[Users] Mark ALL as read?

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Thu Jul 24 10:11:36 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 10:16:42PM +0200, Holger Berndt wrote:
> On Mi, 23.07.2014 18:17, Andrej Kacian wrote:
> >> Thanks for your response, Andrej.  I already use that shortcut (shift-c) BUT
> >> it only works on the folder you are in, not the entire mailbox.  I'm looking
> >> for a way to mark the entire Mailbox (MH) AND ALL sub-folders at once.
> >
> >I do not think Claws Mail allows you to do that. On the other hand, I continue
> >to be amazed what miracles Python plugin can do, perhaps it can be scripted.
> Yes, it can be done with the Python plugin. In fact, a little extension
> of this functionality is even shipped as an example script:
> http://git.claws-mail.org/?p=claws.git;a=blob_plain;f=src/plugins/python/examples/main/Recusively-mark-messages-as-read;hb=HEAD
> This script puts a further constraint on the messages to be marked as
> read: They must be older than 28 days. If that is not wanted, just
> remove all the lines mentioning "quicksearch".
> This version of the script considers everything below the currently
> selected folder or mailbox. Letting it behave differently (i.e. always
> consider the whole mailbox of the selected folder, or consider all
> mailboxes irrespective of the selected folder/mailbox) would require
> minor adjustments.

  Since this is not the first time this appears I've turned it into a FAQ:


  Please proofread and fix any error I may have introduced.

  best regards,
  Ricardo Mones 
  Don't take the name of root in vain.          /usr/src/linux/README

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