[Users] Moving emails from another computer

Peter Richards peter777 at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Apr 30 02:04:46 CEST 2017

On Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:27:40 +0200
Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:11:32 +1000, Peter Richards wrote:
> >How do I add those emails to the (new) Claws please ? There is a
> >'File | Import mbox file' , however these files are not 'mbox', they
> >are MailDir.  
> The old Claws doesn't provide
>   File > Export to mbox file...
> and/or
>   File > Export Selected to mbox file...
> ?

Thanks, I will use that method next time, as it is a lot easier than
renaming 56 files to the naming convention that Claws uses.

> On Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:24:50 +1000, Peter Richards wrote:
> >There is another 56 emails, all in one folder and all of the Claws
> >format. Will it be okay to copy the rest into 'Drafts' without
> >corrupting anything within Claws ?  
> If you copy them with a file manager or by command line to Drafts or
> any other empty folder, nothing should get corrupted. After that you
> even could copy them from the Draft or any other folder, to another
> folder that isn't empty, that already contains an email with the same
> number, since then it would become a number higher, than the email
> with the already highest number, but you need to do this step from
> within Claws, not by using a file manager or command line.

Okay thanks; understood now.  :)


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