[Users] Scary composer feature: disappearing address fields

blind Pete peter_s_d at fastmail.com.au
Fri Jan 29 08:38:20 CET 2016

On Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:42:19 +0100
Ralf Mardorf <info.mardorf at rocketmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:36:51 +0100, wwp wrote:
> >On Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:30:38 -0700 Charlie Kravetz
> >> Instead of designing for the smallest possible device, designing
> >> for usability would work. The area used to be 5 lines, now it
> >> defaults to two. Taking it back to 5 lines would eliminate most of
> >> these issues.
> >The ruler still exist to make more room.
> >
> >And it's not really 2 in fact, it's N+1, where N is the necessary
> >sufficient number of recipient header(s) following the context (1
> >when composing, 1 or more when replying, etc.). +1 being for a new
> >recipient to add.
> Wrong, the default size is fixed, likely 2 address lines without
> scrolling, as Charlie already pointed out, the size doesn't change,
> but we can resize the window segment to what ever size we wish and
> Claws remembers that size, so we don't need to do it again and again,
> if we prefer another default.

Ah, the default.  Seasoned users have adjusted it to suit themselves,
as they should, but beginners should be presented with "obvious mode"
rather than "race tuned" mode.  


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