Tag Archives: email

Copying “Sent Items” on the mail server

Mail clients nowadays offer you the option of saving a copy of outgoing messages in a Sent folder, and in fact most modern mail clients do this by default (that sure wasn’t the case when I first started using email, 23 years ago!). Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work so well. Here’s another option to for… Read More »

Hack of the day: auto-filing IMAP “Sent Items” folder

I file my email in different IMAP folders, grouped by topic rather than the “received messages in one folder, sent in another” model imposed nowadays by most mail clients.  It’s easy to keep the messages I receive organized by topic — when I’m done handling a message, I simply move it into the appropriate folder.… Read More »