[Users] automatically changing From address
dave at howorth.org.uk
Fri Jun 9 11:44:01 CEST 2017
On Fri, 9 Jun 2017 09:25:44 +0200
Enrique Bosch <ebosch at hofmann.es> wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jun 2017 22:00:32 +0100
> Dave Howorth <dave at howorth.org.uk> wrote:
> >On Wed, 24 May 2017 13:37:27 +0100
> >Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 24 May 2017 12:59:38 +0100
> >> Dave Howorth <dave at howorth.org.uk> wrote:
> >> > I get all the mail sent to my domain, and frequently use unique
> >> > mail addresses when communicating with firms (e.g. I might have
> >> > subscribed here using claws-mail at howorth.org.uk). When they send
> >> > me mail, they do so to these unique addresses, but if I reply to
> >> > the mail it is sent from my main address. I'd like it to be sent
> >> > from the unique address instead. Presently I do this by editing
> >> > the From line manually, but is it possible to do this
> >> > automatically? i.e. Use the To address as the
> >> > >From address when replying to mail?
> >> >
> >> > Some organizations that don't understand how things work insist
> >> > on mail coming from the 'correct' address. :(
> >> If you filter these messages into their respective folders, you can
> >> use the Folder templates.
> >> Right click the folder, choose Properties, choose the Templates
> >> page, and then use %t as the From value.
> >This works well, as I mentioned previously, but I've just noticed an
> >unwanted side-effect. When I choose to use a reply template for a
> >folder, the default template is empty, whereas a normal, un-templated
> >reply defaults to containing the quoted original message, which is
> >what I'm used to and would like.
> >Now I know that I can edit the template to have the same
> >instructions, but I have to do that for every individual template
> >that I set. Is there any way to do it once and have it apply
> I'm using another solution for the same problem, I configure a
> SMTP-only account for each unique address, put the unique address in
> the email address field of the account, that can be different than
> username of SMTP authentication.
Thanks but that requires configuration for every one-shot address,
which is even more work than my existing solution.
> When you reply, the unique address will be set automatically, no
> matter if it was included in To: or Cc: among other recipients.
> Enrique Bosch
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