move mails to imap folders

Asked by Ingo W on 2013-09-15

Hi there,
I set up vm8.2.0b together with emacs 24.2. I want to sort incoming mails to particular folders, when some criteria are met. And I want to leave all my mails on an imap-server. So I set
 (setq vm-imap-account-alist
             ("imap-ssl:imap-server.xxx.xxx:993:inbox:login:<email address hidden>:*" "work")

I used to have something like when I spooled mails from an imap-server
(setq vm-auto-folder-alist
        ("To:" ("<email address hidden>" . "~/Mail/folders/GMT"))

Is there a way to get something similar done on an imap-server? What is your way do sort incoming mails on an imap-server?
Any advice would be very much appreciated

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #1

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Uday Reddy (reddyuday) said : #2

Since the IMAP servers are entirely independent of VM, there is no way to sort mail using VM. The IMAP server might provide ways to sorting mail. I don't know.

But what I do with VM is to define virtual folders for different classes of mail, and visit those virtual folders. The manual describes how to set up virtual folders.

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