[Users] How to save all attachments from all emails in a folder?

Brian Morrison bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Fri Mar 2 11:32:50 CET 2018

On Fri, 2 Mar 2018 04:00:27 +0100
Michael wrote:

> George,
> Huh and i had exactly the same question yesterday, but wouldn't ask.
> But now i just found http://www.claws-mail.org/faq/index.php/Actions
> -> Examples -> Save attachments and it seems to be what you are
> asking for.
> Claws actions basically work e.g. like piping the mail file "|
> your_script" or using %F like in the example. You can apply that
> action on all mails with attachment by sorting after attachment
> column and then mark these all; or use the 'ha' extendet search. Then
> right-click -> actions. With 3000 mails still could be calling for
> trouble, so good luck  (x
> * With IMAP, you probably need to have all mails fully download of
> course. _______________________________________________

You can also use the Perl and Python plugins to do clever stuff, but of
course it means some effort on the part of the user.

The developer community for Claws is a core of maybe half a dozen
people, so new features are often slow to appear or aimed at particular
itches that the devs need to scratch. Help is always welcome.


Brian Morrison

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