Re: tell me how to do this (mass tagging of messages)

Subject: Re: tell me how to do this (mass tagging of messages)

Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:29:59 +0100

To: Jeff Templon,


From: David Edmondson

On Wednesday, 2018-10-17 at 13:39:10 +02, Jeff Templon wrote:

> Hi,
> David Edmondson <> writes:
>> On Wednesday, 2018-10-17 at 10:06:18 +02, Jeff Templon wrote:
>>> So how do I make sure that I'm operating on the messages themselves
>>> (only one of the 14 messages is marked 'spam') and not the threads?
>> In this context, does it matter? If you remove 'spam' from the entire
>> thread it will affect only that one message, as it's the only one with
>> the tag.
> Right.  Poor example.  I guess the better question is, in a screen full
> of threads matching a particular query, how do I do a mass action on
> only those messages that match the query and not on the threads?

There's no easy way to do that now.

Maybe we should make it such that a prefix argument to the tag operation
affects only matching messages in the affected threads?

You took the words right out of my mouth.
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