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Create mailing list from multiple selected addresses (menuitem or context menu)

NEW
Unassigned

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Address Book & Contacts
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enhancement
15 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: Ian Beyer, Unassigned)

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624

When in the address book, clicking "new list" after multiple selections of
addresses, the window comes up with an empty set to create a new list

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Address Book
2. Select Multiple Addresses
3. Click on "New List"

Actual Results:  
A window opens to create the new list, but with no entries in it

Expected Results:  
Selected addresses should have been populated into the list, similar to the
behaviour of the "Compose" button under similar circumstances.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Resetting severity.  You can just name the list and save it, and your selected
entries will remain selected for you to drag & drop right into the list.

I suggest instead that New Mailing List is in the same category as New Address
Card -- You don't expect it to be prepopulated.  But a context menu item would
be useful.  See bug 64030 for implementing context menus in addressbook.
Severity: normal → minor

Comment 2

14 years ago
morphing to enhancement request.

When multiple address cards are selected in Addressbook, it would be nice to
have a context menu item (or other method) to populate a new mailing list with
those addresses.  As seen in the original report, this might sometimes be
expected as the behavior of the New List toolbar button.

Old summary: Selecting multiple addresses in Address Book to create list doesn't
work
Severity: minor → enhancement
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: Selecting multiple addresses in Address Book to create list doesn't work → Create mailing list from multiple selected addresses (menuitem or context menu)
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail

Comment 3

12 years ago
David, do you see this in the future for address book?  

IMO this would be an infrequently used short cut for a process that already has a well defined solution - namely create a list and populate it - and thefore bloat.  It would be different if there would be a huge productivity gain - but I don't see that either.
QA Contact: nbaca → addressbook

Comment 4

5 years ago
Valid RFE. Patch should be relatively easy.
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: x86 → All
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