If viewing messages in INBOX in decending, threaded order...reading all messages in a thread will dim the top level message when thread is collapsed. (as expected) If a new message comes into that thread, the top level message still stays dimmed. So previously read threads with new messages do not indicate there are new messages in that thread if collapsed. This behavior results in new messages being unnoticed until the reader opens the thread to find (surprise) new unread messages that have been sitting. If a new message comes into a previously read thread, the top level message should hilite if not already expanded. Chris
Summary: New messages in thread do not hilite thread → New messages in thread do not highlight thread listing
Chris, does this problem still occur with the latest builds? Try 1.0 RC1. If this problem no longer occurs, please resolve the bug. If it still occurs, let us know. Also, you're talking about newsgroups, or what?
I am using NS6.2.2, and the problem still occurs. This is in the *mail* client, reading imap mail messages. Try this....send yourself a mail, subject 'test' (make sure the main mail window is in threaded view). Check messages. Read the new message. Reply to it, "test123" in body, send. Check messages again. Ding...new mail will arrive, but the parent message 'test' remains "read". However, it's now the leader for a thread where it wasn't before. Frequently, unread messages will hide in collapsed threads whose parent shows 'read'. I have to open all threads to see where the new mail went, or change the view to 'unread' to find them. Perhaps there's a new hilite state... "read", "unread", "thread unread"...meaning there are unread messages in this *collapsed* thread. I can try w/1.0rc1 and see if that addresses it, will update success/fail.
Mozilla does not show threaded view... when I tried what you said, I had one listing called "test" and another listing called "Re: test"... Mozilla does not collapse similar messages into one listing. It looks like a Netscape-only bug. For now I will render it INVALID. If you try Mozilla 1.0RC1 and the same bug occurs (although I don't see how it could, seeing as how Mozilla does not use threaded view), feel free to reopen it.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Chris, with the 6.2.3 released Netscape build and later, if you sort by thread in an IMAP folder, the top level message will indicate tehre is an unread thread by displaying a green down arrow, hope this helps you. Verified
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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