[Users] Feature request: Make search "Clear" button reset search mode

Shai Berger shai at platonix.com
Thu Jan 10 22:24:35 CET 2019

On Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:28:22 +0100
Andrej Kacian <ticho at claws-mail.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:57:12 +0200
> Shai Berger <shai at platonix.com> wrote:
> > No, because the problem -- and I have probably not made this clear
> > earlier -- is not when I do consecutive searches. It's when I do a
> > search, clear it, work for a while with no search, then go to search
> > again, to find that the search term I'm inserting is completely
> > mis-interpreted because search mode was left the way it was for my
> > last search, which was not even done through the search pane. I
> > usually don't realize I'm in the wrong mode until the search fails
> > and the textbox turns red.  
> Perhaps the reply-finder should simply reset the search mode back to
> what it was before it was triggered?

That would definitely work for me. Actually, the way the reply-finder
works now seems to mix its implementation into the UI in a surprising,
and from my POV suboptimal way; I would rather it not change any of the
search UI at all, if possible.


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