[Users] several newbie questions

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Sun Jul 5 13:17:42 CEST 2015

On Sat, 4 Jul 2015 15:46:58 -0700
Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote: 

> I have Claws 3.9.3 on Ubuntu 14.04. Generally speaking it does what
> I want unobtrusively and quickly, very nice.

First off, I suggest that you upgrade to the latest release, 3.11.1,
from the official PPA:

Have a look here to see why: http://claws-mail.org/NEWS

> When I type the first part of a person's name or address in a new
> message destination field I try to use tab completion to get the
> rest of the details filled in for me. It seems to me that I have
> three address collections and that two are not searched for
> autocompletion. 

They are all used.

> I have the default view that shows menus at the top, folders on the
> left and subject lines on the upper left with body text showing
> below. I'd like the body text to show when I mouse over the subject
> lines above, can I change a setting to do this?

By 'mouse over' do you mean just hovering the cursor over the a line
in the msg list? If so, not possible.

> If I open the address book from the tools menu I don't see any way
> to search the book. The buttons are new, delete, edit and close.
> The menu items don't seem to provide any way to do a search. Can
> this be done? and how?

Can't be done.

with regards


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