User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1) Gecko/20061010 Firefox/2.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1) Gecko/20061010 Firefox/2.0 I regularly archive my 'Old Mail' into a separate folder by sorting the Inbox messages by date, group by sort, selecting the thread, and moving the messages to another folder. When I try to move the messages, I notice that the Move/Copy/Label menu items on the Message menu are greyed out. I also notice that the Move To/Copy To/Label menu items on the right mouse button menu are *not* greyed out, so I use them instead. Please consider not greying out the menu items on the Message menu. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.select Inbox with old messages, 2.sort them by date by clicking on the 'Date' column header, 3.group them by hitting the 'g' key, 4.select the 'Old Mail' thread by 'Edit/Select/Thread' ('crtl-shift-a' conflicts with Trillian), 5.bring up the 'Message' menu 6.right click on the message list page Actual Results: In step 5, the 'Move', 'Copy', and 'Label' menu items are greyed out. In step 6, the 'Move to', 'Copy to', and 'Label' menu items are not greyed out. Expected Results: In step 5, the 'Move', 'Copy', and 'Label' menu items should not be greyed out. version 22.214.171.124 (20061025)
Quick workaround: Ctrl-click on the group header to remove it from the selection, then the Message menu works OK. xref bug 306460, bug 314607, bug 338625 -- those group headers are simply not well-behaved. In 2b1, the behavior is basically the same except Label is now Tag -- and it's enabled at the top-level but the submenu is not fully populated.
Assignee: mscott → bienvenu
Severity: normal → minor
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: Move/Copy/Label menu greyed out when 'group' thread selected. → Message Menu's Move/Copy/Label disabled/greyed out when 'group' header first item of selection
confirm your workaround, though I just used the mouse menu :)
(In reply to comment #1) > Quick workaround: Ctrl-click on the group header to remove it from the > selection, then the Message menu works OK. > > xref bug 306460, bug 314607, bug 338625 -- those group headers are simply not > well-behaved. Is this collection of issues seen in version 3?
Assignee: bienvenu → nobody
Component: Mail Window Front End → Folder and Message Lists
QA Contact: front-end → folders-message-lists
Whiteboard: closeme 2010-02-05
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE due to lack of response to last question. If you feel this change was made in error, please respond to this bug with your reasons why.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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