KMail, "Smart Quoting" stopped working
Many thanks Glenn! That did the trick.
BTW, I too was tweaking a second account (just the log-in settings)
when Smart Quoting stopped.
Byron - WA4GEG
On Wednesday 17 December 2008 08:30:24 am Glenn R Williams wrote:
> On Wednesday 17 December 2008 07:26:26 Byron Campbell wrote:
> > Kmail 1.10.3, in KDE 4.1.3 (Kubuntu 8.10)
> > Kmail's "smart quoting" when replying to mail stopped
> > functioning. Now, when replaying to mail, the composer window
> > opens as a blank page as if smart quoting is turned off, which it
> > isn't.
> > Double checking the settings in:
> > KMail > Settings > Configure Kmail > Composer > General > Use
> > Smart Quoting
> > Use Smart Quoting remains checked. I tried un-checking, Applying,
> > Ok'ing, then going back in and checking it again, and Applying,
> > and Ok'ing etc. but no joy.
> > Any ideas on how to get KMail's message quoting back to working?
> > --> Maybe dump a config file somewhere and reentering all my
> > KMail account settings from scratch?
> > Byron
> I had a similar thing when I added a new Identity. I instructed
> Kmail to copy an existing identity. But somehow it didn't copy the
> templates over. This is what instructs kmail HOW to build a
> response, forward etc. My solution was to go into my original
> kmail --> settings --> configure kmail --> Default
> Then I temporarily clicked on "Use Custom Templates under the
> Templates tab. Click on "Reply to Sender". You should see a
> template that looks like this:
> %REM="Default reply template"%-
> On %ODATEEN %OTIMELONGEN you wrote:
> or something similar. This is what actually tells kmail to quote.
> You can copy this (or my fragment above) into your Identity and
> tell kmail to use Custom templates. Just check that each table hase
> something other than "%BLANK". (You can also do this BEFORE
> actually copying anything :-) )
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