[neomutt-users] How preserve message states (new, old, important) across folder close/reopen?
mtlagm at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 14:03:48 CET 2019
This is a kind of follow-up on the issue I have reported a while
back in "Old (O) messages shown as new (N) in index".
While mark_old = yes solved the original problem, I see that it
also prevents, as intended, to keep new messages as such when
the folder is closed. I.e., when the folder is reopened all new
(N) messages are now marked old (O).
In Mutt I was able to keep them N by disabling mark_old. Hence,
when reopening a folder I would find the state of all messages
as I have left them (N, O, !, or read).
In Neomutt I cannot achieve this.
If I set mark_old, then N messages are converted automatically
to O when folder is closed/reopen — and this is fine.
But if I unset mark_old (mark_old = no) all O messages are
automatically converted to N on folder close/reopen.
This is different from Mutt behavior and actually prevents
keeping messages in any of N and O states indefinitely, as I
Is this intended?
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