[Users] Bypass Trash Folder on Delete
andrej at kacian.sk
Sat Jul 12 22:14:29 CEST 2014
On Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:54:28 -0500
Tim Zakharov <himemsys36 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
It does exactly that. Plain Delete key will still send mail to trash, while
Shift+Delete will delete mail. You can find the "Move to trash" menu item just
above "Delete" in the Message menu.
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