[Users] Filtering incoming mail in non-INBOX imap folders [Junk]

Andrzej A. Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 09:45:10 CET 2016

Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:02:08 +0100
> "Andrzej A. Filip" <andrzej.filip at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would like to filter email coming directly to IMAP Junk folder
>> (after filtering by IMAP account provider).  I would like to special
>> marks for "may be a false positive" messages.
>> How to do it?  [ claws-mail-3.13.2 ]
> Filtering is only done on messages coming to "inbox" type folders
> (the ones with an inbox icon next to them).
> However, if you wanted to mark such messages manually (it is unclear
> from your post), check if your IMAP server supports custom tags - you
> can define a "false_positive" tag and apply it to messages as you see
> fit. You can even create an Action for that, and assign a keyboard
> shortcut to this action.
> Regards,

I have achieved "somehow acceptable" solution using filtering upon
entering folder and coloring of scanned/processed messages.
[The IMAP account supports only very basic tags ]

Main drawback: messages received into junk folder when the folder is
selected in GUI are not processes/scanned.

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