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Nested IMAP folders

| nestedFolders.gif | Most mail readers are capable of displaying nested IMAP folders, as show to the right. However, they don't allow you to create the nested directory structure, only to display it; you have to use Linux commands to do it. Here is how to set up a nested folder hierarchy in your IMAP folders.

The steps are:

  • Find the location of your IMAP mail files; click on the web link if you don't know where this is. (Before the IMAP file switch, this will be probably be your home directory or ~/mail; after the switch, it will probably be /a/mail/folders/$user, where $user is the name of your Nevis account.) |

-- WilliamSeligman - 24 Dec 2008

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Topic revision: r1 - 2008-12-24 - WilliamSeligman
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