Request: Summary page for new mail, priority slider

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Thunderbird
General
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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Shaun Crampton, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041026 Firefox/1.0RC1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041026 Firefox/1.0RC1

I'd liek to have a summary page that opens when thunderbird starts. The current
"list of features" page is completely useless. I'm thinking of a sortof "global
inbox" but for all accounts (including IMAP) showing all your new mail and what
account/folder it came from... 

I figure the first thing most people do when they open their mail client is go
down their accounts looking at the mail in each. Having a central location would
give purpose to having filters that set priorities on incoming mail as well...
why not just have a slider next to the search box for 'priority' etc. to allow
instant filtering.

Outlook's feature that allows you to see a snippet of the email before your open
it is nice as well.

Also, would be nice if you could reorder accounts in the left hand panel, i
think they're alphabetical at the moment.

Brainstorm over ;-)

Reproducible: Always
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(Reporter)

Comment 1

14 years ago
In fact... you could generalise the idea to letting the user add a "Pseudo
account"... eg. let people set filters on a *view* of their other accounts, eg.
i could have a pseudo account that showed all messages in all acounts that are
marked as urgent for example.
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