Hi Albrecht!

On 08/10/2018 03:47:29 PM Fri, Albrecht Dreß wrote:
Hi all,

attached is a little patch which tries to improve the creation of IMAP folders:

(1) The “Remote IMAP mailbox” option is not really useful as the typical use 
case is a “Remote IMAP folder”.  Thus, remove
this option from mailbox tree view context and the Balsa ▶ New menus.  In order 
to support existing configs, it is not removed from the preferences dialogue 
and from loading and saving the config (which we could do if we want to drop 
this option completely).

To my mind, it should also be removed from the Preferences 'Mail options' page, 
'Remore mailbox servers', 'Add' option; the 'Modify' option should still work, 
but allowing the creation of new ones here would be confusing. Load from and 
save to config can stay for legacy ssetups.

(2) Creation of IMAP Subfolders: the existing dialogue is somewhat clumsy as 
the parent has to be selected from a tree view.  The patch creates the 
subfolder either for the selected mailbox (via  Balsa ▶ New), or from the 
folder for which the context menu has been opened.  Therefore, the option is 
omitted/greyed out when the selected folder is not an IMAP folder.

Much more convenient and intuitive!

 As a little eye candy, the empty lines in the context menu are replaced by 

Nice touch!

This is just a start for improving the ui, e.g. in the dialogue for the 
modification the parent selection could be limited to the folders on the same 
IMAP server, subscription could be handled in a tree view with check boxes, etc.


Looks great--I'll push later.



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