[Users] dead area in folder list

Brian Morrison bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Wed Apr 25 14:36:50 CEST 2018

On Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:23:43 +0100
Dave Howorth wrote:

> On Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:27:44 +0200
> Olaf Hering <olaf at aepfle.de> wrote:
> > In the folder list, each folder has an icon left to its name. On the
> > left beside that icon there is an area which allows to change the
> > icon from closed to open, and back. But that area does not actually
> > select and highlight the folder. Every other area does select that
> > folder. Anyone else seeing this behavior?  
> Yes, I see that behaviour. It appears to be useful to me, so I expect
> it is a deliberate piece of design.
> When I am rearranging which folders are open and which are closed, I
> do not want the focus to follow every click to the folders I am
> closing, for example. I will complete my rearrangement and then
> select a folder to view, if it is not the one I was at previously.

Entirely agree, wanting a folder tree or sub-tree expanded is not
necessarily because I want it selected, it's usually because I am about
to move some emails by drag and drop and I want to put them into a
folder that is normally hidden by its parent folder tree being


Brian Morrison

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