User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322) Build Identifier: Thunderbird/0.3 The feature that displays the unread and total email messages is on the wrong part of the display window. The feature should be on the Folders section NOT the individual email display area. (It is available on the individual email messages display pane but it doesn't work.) Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Cannot activate this feature in the folders section 2. 3. Expected Results: Should display the number of unread and/or total email messages.
I think this is a request to get the total and unread folder pane columns back. Scott, should we use this for the work I'm doing? And make it an m4 dependency?
taking, patch upcoming
Assignee: mscott → bienvenu
Summary: Unread and Total emails are in the wrong place → optionally add unread,total, and size columns to thunderbird folder pane, controlled by pref
There's already a similar enhancement request (bug 215576) with a long cc list, could you either use that one or mark it as a dupe?
thx, I looked, but didn't find that bug. This was the first one I found. I'll mark that as a dup since this one has a patch and an sr request.
*** Bug 215576 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Thanks David for attempting to revive this long missed feature. I do believe that the duped bug (215576) wanted the same functionality as is in SeaMonkey.
Comment on attachment 137379 [details] [diff] [review] proposed fix looks good david. i'll expose the pref in the prefs UI after you check it in
Attachment #137379 - Flags: superreview?(mscott) → superreview+
fix checked in.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
I found user_pref("mailnews.ui.threadpane.version", 5); in my prefs.js. So I added pref("mail.showFolderPaneColumns", true); in user.js. Then Unread/Total column has revived! First barrier for me to migrate to Thunderbird has been defeated at last. Thanks a lot, David.
13.12.2003: "i'll expose the pref in the *prefs UI* after you check it in". 14.12.2003: "fix checked in." Scott: Should I file a *new bug* or *reopen* this one for the "last step" of this bug? PS. Shouldn't this be hardware/OS: all/all?
Scott already checked in the pref ui, under advanced settings.
> Scott already checked in the pref ui, under advanced settings. True, found it. Yikes, sorry for bugspam then. :-[ Why does this need to be a pref, and especially a UI pref? The little dropdown button takes up no used space (just a little more space than the scrollbar - if present). Wouldn't it be saner to have the button exposed by default, and have the collumns off by default? Then an about:config pref (no UI) would suffice.
*** Bug 230798 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
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