[MlMt] default mailbox for find

Eric Sharakan esharakan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 09:09:42 EDT 2021

Hi John, in the search bar at the top of the main window is a little pulldown right next to the magnifying glass.  In there is a Default Mailbox selection menu.  See if changing that resolves it.


On 28 Oct 2021, at 8:05, John Doherty via mailmate wrote:

> I got this changed to:
> $ defaults read com.freron.MailMate MmMailboxChooserBindings
> (
>         {
>         long = "imap://user@foo.example.com/All%20Messages";
>         short = "All%20Messages";
>     }
> )
> But that did not change the behavior. When I click on a message header to find other messages that match, it still defaults to searching in the mailbox that used to be listed there.
> On Thu 2021-10-28 05:47 AM MDT -0600, <jld at jld3.net> wrote:
>> Following up on my own message again, I notice this in the output of "defaults read com.freron.MailMate":
>>     MmMailboxChooserBindings =     (
>>                 {
>>             long = "imap://user@foo.example.com/XXX";
>>             short = XXX;
>>         }
>>     );
>> Where "imap://user@foo.example.com" is the same as the value of MmDefaultAccount and "XXX" is the name of the smart mailbox that is seemingly being used as the default search target. I guess this may be the reason.
>> I also notice that the value of MmDefaultAccount is an account that no longer exists. That doesn't seem to be causing any problems but it's interesting to note.
>> Not exactly sure how to change this to work the way it used to and of course, no idea how it got to be this way.
>> On Thu 2021-10-28 05:24 AM MDT -0600, <jld at jld3.net> wrote:
>>> Hi, I often use the Mailmate feature of clicking on part of a message header -- From:, Subject:, To: -- to find other messages that match. I love this feature.
>>> Until recently, when I did that, Mailmate would select and search in the "All Messages" mailbox, which is exactly what I want. But now it is selecting and searching within a particular recently-created smart mailbox, which is never what I want.
>>> No idea what I did to change this behavior and no idea how to get back to the previous behavior. Does anybody have any suggestions? Thanks.
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