[Users] Bringing up a message display issue

Karen and Jim sindbergj at att.net
Thu Apr 12 01:58:37 CEST 2012

On Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:04:56 -0700
Chad Wallace <cwallace at lodgingcompany.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:40:31 -0400
> Karen and Jim <sindbergj at att.net> wrote:
> > The issues: 
> > !. The irregular action required to open a message.
> > 2. The message may appear in a pane/column
> > or separate window?  I want it in a separate window.
> > I get lucky most of the time, but everytime.
> > 
> > Still getting unusual tapping and keying responses.
> > Sometimes the message appears immediately, most times
> > not.  Maybe it will be in a separate window, maybe
> > not.
> I think what you want to do is,
> 1. uncheck "Message View" under Show/Hide on the View
> menu, and 2. set "Open message when selected" to "Never"
> in Preferences -> Display -> Summaries.
> I'm guessing that what happens is sometimes your
> double-click gets registered as a single click, which
> selects the message, and then if you have "Open message
> when selected" to "Always" it'll open up the message view
> even if you've closed it.
> Mine is set to "Never" and it behaves for me the way I
> think you want it to.  Single click selects the message
> and nothing more, and double click opens it in a new
> window.


My settings are already as you suggested.
I tested your clicking method and it works
as you mentioned.  Thanks.
Since I'm working on a laptop w/ a touchpad,
I'm used to tapping on the pad to get things


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