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6. The menu options of Sylpheed-Claws.

The menu in Sylpheed is the primary entry to all the things you can do with Sylpheed. The menu structure gives you following options:

6.1 File menu

6.2 Edit menu

6.3 View menu

The view menu allows you to change the way that Sylpheed appears. You can set different windows separately (folder view, messages etc.), enable or disable the statusbar and so on. It contains also the commands to toggle the display of some parts of the current message, or sort the messsages in the selected folder based on different attributes.

6.4 Message menu

Here you find the following options:

A note on functions like Move, Copy and Delete: if you did not specify to execute the commands immediately (in the configuration), you will have to select the Execute command. This is a button in the toolbar, and can also be found in the Tools menu.

6.5 Tools menu

In the Tools menu are grouped the filters control, address book access, log window control, and various utilities.

6.6 Configuration menu

In the Configuration menu, clearly, you can set up Sylpheed-Claws the way you want it to work and react.

6.7 Help menu

This menu lets you look at the manual and FAQ of Sylpheed, and you can also see the "about" window with some information about copyrights, compiled-in features, etc.

6.8 Context menu

You can pull up context menus (through clicking button2) for the folder tree and the summary pane. (windows users: button2 is the right mouse button.)

In the folder view you can add, rename and remove folders through the context menu. You can also set the folder properties, specify specific processing rules, empty trash, etc.

In the message summary you can do a host of things from the context menu, like viewing message headers, opening a message in a separate window (also possible by double clicking on a message), color-labelling them, etc.


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