2012

On Fri, 20 Apr 2012 19:08:13 +0200
Renato <rennabh at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:05:51 +0200
> Holger Berndt <berndth at gmx.de> wrote:
> > >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?). 
> > 
> > What makes you think that? I can choose IMAP folders there.
> Hi, yes I can select them, but then when you try to send a message, or
> save draft (supposing you have selected imap folders for sent, queued
> and draft messages), it gives an error "Error: could not queue
> message". I said it seems by design because so was said here:
> http://www.thewildbeast.co.uk/claws-mail/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1879

That ticket is about "Offline mode".  You're not offline if you're
connecting to an IMAP account.

It looks like you don't have a Queue folder set up.  That's separate
from the Sent folder, but you can set it up in the same place (just
like Drafts and Trash), and you can probably have it on the IMAP as


C. Chad Wallace, B.Sc.
The Lodging Company
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