[MlMt] Really making default email account stick

Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist at freron.com
Thu May 16 08:28:58 EDT 2013

On 16 May 2013, at 12:26, Dr Gregory Jefferis wrote:

> I have a common inbox for two email accounts (work and gmail). I 
> happened to set the gmail account up first even though I use the work 
> account for >95% of my email. Now in some situations where mailmate 
> has limited information about my intentions it uses my gmail account.  
> An example is when I click on a mailto link in an email sent to my 
> work address.
> I have actually set
> defaults write com.freron.MailMate MmDefaultAccount -string 
> 'imap://username@imap.example.com'
> to my work account without any obvious effect.

The string part of the above should exactly match the `serverURL` value 
found in the following file:

	~/Library/Application Support/MailMate/Sources.plist

You should verify that.

> Would anyone have any ideas for how to ensure that my default send 
> account is the one that I prefer?

Let me know if the above does not help you. And I'll make yet another 
note that I should make it easier to change the behavior of MailMate for 
new messages :-)

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