google mail and thunderbird -

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at
Fri Feb 29 23:30:06 UTC 2008

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at> wrote:
>  My ISP,, has switched all their e-mail accounts to "gmail."
>  I am accustomed to having all my mail neatly sorted into directories
>  with Thunderbird mail.
>  Suddenly I have almost 800 messages dumped into one list broken into
>  pages of fifty lines.  I found a rudimentary filter system but it
>  doesn't appear to sort my mail into directories as I am accustomed to?
>  Or I may be missing something ...
>  Can someone tell me how to deal with this mess?  At least point me in
>  the right direction.  I am still in shock and not sure what to do next!
>  Bob Goodwin

Setup labels in your Gmail account, and connect to it via IMAP, the
labels are represented as Folders in thunderbird.

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