Tips and Tricks

Summary view in The Bat!

Summary view has been available in The Bat! for years now and it has become the default view in the latest versions. We would like to remind of this feature and share some ideas of its customization.

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Do you use the MailTicker?

MailTicker is a visual indicator that displays information about unread messages. It displays the sender and the subject of the message by default.

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The most helpful tools in The Bat!: Quick Search

The email client The Bat! offers the best tools for effective email management – this is what it is valued for by its users for more than 20 years. Quite often we just need to quickly find messages in the current message list. The Bat! developers have created a simple and handy tool for such cases, and namely the Quick Search.

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Message List Tabs: tricks for effective use

No doubt The Bat! users deal with a huge number of emails every day, and the sorting by message list tabs certainly helps speed up the search for messages in the long list. This article covers the most popular and simple ways of using this feature.

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SmartSpace

Everyone knows what the space bar is, but not everyone knows that it can jump from one unread message to the next unread message, across folders and accounts. 

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Redirect Messages – Fast and Easy

The Bat!’s mechanism of redirecting messages is multifunctional and easy-to-use. In this article we’ll guide you through this mechanism and tell about some similar features of the program.

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The Bat! and QR code – How Does it Work?

Starting with version 5, The Bat! can generate and send QR codes. Formats of QR codes can be: URLs, phone numbers, SMS, bookmarks, email addresses, email messages, business cards, geolocation data, WiFi access information and simple text without any attributes. If your mobile device has software that can receive and process these formats, the QR code will be decoded correspondingly.

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Speed Up Your Workflow with Virtual Folders

Virtual folders are designed to speed up your workflow, especially when you have more than one email account. They contain only messages meeting certain criteria, which you define in the virtual Folder dialogue. Unlike normal folders Virtual Folders hold only references to the original message.

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Postponed Sending - Useful Scheduling Option

Ritlabs, SRL made The Bat! users very happy by introducing postponed sending – A new and useful feature that is meant to help in cases when the correspondence delivery must be delayed for a certain period of time. We have created a user guide in order to get our users acquainted with the new option.

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Message Parking

Message parking is designed to prevent accidental deletion of valuable messages. When a message is parked, you will not be able to move it to another folder, nor will it be deleted or automatically purged. It is also impossible to delete a folder that contains one or more parked messages, or contains a sub-folder which contains a parked message.

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Menu Navigator

The Menu Navigator is one of The Bat!'s many powerful features that allows you to travel to a required menu item, even though you may have forgotten where it is!

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The Bat! Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts (hot keys) are combinations of keys that allow fast access to those menu functions you use more often and make it easier to navigate through the interface.

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