Collapsing a folder with a lot of subfolders makes spurious unnamed folders appear



MailNews: Message Display
15 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Mark Patterson, Unassigned)


Windows XP

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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030712
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030712

If have a folder of my first account open, and the top folder of that account
has ben scrolled off the top of the screen, and then I close the folder by
clicking on the little triange, a number of spurious, unnamed folders appear
above the main account

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Assuming you have a large enough number of folders and subfolders, starting from
a state where all folders are closed:
1. Expand a folder with a large enough number of subfolders to require scrolling
to see all of them
2. Scroll the folder window so that the top few are hidden off the top of the
folder pane
3. Collapse the folder opened in step 1.

Actual Results:  
A number of spurious folders with no name and no vertical line and no account
icon appears above the icon for the first account.

Expected Results:  
The icon of the main account should be repositioned at the top of the folder pane

Comment 1

15 years ago
Created attachment 127691 [details]
The spurious unnamed fodlers strike again

This is what my mail app looks like when the problem occurs

Comment 2

14 years ago
Created attachment 128632 [details]
scn prints showing spurious folders

I have exactly the same problem as described above.  Atached is a .zip file
containing 5 .gif screenprints showing problem:
1.  Expanded folders downward
2.  Roll upward past top
3.  Get extra blank folders
4.  Have to close all folders to reset
5.  Similar pblm always when I empty the trash folder

Comment 3

14 years ago
i have a similar problem, but it's not as 'critical' as the one described.
(this occurs under mandrake 9.2 beta 2, using gnome 2.3.something)
if i have one main folder (lets say containing besides inbox, trash etc.
folders 1990-2003, open up one of these folders (containing inbox-jan-xx
to inbox-dec-xx, scroll down using the scrollbar, and then close the
upper folder (lets say 2002), thunderbird creates an empty space above
my main account.
sorry for that lousy description, see attached two pictures.
(screenshot5.png, screenshot6.png)

Comment 4

14 years ago
sorry, i overlooked that this is a "mozilla"-mail-problem, mine was
occuring under thunderbird v0.2a (20030808).

Comment 5

14 years ago
Created attachment 130125 [details]
empty space in thunderbird v0.2a
Product: Browser → Seamonkey


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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