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Re: viewing sent messages in rmail

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: viewing sent messages in rmail
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:01:17 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, Feb 26 2016, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> From: address@hidden (Svetlana A. Tkachenko)
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 23:18:08 +0000
>> Typing "i ~/SENT.MAIL RET" in Rmail works -- thank you! -- but it shows
>> up as a separate list from the incoming messages. How do I make RMAIL
>> show all e-mail (both incoming and outgoing) in the one rmail-summary
>> that it generates when it starts?
> You can't.  Rmail makes a separate summary for each folder.  (You
> could try redirecting FCC to your INBOX, but I don't recommend that.)
> If you want to see outgoing email as an incoming one, simply BCC
> yourself on each email you send, and you will receive a copy in your
> INBOX.  This works regardless of what Rmail does.

You may have solved the problem long ago, but for what's it worth I have 

(setq mail-archive-file-name (expand-file-name

in my ~/.emacs, which FCC's all outgoing email to a file I call OUT. I've
done this for a couple of years without any problems.

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