rfe: easier way to add addresses to mailing lists

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 282841

Status

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enhancement
RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 282841
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: aezekowitz, Assigned: mscott)

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Description

14 years ago
The way you create a mailing list now, you need to enter each address
individually, by typing it in or copying and pasting. It would be a good idea,
to be able to click somewhere in the mailing list you are creating, and dragging
and dropping addresses you want from your personal address book, or by clicking
and selecting the desired address(es) from the personal address book.

Comment 1

14 years ago
I can do this (Tb 1.0) by creating a blank list, and then dragging-dropping
names into it in the address book.

The window could be redesigned though!

Comment 2

14 years ago
Wow--the way to add EXISTING emails to a mailing list is **NOT** obvious! You
have to know to expand the Personal Address Book item on the left to see the
ONLY place where the mailing list can receive dragging of addresses! 

AND WORSE: if you just use the "Mailing List" editing dialog and start typing a
few characters of existing addresses, autocomplete types the rest of the address
for you...BUT when you are done entering some addresses that way and go back to
the main address book, you see that THOSE ADDRESSES WERE ADDED AS NEW CONTACTS,
thus they were duplicated when you were just trying to add existing contacts to
a list!

There really needs to be an easier way to add existing contacts, or at LEAST a
message on the "Mailing List" editing dialog that explains how to do this!
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED

Updated

13 years ago
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: EXPIRED → ---

Comment 5

13 years ago

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 282841 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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