KMail forwarding. Was: Re: Kubuntu a dist in crisis?

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sun Oct 25 03:09:37 UTC 2009

On Saturday 24 October 2009, Thomas Olsen wrote:
>On 25/10-2009 02:29 Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at> wrote:
>> On Saturday 24 October 2009, Thomas Olsen wrote:
>> >On 25/10-2009 00:15 Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at> wrote:
>> >> On Saturday 24 October 2009, Thomas Olsen wrote:
>> >> >On 24/10-2009 23:20 Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at> wrote:
>> >> >> On Saturday 24 October 2009, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> >> >> >> Me too. I have stayed with Kubuntu Hardy and intend to stay put
>> >> >> >> until I can see that KDE4 is really sorted out.
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> >Please test KDE 4.3 and let me know which issues need to be sorted
>> >> >> >out. I will help file bugs on them. Thanks.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> I used to be able to fwd a message in several different modes in
>> >> >> kmail, but since the last update, that menu option is empty.  But
>> >> >> that is on an F10 install, so its off topic here, but...
>> >> >
>> >> >In 9.04 with KDE 4.3.2 it's in the toolbar but not in the menu. The
>> >> > subject has been mention previously on one of the lists - maybe
>> >> > kdepim-users.
>> >>
>> >> I installed that from the left list, but its as an attachment only, no
>> >>  choice of doing it inline so that one might add applicable comments. 
>> >> I miss that.
>> >
>> >"I installed that from the left list". Sorry - I don't understand what
>> > you mean.
>> Configuring the toolbar brings up a 2 panel window, with the left panel
>> showing what is available, the the right one showing what is already on
>> the toolbar.  I move it from the available (left) side to the toolbar
>> (right) side then used the up down arrows to put it where I wanted it.
>Ah. You were a step ahead of me.
>> >Don't you have a "Forward" button in your toolbar that you can press
>> > down and get the options: "As attachment", "Inline", "Redirect" and
>> > "With custom template"?
>> >Maybe try "Settings"=>"Configure toolbars".
>> Precisely.  But since this box does auto-repeats at about 4*10-ee33 a
>>  minute, I never stood on the button long enough for that to pop up, so I
>>  didn't know it was there.  Thank you very much!
>> If anyone manages to concoct a utility that can control the dwell time it
>> takes for the auto repeat, and the auto repeat itself throttled to say .5
>> seconds, and 20 chars a second after the auto repeat kicks in, they will
>>  have my undying gratitude, I spend 2/3rds of the time composing a
>> message going back and fixing the typu's this cccccreaattttes. 
>> <-example.  PIMA is what it is.
>In "System Settings"=>"Keyboard & Mouse" you should be able to do some

TBT it seems to help now, the last time I tried that, it had zero effect.  
Probably an update fixed it?

At any rate, it seems better behaved now, thank you.

>> But I have learned something, and I thank you very much.
>The small downwards pointing arrow on a toolbar icon is always a good hint
>that there's something hidden there :-)

I've seen it on several icons, but missed the connection.  Damn, I really am 
getting old...

>But i think it's a UI bug that the forward options aren't available in the
>"Message" menu.

So do I, its been there since about kde 1.2 or so.

Thanks Thomas.

Cheers, Gene
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