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Add ability to set custom name for Junk folder

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13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Stephen Renker, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: version 1.0.2 (20050317)

Please provide the ability to designate a folder name of the user's choice as 
the Junk folder, giving said folder all the special functionality usually 
granted to the Junk folder.

My office email comes from an IMAP server that pre-filters mail for spam. 
The "known spam" folder on our system, which I would like my Thunderbird to be 
able to treat as the Junk folder, is named RSPH_Spam. I'm told by the mail 
administrators that there are a number of scripts that rely on the spam folder 
having that special name, and it would be difficult to make the name of the 
spam folder customizable on their end.

Reproducible: Always

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Comment 1

13 years ago
If you go to Tools>Junk Mail Controls...>Move incoming messages determined to be
junk to:>Other: and select the RSPH_Spam folder, will that work?
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12 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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