Re: [Evolution] Download individual mail account.

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 09:45 -0400, Matthew Barnes wrote:
On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 09:57 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
Evo doesn't provide for this, unfortunately. All you can is disable the
accounts you don't want, hit Send/Receive, then reenable them (which may
trigger them being downloaded anyway, I'm not sure).

This sucks and requests to change it date back years.

Hi Patrick,

Do you know of any particular bug #'s or mailing threads about this?
I've been wishing for this myself since I started using a POP account
recently and I'm trying to get some historical perspective on whether
there's complications involved or just no one has gotten around to it.

It's not one I've reported myself so I can't be certain it's in BZ, but
I know for a fact that it has been mentioned before and should be in the
archives, probably a few years back.

I would expect to be able to right-click on an account name and see a
"Send / Receive" item that would refresh just that account.  Or in the
case of "On This Computer", refresh any accounts that download mail to
your local Inbox.

Exactly. Every other MUA in the known universe does this so I don't see
why we have to be so special :-)


PS: OT, but if you're looking for something to do I have a few others
which I did report to BZ but haven't received any love :-), such as (or

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