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{Opera Mail 1.0} How can I change location of Opera Mail storage directory?

  • Make sure that mail root durectory is pointing to the correct folder, the one that has omailbase,accounts.ini and so on.

  • @leocg
    That's exactly what I did - twice! - as I explained in detail in my previous message at 4:25 PM today, but it didn't work.

  • @emc

    No, that went automatically and everything is OK. Kindly read my message of April 7, at the head of this Discussion, and my other questions. I would welcome your suggestions, if you have any. Thx!

    1. I rebooted my pc (it runs on Windows 7)

    No need to do it

    Mail Root Directory=G:/Opera Mail >

    Try Mail Root Directory=G:\Opera Mail

  • @leocg
    I had tried that before, knowing that the slash < / > I had used could have been the wrong one, and that I should probably have used < \ >, but it hadn't helped.
    I was thinking that maybe the instruction < Mail Root Directory=G:\Opera Mail > should go under some heading other than "Mail" in < operaprefs.ini >, and/or that my < Opera Mail > file should be transferred from < C:\Utenti\Guido\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera Mail > to a different place than just < G:\Opera Mail >.
    I haven't tried to create a folder < G:\Opera|Opera Mail > - do you think that could do the trick?
    Thanks!

  • maybe the instruction should go under some heading other than "Mail"

    Nope, Mail is the right place.

    What do you have under G;\Opera Mail?

  • @leocg

    Nothing, now: I even deleted the empty folder with that name that I had created.
    Thank you for taking so much trouble - it's the first time ever that I cannot solve such a stupid problem, by myself or with the help of some nice person like you...
    Most of what I found in forums etc. refers to Opera's old mail program, and I have noticed that there are a lot of perplexed users around, now that there's Opera Mail.

  • Make sure that g:\opera mail had the same content of your current mail folder. Check help > about ooera to see the path.

  • @leocg

    Thx. This is what it looks like:

    Preferenze
    C:\Users\Guido\AppData\Roaming\Opera Mail\Opera Mail\operaprefs.ini
    Sessione salvata
    C:\Users\Guido\AppData\Roaming\Opera Mail\Opera Mail\sessions\autopera.win
    Cartella di Opera
    C:\Users\Guido\AppData\Roaming\Opera Mail\Opera Mail
    Cartella della posta
    C:\Users\Guido\AppData\Local\Opera Mail\Opera Mail\mail

    I suppose I should work on < Cartella della posta >, since that's where my stuff presently resides. If it's so, which < Opera Mail > folder should I remove, to be placed into < G:\Opera Mail >? The first or the second? In other words, the final result should be:
    1.
    G:\Opera Mail\Opera Mail\mail
    or just
    2.
    G:\Opera Mail\mail ?

    Thx again, and good night!

  • The last path that you've listed is your mail folder. Copy/move it to your G drive and change the path in operaprefs.ini.

  • @leocg

    That sounds better. I'll work on it in the next days, and than I'll come back and tell you.

  • @leocg

    Sorry, I obviously meant < ... and then ... >