[Users] problem with GoTo -> Next Unread Message

Igor Mammedov imammedo at redhat.com
Tue Sep 4 22:09:34 CEST 2012

On Tue, 4 Sep 2012 21:21:37 +0200
Ricardo Mones <ricardo at mones.org> wrote:

>   Hi Igor,
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2012 16:50:55 +0200
> Igor Mammedov <imammedo at redhat.com> wrote:
> > When in Preferences->Display->Summaries option 'Show "no unread (or
> > new) message" dialog' is set to "Assume 'No'", action "GoTo -> Next
> > Unread Message" works only within currently selected folder. If 'Show
> > "no unread (or new) message" dialog' is set to "Assume 'Yes'", then
> > action "GoTo -> Next Unread Message" works across all folders.
> > 
> > So question is: is "GoTo -> Next Unread Message" supposed to work
> > differently depending on 'Show "no unread (or new) message" dialog'
> > value? It looks like a bug for me.
>   It's a feature: when no assumption is made and "Always" is selected
> behaviour is to ask whether you want to go to next folder with unread
> messages. If you answer no, it stays in current folder, if you answer
> yes, it goes across folders until a unread message is found.
>   The assumptions are just to set one of both behaviours by default.

Current naming doesn't give a clue about enabling cross-folder 
"goto next/prev unread (or new) message".
Perhaps option name should reflect what you just said?

>   regards,
> -- 
>   Ricardo Mones 
>   ~
>   Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.          Carl Sagan


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