[Users] [Bug 3609] New: path in File -> Add Mailbox -> MH dialogue

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Thu Feb 4 08:18:58 CET 2016


            Bug ID: 3609
           Summary: path in File -> Add Mailbox -> MH dialogue
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: Claws Mail
           Version: 3.9.3
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: UI
          Assignee: users at lists.claws-mail.org
          Reporter: shalnoff at openmailbox.org

Hi guys, thank you for great product! 

I found an UI issue that is really annoying. I remember that I spent several
hours on my first installation to figure out how to add accounts and today I
spend almost hour just to remember how to do so again, when I need to add new

The problem is simple. It is not clear that the field in [File -> Add Mailbox
-> MH] dialogue is a relative path. It would be great to 

a) use clearly written note, that this is a path to directory of the mail
b) make it absolute or add ~/ prefix in the begging by default. 

I believe that this little detail will safe a lot of time for other users. 
And honestly that was most significant non-intuitive bottleneck in UI of the

thank you!

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