Closed Bug 274232 Opened 16 years ago Closed 14 years ago
Sender or Recipient field to allow gmail-like experience - combine To/From column in thread pane
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 Build Identifier: I would like to see an optional "Sender or Recipient" column to allow a qmail-like experience. I always file my replies in the same folder as the original message, and TBird just isn't adapted to that. While the threaded display is perfect, searching, sorting or grouping by such a "conversation thread" is currently impossible. Mulberry shows that this can work very well. The column should behave like any other, i.e., you should be able to group, search/quicksearch, sort by it etc. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce:
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I think that this should be reviewed as RFE (btw, why send automatic messages for RFEs?)
confirming (similar to suite Bug 36489) >(btw, why send automatic messages for RFEs?) see http://www.mozillazine.org/talkback.html?article=7425 can you attach a screen shot of qmail column headers?
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
I'm sorry, I meant gmail and not qmail. In gmail there are no column headers, but Mulberry (RIP) as well as forte agent has column headers that say "Author" or "Sender or Recipient". But no matter what the column is called, it's important what happens in this column: if I wrote that email myself, it should say "To: whoever", and if I am the recipient, it should say "whoever". I think that's pretty much what the reference suite bug is about, so just see there.
bug 36489 has old patches. see also http://wiki.mozilla.org/Talk:Thunderbird:2.0_Product_Planning#Step_1:_Combined_Sender.2FReceiver_Column
Summary: Sender or Recipient field to allow qmail-like experience → Sender or Recipient field to allow gmail-like experience - combine To/From column in thread pane
I don't think we keep separate bugs for Thunderbird. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 36489 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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