User setting to allow quick search to maintain its state when switching folders

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: antti.boman, Assigned: naving)

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Description

16 years ago
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.

Updated

16 years ago
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
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED

Updated

10 years ago
Component: MailNews: Search → MailNews: Message Display
QA Contact: laurel → search
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