[MlMt] Stop mail download

Phil Dobbin phildobbin at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 11:58:24 EST 2015

On 23/12/2015 16:43, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
> On 23 Dec 2015, at 17:35, Phil Dobbin wrote:
>     I've just downloaded MailMate & I'm /very/ impressed.
> Thanks for trying out MailMate.
>     So far it's downloaded 125,000 messages from what has turned out
>     to be a malfunctioning Gmail account (it's set only to download
>     messages from 13:00 hrs this afternoon but it's spewing them out
>     regardless).
> I'm not sure I understand how it's set to do that (or what is set to 
> do that)...
>     MailMate is handling the situation well but it's now time to try &
>     stop it. I don't want to quit as I suspect it'll only restart the
>     downloads again when I reboot it,
> Yes, it'll continue what it was doing before you quit it.
>     so is there a way I can halt the downloads for the time being?
> Yes, select the account under SOURCES in the mailbox list and then 
> select “Mailbox ▸ Take Offline”. This can also be done for individual 
> mailboxes within the account if needed.
Hi, Benny.

Thanks for that. MailMate was starting to lock up.

The email account in question repeatedly keeps downloading thousands of 
messages & I've tried all avenues to get it to cease its behaviour but 
to no avail...

MailMate looks great though :-)

Thanks again for your help,



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