[MlMt] Reading and archiving threads
alan.schmitt at polytechnique.org
Mon Jan 23 12:52:54 UTC 2012
On 23 Jan 2012, at 10:24, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
> On 23 Jan 2012, at 9:13, Alan Schmitt wrote:
>> I'm using the "Organize by thread" option, which gives me a very Mutt
>> like (although folded) view of the messages of a thread.
>> Unfortunately, I haven't found a workflow that easily lets me read
>> and archive a thread. More precisely, if I keep the thread folded,
>> every message (including unread ones) will be archived if I archive
>> it. So I first need to unfold the thread (right arrow), then archive
>> the message.
> Note that holding down ⌥ expands the entire thread when using right
> arrow or clicking on the triangle (standard Mac OS X feature). Another
> useful feature may be “Select Thread” (⌃⌘A) - to archive after
> reading the thread (even if not using “Organize by Thread”).
Good to know.
>> Could there be a "archive this message and jump to next unread in
>> thread" keyboard shortcut?
> I've just added 4 actions to the messages outline to be used for key
> bindings. After the next update you should be able to make a key
> binding like:
> "a" = ( "expand:", "archive:" );
> That should automatically expand the thread before archiving the
> currently selected message(s). The next one is then automatically
> selected if you are in a mailbox not showing archived messages. If you
> need to explicitly move to the next (unread) message then it can be
> done as follows:
> "a" = ( "expand:", "archive:", "nextUnreadMessage:" );
> The `expand:` selector may be the (only) useful one, but for the sake
> of completion I've introduced:
Sounds great, thanks a lot!
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