[Users] problem with GoTo -> Next Unread Message
ricardo at mones.org
Wed Sep 5 00:42:01 CEST 2012
On Tue, 4 Sep 2012 22:09:34 +0200
Igor Mammedov <imammedo at redhat.com> wrote:
> Ricardo Mones <ricardo at mones.org> wrote:
> > 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?
If you mean the option in Preferences/Display/Summaries, yep.
Maybe some tooltip could be added or another label below with a brief
explanation, hopefully shorter than mine.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but
that's not why we do it. Richard Feynman
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