On Sep 29, 7:22*pm, Annailís wrote:
> Craig wrote:
> >> From: Christian Riechers
> >> Newsgroups: mozilla.support.thunderbird
> >> Subject: Re: Weird IMAP effect

>
> >> On 9/29/2009 4:53 PM, P. De Buck wrote:

>
> >>> The problem remains after restarting. There is no offline setting used
> >>> in the account settings.

>
> >> Sounds like something is screwed in the summary file. Try these steps:
> >> Right click on your Inbox folder - choose 'Properties' - 'Rebuild Index'.

>
> > The above exchange makes me ask:

>
> > Is there a faq or blurb somewhere about maintaining TBird?

>
> > The reason I ask is that, although I know about backups & compacting
> > folders, this is the first time I (remembered/heard of) rebuilding
> > indices. And perhaps there's more to know so as to keep one's client
> > humming smoothly.

>
> > tia,:
> > -Craig

>
> This is a beginning:
>
> >http://kb.mozillazine.org/Keep_it_wo...Thunderbird%29

>
> --
> Annailís


I didn't see "Rebuild Index" in the suggestions there. By the way I
tried it and found two things:
1) a couple of junk mails appeared from nowhere.
2) most messages that asked for e-mail read notification were reset
to ask for notification when I opened them again.

Regards,
Gabor