Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

Filing Messages in Other Mailboxes

You can file some incoming messages by manually moving or copying them into specific mailboxes.

To Manually File Messages in Other Mailboxes

    Select the messages that you want to file and do one of the following:

For convenience, you can:

To Drag and Drop Messages to Other Mailboxes

  1. Make sure Mailer is open on the desktop and its Message Header List is visible.

  2. Open the mailbox to which you want to move the message and make sure you can see the Message Header List.

  3. Select the message to be moved.

  4. Drag the message and drop it onto the appropriate mailbox Message Header List.

    The message is moved to the end of the target mailbox.

    You can also drag and drop a message to the file icon of the target mailbox in File Manager. With this method, Mailer places a copy of the message in the target mailbox instead of moving it.