[Users] Bypass Trash Folder on Delete

Tim Zakharov himemsys36 at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 12 21:54:28 CEST 2014

On Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:11:34 +0200
Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:12:19 -0500
> Tim Zakharov <himemsys36 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > In most other email clients, a Shift-DEL will bypass the Trash
> > folder and permanently delete. Is there a setting to allow this in
> > CM?  There are just some messages that you know you won't ever have
> > to "get back" and it would be nice not to have to delete twice
> > (once from folder, then empty trash).
> > 
> I'm not sure if it is default, but Claws Mail, like any GTK+ app,
> allows you to set your custom keyboard shortcuts to any menu items.
> The item you are looking for is "Delete" in main window's Message
> menu. Just hover your mouse over that item, and press Shift+Delete.
> You need to have hidden preference gtk_can_change_accels set to 1.
> You can read more about hidden preferences here:
> http://www.claws-mail.org/manual/claws-mail-manual.html#adv_hidden
> I don't know, maybe we should make this a default shortcut?
> Regards,

That sounds like it would *replace* all safe deletes with permanent
deletes?  It would be nice to just hit Del to send to trash, then hit
SHIFT-DEL for permanent delete. 


Tim Zakharov

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