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Opened 21 months ago

Closed 5 months ago

#383 closed enhancement (fixed)

Better support for editing redirected mails in the Drafts folder

Reported by: tboeckel Owned by: tboeckel
Priority: normal Milestone: YAM 2.10
Component: user interface Version: 2.8
Severity: major Keywords: write window edit redirect
Cc: OS Platform: All
Blocked By: Blocking:
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Description (last modified by tboeckel)

Problem

Currently redirected but not yet sent mails can be moved back to the Drafts folder for further editing. However, YAM is not yet aware that it has to handle such mails in a different manner like it did originally.

Analysis

Mails to be edited must be analyzed before the write window with the corresponding GUI elements in created. Currently the window is created first and after that the mail is analyzed and then the GUI is filled accordingly. But at this time the decision whether the write window has to appear as normal write window (write, edit, reply, forward) or as a redirect window has been done already.

Enhancement recommendation

Either restructure the process to analyze the mail ahead of creating the write window or relayout the write window in normal mode to be suitable for redirecting mails as well, i.e. disable or hide all GUI elements which are not needed.

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comment:1 Changed 21 months ago by tboeckel

  • Keywords edit added

comment:2 Changed 21 months ago by tboeckel

(In [6559]) * mui/WriteWindow.c: as a temporary workaround for future changes the write window will not allow to save the mail to the Drafts folder when it is in redirecting mode. This is necessary as there is currently no way edit yet unsent but redirected mails in the Drafts folder. Furthermore redirected mails have been excluded from the autosave process anyway as there is not much to loose except the modified addresses. This refs #383.

comment:3 Changed 19 months ago by tboeckel

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:4 Changed 16 months ago by damato

  • Milestone changed from YAM 2.9 to YAM future release

comment:5 Changed 16 months ago by damato

  • Status changed from new to accepted

comment:6 Changed 6 months ago by damato

  • Milestone changed from YAM future release to YAM 2.10
  • OS Platform set to All
  • Priority changed from undecided to normal

comment:7 Changed 5 months ago by tboeckel

  • Owner set to tboeckel
  • Status changed from accepted to assigned

comment:8 Changed 5 months ago by tboeckel

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

In 8007:

  • YAM_WR.c: reworked the creation of the edit mail window to examine the mail ahead of creating the window. This makes it possible to edit redirected mails in the Drafts folder. This closes #383.

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