[Users] How do I view (linux) Claws-Mail generated mail boxes in Claws-Mail for MS Windows?

CW claws.wielder at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 19:52:31 CEST 2013

Thanks so much, Charles - it's worked perfectly this time around by
copying the files directly to C:\Users\<Name>\AppData\Roaming\Mail as
you instructed :)

On 8/26/13, Charles A Edwards <CAE at eslrahc.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:08:39 -0400
> CW wrote:
>> Where specifically do I need to copy each mailbox to my Win system
>> (Win 7)? I tried copying the mailboxes to my home directory. Using
>> "File/Add mailbox" in claws merely adds new mailboxes in the folder
>> section. I tried "File/Import mailbox file" and, after entering
>> mbox file (inbox from my copied account files) and destination folder
>> (inbox of newly created account within claws), I get the error message
>> "Mbox import has failed". (The mailboxes I added work just fine within
>> my linux system). Am I doing something wrong here?
> The default location in Windows 7 is
> C:\Users\<Name>\AppData\Roaming\Mail
> AppData is a hidden folder, if not already done you will
> need to change the file attributes in Windows 7  so that hidden
> files/folders are visible.
> To test I just 'made-up' a Mail2 folder and added it to Claws.
> The full tree as well the included emails now are present in Claws
> as "Mail2(MH)"
> It will work just as well from any other location But you Must include
> the full path when you add the mailbox.
>     Charles
> p.s. I get list mail so there is no need to CC me
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