Assigning a keyboard shortcut to a menu item in Ximian Evolution

This article was first written in March 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/113) You have to be root to do this, so be careful [1]. Edit the file evolution-mail-message.xml in /usr/share/evolution/1.4/ui/ or /opt/gnome/share/evolution/1.4/ui/ (depending on your distribution). Search for example…

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Activating the spellchecker in Ximian Evolution

This article was first written in February 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/111) To activate the spell-checker in Ximian Evolution (tested on Debian Sarge, but should apply to any Evolution 1.4.x and later), install the gnome-spell package and the…

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Ximian Evolution Sorting by Thread

If one use the thread-sorting of e-mails, he may fall into the problem that Ximian/Novell Evolution does follow the In-Reply-To: header to understand that two mails are of the same thread. Microsoft Outlook has a different way to do it [1],…

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Saving the local addressbook of Evolution 1.4.x

This article was first written in March 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/112) It is sometimes usefull to save the local (i.e. stored on your local hard-drive) addressbook of Ximian Evolution for backup or to use it elsewhere… To…

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