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Opened 5 years ago

Closed 14 months ago

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#40 closed enhancement (fixed)

Jump to oldest unread msg on a per folder basis

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: tboeckel
Priority: low Milestone: YAM 2.9
Component: user interface Version:
Severity: minor Keywords:
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changed the "jumping to the first unread and/or most recent message when entering a folder" functionality to be configurable on a per folder basis instead of a being a global option only.

Description (last modified by damato)

Beginning with version 2.3 of YAM, the message list scrolls automatically to the oldest unread message whenever a folder is opened.

While this is a good idea for some folders (like incoming, or any folder where I keep current on all messages), for others it is not. I follow a number of mailing lists in which I read messages only sporadically, and I keep several months of messages online. With such groups, it takes an extra couple of seconds to open the folder because of scanning for read/unread messages, and then I have to manually scroll back to the current messages to see what's new. I don't want to manually mark all messages as read, because it's an extra step and because it is useful for me to know which old messages I've looked at and which I haven't.

Could this process of scanning for the oldest unread message upon opening a folder be made optional on a folder-by-folder basis? That would give us all the best of both worlds.


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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by damato

I totally agree with you! The way the message list behave when you enter it should absolutely be optional. This was one reason why I waited so long upgrading to YAM2.3 ...

Please.. don't force us all to use new "features" by default.. that's the microsoft's way of doing things..not the Amiga way..


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comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by damato

  • Priority changed from major to undecided
  • Severity set to major

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by damato

  • Component changed from stable build to undefined

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by damato

  • Cc yamos-svn@… removed

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by damato

  • Component changed from undefined to user interface
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Milestone set to YAM 2.9
  • Priority changed from undecided to low
  • Severity changed from major to minor
  • Status changed from new to accepted

Valid and makes sense.

comment:6 Changed 18 months ago by damato

  • Owner changed from somebody to damato
  • Status changed from accepted to assigned

comment:7 Changed 16 months ago by AmigaPhil

This will be solved at the same time of fixing #284 (and #410 ).

You will then just have to set the "View" cycle gadget to whatever you want (eg. "New") for your folders.

comment:8 Changed 14 months ago by tboeckel

  • Owner changed from damato to tboeckel

comment:9 Changed 14 months ago by tboeckel

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

(In [7154]) * YAM_FO.c, misc: jumping to the first unread and/or most recent message when entering a folder is now a per folder option instead of a global option. This closes #40.

comment:10 Changed 12 months ago by damato

  • Release Notes modified (diff)

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