[NBLUG/talk] thunderbird filter problem

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Mon Mar 17 10:29:08 PDT 2008

steven smith wrote:
> David Rosenstrauch wrote:
>> Believe it or not, this is actually a bizarre "feature".  If you 
>> right-click on one of those folders and check the box for "check this 
>> folder for new messages", then TBird will do it automatically, but 
>> otherwise not.  And, yeah, this appears to need to be done on a 
>> case-by-case basis for every folder.
> I wonder if you only see this check box with IMAP.  I don't 
> have it on my version of Tbird, but I am using POP.  You 
> just mouse-over a folder and right-click and it's a 
> check-box option, right?

Umm, yeah, I guess so.  Just right click on a folder, and this should 
pop up:




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