RFE: Double-clicking on address card icon next to to:, cc:, bcc: should bring up address book

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: slxception, Assigned: mscott)

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8

As filed in bug 244212, this is the details.  I'm filing this for Thunderbird.

Some users (especially those who come from Outlook or Outlook Express) are used
to double-clicking on the card icon to select addresses from the address book. 
When a user double-clicks on the card, a dialog box should pop up.  Ideally, the
dialog box should have the addresses & names and allow users to put addresses in
the to:, cc: and the bcc: box at the same time, but it could take on different
forms including a modified address book window with an "Ok" button.

Reproducible: Always
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Comment 1

15 years ago
Here would be the proposed idea for a dialog box to select names:

 -------------------------------------------------------------
| Search for:  [                                            ] |
| Address book: [ Personal book \/ ]                          |
|  --------------------              -----------------------  |
| | list of addresses  |        To: |                       | |
| |   or names         |    ( To ->)|                       | |
| |                    |            |                       | |
| |                    |             -----------------------  |
| |                    |             -----------------------  |
| |                    |        CC: |                       | |
| |                    |    ( CC ->)|                       | |
| |                    |            |                       | |
| |                    |             -----------------------  |
| |                    |             -----------------------  |
| |                    |       BCC: |                       | |
| |                    |   ( BCC ->)|                       | |
| |                    |            |                       | |
|  --------------------              -----------------------  |
|                 (   Ok   )    ( Cancel )                    |
 ------------------------------------------------------------- 

Comment 2

14 years ago
i disagree. the expected behaviour for double clicking is described in bug #271917.

Comment 3

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #2)
> the expected behaviour for double clicking is described in bug #271917.

For double-clicking an item in the address sidebar, as that bug is described, 
you are correct.  This bug, like bug 181886, is about double-clicking on the 
little icon that appears in each addressing field.

See also bug 252665, which proposes re-implementing the described addressing 
window (which already exists in the suite) for TB, with a different UI for 
getting there.


I disagree with this request, because it interferes with the suggestions in my 
bug 284648.
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