Recommendations for Thunderbird settings when it hangs copying to "sent folder"

Klaus P. Pieper pub.kp2.pieper at
Wed Oct 26 10:10:04 EDT 2005

twk schrieb:

> Klaus,
> The way I solved this was by designating a specific folder to be my 
> sent  folder (in my case "out"), adding the "anyone p" privelege to 
> the folder, then replacing the "save a copy" action with a BCC with 
> plus addressing to the "out" folder (twk+out at Then, a copy 
> of the message is actually sent to the sent folder, which is not 
> dependent on the copy action in Thunderbird.
> I have used this for years and it works flawlessly
> 2 caveats :
> - our sendmail rules normalize everything to lower case, so the folder 
> name must be all lower case letters
> - everything in the "out" folder appears as a unread message. I 
> occasionally select all the messages and mark them as read.


thanks. I'll try Ken's advise first and use your proposal if that won't 


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