KMail Tips, Tricks and Secrets
Add Custom Header Lines to Emails with KMail
Add hidden messages to your emails or overwrite the "User-Agent". Here's how to add or change header lines in KMail.
Assign a Custom Icon to a Folder in KMail
Using a custom icon, every folder in KMail can get a distinctive face and give you a visual clue to its contents instantly.
Check for New Mail Periodically in KMail
Have KMail check for new mail periodically for you.
Create Folders for Organizing Mail in KMail
Create a KMail folder for every mailing list, for every colleague, for every day, or for any other way you're organizing your mail. But create KMail folders!
Delete a Message Bypassing the Trash in KMail
If you want a message in KMail to vanish into email nirvana without going to the trash fist, here's how to do it.
Delete Expired Messages Automatically when you Exit KMail
When you quit, KMail can clean up automatically and expire old mail from all folders.
Enable Message Threading Globally in KMail
Make KMail put together the emails that belong together and read discussions in their logical order.
Forward a Message as an Attachment with KMail
KMail, the smart email client, does the right thing when forwarding an email almost automatically.
How to Access Your Email Remotely From Another Computer and Location
Would you like to access your email not only from the computer at home or work but also remotely from any place and computer with an internet connection?
How to View the Source of a Message in KMail
Have KMail open the source to an email you have received so you can see all the details of how it is constructed, where it is coming from, and what servers it went through.
Make KMail Play a Sound When New Mail Arrives
Have KMail announce new, incoming mail with a nice sound.
Move a Message Quickly in KMail
Tired of long journeys with your mouse to move a message in KMail? Here's an alternative, fast way to move messages using a smart keyboard shortcut.
Post to Mailing Lists Easily with KMail
If you filter your mailing lists to special folders in KMail, here's how to make sending an email to a list as easy as reading it.
Prefer HTML for Mail in a Folder in KMail
Read newsletters in their full HTML formatting glory easily without compromising security and privacy in KMail.
Remove Old Mail from the KMail Trash Automatically
Do you like to take out the trash? Neither do I, and neither do the developers of KMail. So they've built in a smart feature that lets you have KMail do the job of keeping the trash folder clean automatically.
Select the Next and Previous Message Quickly in KMail
Go to the next or preview message in the list with the pressing of a key in KMail.
Set up a Virtual Folder in KMail
Make emails turn up in all contexts that make sense by setting up virtual folders in KMail that automatically collect all messages matching certain criteria.
Use Any Text Editor with KMail
If you'd rather use vim or emacs (or any other editor) to type and format your emails, here's how to make KMail work with your favorite editing tool.
View a Message Using a Fixed Font in KMail
Some emails are made to be viewed using a fixed width font. In KMail, it's easy to comply.