The quick search design page tells "Selecting a different folder, newsgroup or account cancels the search". There are cases, though, where user wants to maintain the search when switching to other folders. For example, I have two folders for incoming mail (filtered by procmail), and an archive with subfolders for past years. If I try to _quickly_ search all these 4-5 folders for messages, I have to type the search string equally many times. Or use the advanced search, which is a bit clumsy for a simple task like this. This enhancement would also silence the people requesting the "Clear" button to go away. Sorry if this is a dupe, searched for it thoroughly.
Severity: minor → enhancement
Summary: RFE: User setting to allow quick search to maintain its state when switching folders → User setting to allow quick search to maintain its state when switching folders
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Component: MailNews: Search → MailNews: Message Display
QA Contact: laurel → search
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