# [Users] Users Digest, Vol 50, Issue 41

Martin Hoehle mail1 at hoehle.net
Mon Oct 19 23:15:14 CEST 2015

At 22:59 19.10.2015, you wrote:
>Message: 5
>Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 20:29:49 +0200
>From: Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk>
>To: users at lists.claws-mail.org
>Subject: Re: [Users] Windows Mail folder location
>Message-ID: <20151019202949.669608f4 at penny>
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
>
>On Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:53:01 +0200
>Martin Hoehle <mail1 at hoehle.net> wrote:
>
> > Is there a way to move the config folder from
> > C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Claws-mail to another folder as
> > well ? Obviously CM should know where to look for it so the relevant
> > path cannot be defined in one of the files in this folder itself.
> > Since there do not seem to be any CM settings in the registry (and
> > not in the program folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Claws Mail) I fear
> > that it's hard coded into CM that the config folder location is under
> > the /Users folder as defined by the relevant environment variable ?
> > It would be nice to have that automatically backed up with all my data.
> >
>
>You can use whatever path to configuration you need by running
>claws-mail.exe with "--alternate-config-dir c:\path\to\config" option.
>You can add this in Properties of the desktop shortcut.
>
> > This is alredy OT, hopefully you don't mind: How for X's sake can I
> > change the language of CM's user interface ? It defaults me to the
> > system locale but I need something different. I've already had a look
> > at clawsrc and in the GUI settings menu item but no luck there.
>
>You can control the language by changing the "lang" environment
>variable. See http://www.rarst.net/software/change-interface-language/
>for a nice description.

Well, those two hints solve everything, thank you :) (I promise I'll
look at the manpages first next time.)

Regards
Martin