[Users] Changing the name of an account

Tristan Miller psychonaut at nothingisreal.com
Thu Jan 18 10:44:38 CET 2018


On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:45 +0100, wwp <subscript at free.fr>
> > If I change the name of an account (via Configuration->Preferences
> > for current account->Account->Basic->Name of account) do I need to
> > change all the filters and actions that refer to it?  Or does this
> > get taken care of automatically?
> It's automatic, internally, accounts are handled by their ID (which
> you cannot change), even if their name is shown in the user interface.

OK, that's reassuring.  I asked because all the rc files in the
~/.claws-mail directory that record filtering and actions refer to
accounts by name.  I thought maybe that these rc files reflected the
"internal" representation.


                  Tristan Miller
Free Software developer, ferret herder, logologist

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