attached file names not shown in full, need a dialog to get information about them

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: cbenoit, Assigned: mscott)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.8

The attached files are displayed in the 'Attached pane' with a truncated name if
the filenames exceeds something like 15 characters which is pretty often the
case. We need to have a way to see the entire filename (to know the extension of
the file, which is a security issue if the user relies on the attached file
icon) rather than having to click on "Save as.." to know it. I would recommend a
"Attached file details" dialog with complete filename + size of the file + type.
This dialog would be accessible through right click on the attachment.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Read an email with a attached file which names exceed 15 characters
2.
3.

Actual Results:  
cannot see the whole filename of the file

Expected Results:  
give the ability to show its full name, as well as the file size

Comment 1

14 years ago
Same problem under linux.
And I consider also that it can be a security issue, since I haven't got any
icons to specify the file-type...

Comment 2

14 years ago
same problem there also under MAC OS 10.3.2 ...
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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