This is a request from someone else who has a list of classmates' emails. He needs a facility to insert a list of addresses in an email to send the current list to new people he's found. There doesn't seem to be any easy way to do this in 4.x, since lists only expand in To/CC/BCC fields, and he doesn't want to send to most people on the list. Hence it would be nice to have an Insert Address(es) action where you can select a list of cards/lists from the address book, have all lists expanded, the addresses sorted, and then have them appear in the body separated by commas or newlines (at the user's choice). Is there an easier way to do this right now?
I will see what I can do here. It looks like this should be possible to accomplish with drag and drop.
Sounds feasible, if not a little obscure. Maybe augment it with a "Copy E-Mail Addresses" menu option to make it more obvious?
Bouncing to later milestone
Target Milestone: M15 → M20
Mass move mailnews bugs to Putterman. Ouch.
Assignee: hangas → putterman
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Move to future target milestone for review in a later release. Add helpwanted keyword.
Target Milestone: M20 → Future
reassigning to chuang.
Assignee: putterman → chuang
QA Contact: esther → pmock
QA Contact: pmock → fenella
*** Bug 91743 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
reassigning to racham
Assignee: chuang → racham
Changing summary from "Ability to add addresses to body." to "New Message, select a list and display addresses expanded instead of list name", allowing the user to delete unwanted recipients.
Summary: Ability to add addresses to body. → New Message, select a list and display addresses expanded instead of list name
I think bhuvan fixed this during 0.9.8.
To have addresses expanded in the compose window, click on the desired list on the left pane i.e., directory pane and then either click on 'Compose' button on toolbar of addressbook window or select File|New|Message. Selecting multiple addresses in the results pane i.e., pane where addresses are listed and then triggering the action also works. Marking this fixed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Trunk build 2002-01-25-03: WinMe Trunk build 2002-01-28-08: Linux RH 7.1 Trunk build 2002-01-28-08: Mac 10.1 Verified Fixed. a. Select list from directory pane, Compose button (or File|New Message), list of recipients expanded. Note: Select list from results pane, Compose button (or File|New Message), list name only. After sending/receiving the message, list of recipients is expanded. b. Select multiple cards from results pane, Compose button, list of recipients expanded.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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