First message in multiple message select gets unselected if preview pane still active

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Message Display
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Thomas Brown, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000

Firefox Tracking Flags

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030619
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030619

This was working until late 1.4 builds.

Hold down <Ctrl> and begin selecting messages (we'll call them A, B, and C).

1. Control-click message A; it gets highlighted in dark blue.

2.  QUICKLY control-click message B (while A is still being downloaded or still
being "painted" in the bottom preview pane).  Message A will be UN-highlighted
and message B will be highlighted.

Any further selections, no matter how quick, will be highlighted no problem,
because once you have multiple messages highlighted the preview pane stops updating.

I suspect that there is something in the code which is trying to display the
message text in the preview pane that gets in the way of selecting messages.

As you test this and keep slecting messages, you'll find it harder to duplicate
this as the messages you select become cached locally and the preview pane will
draw so quickly that it's done before you control-click another message.

Make sure to try to start out by selecting a message which requires a download
from the IMAP server and then quickly control-click another while it's still
working.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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