Closed Bug 1297017 Opened 5 years ago Closed 4 years ago
Show sender address at mouseover in inbox list
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:48.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/48.0 Build ID: 20160726073904 Steps to reproduce: I've tried to find anything which shows me the sender without opening the mail-message. That would make it easier to figure out if it is SPAM-mail or regular mail. Actual results: showing the source-text of the e-mail via strg+u is to difficult to read for unskilled users. Expected results: I think it would be fine to show the sender-address on mouseover in the inbox-list without opening the mail itself.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Summary: request for new feature - show sender-address at mouseover in inbox-list → Show sender address at mouseover in inbox list
Please work on it because its a safety-feature !Its for protecting Thunderbird users from opening SPAM with unwanted and/or harmful attachements. Iam running a computerservice and Iam telling any of my customers to whatch and verify the sender-address before opening an email. Several other email clients have this feature implemented already. Sorry for my poor english Iam german corrections are welcome
We can't actually show a tooltip for the email address due to how XUL trees are implemented. However, there's already a bug on file for showing the email address in the thread pane *somehow. Marking dupe.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 697031
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