I set Thunderbird up two nights ago and was really impressed with the ease of
setup. Adding two gmail accounts was a breeze and they each have their own
inbox as I wanted.

Scott, you have intrigued me, how does one set different 'Get Mail' times for
each account? I presume it is in the account setup somewhere?

While I'm asking questions, is there a good web site for Thunderbird
support/information? I haven't gotten to spend much time with it yet but will
probably really dig in this weekend.



-----Original Message-----
From: pctech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pctech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Scott Johnson
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 10:06 AM
To: PC Technical Discussion for iSeries Users
Subject: Re: [PCTECH] Multiple accounts in Thunderbird

As David has already said, you can do it both ways. Thunderbird is very
configurable. I do believe you can have any combination of which inbox emails
are put when they first come in without setting up a single rule.
Right now I have it set-up with 8 separate email accounts. Each one has its own
inbox. They can even have different 'Get Mail' times.

-- Scott

Rick.Chevalier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I thinking about installing Thunderbird on my PC and am trying to workout in
my mind how I want it set up before attempting the install. There will be at
least two e-mail accounts (gmail) and I want each one to download into a
separate 'inbox' to keep them separated. The interface and usability should
be as intuitive as possible.

My main question is if there will be a default inbox and I need to set up
rules to move messages into separate folders as I would in Outlook.

In addition, how is the sending account determined? I presume that it will
use the receiving account when replying, but what about new messages?

Rick Chevalier
AmeriCredit ITS

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