Quick Search Widget in T-Bird showed total item count for found items; T-Bird 3.0 shows no count.



8 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: Don Dillin, Unassigned)


(Depends on: 1 bug, Blocks: 1 bug, {regression})

Windows 2000
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8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv: Gecko/20091221 Firefox/3.5.7
Build Identifier: Thunderbird 3.0

Quick Search Widget in T-Bird showed total item count for found items; T-Bird 3.0 shows no count and not status bar entry.  When a word or name or phrase is typed into the Quick Search Widget in Thunderbird, the bottom window "Status Bar" message shows total number of items found by the quick search, saying, for example, "105 matches found."  No comparable message is shown in Thunderbird 3.0.  Is this simply a T-Bird 2.x feature missed in the development/deployment of T-Bird 3.0?  Or is there a configuration editor method for retaining this status bar message??

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type any entry into the Thunderbird Quick Search field at top right and press ENTER.
2. The search proceeds and after a few seconds, the inbox view should show ONLY those mailfolder items that match the search criteria.  Notice whether status bar changes, or does not change.  If it changes, does it show, for example, "105 matches found"? 
Actual Results:  
Status bar shows nothing; no results of whether search items were found or not, nor the item count for found items, as in T-Bird 2.x

Expected Results:  
Status bar should report number of items found after quick search toolbar is used.


8 years ago
Version: unspecified → 3.0
Blocks: 497199
Keywords: regression

Comment 1

8 years ago
The main problem of this bug (showing results count at all) has been fixed by bug 545955 where we now show the total count of quick filter matches on the new filter bar, next to the search box input. Which is even better than showing in status bar as it's permanent and will not be overwritten by other status messages.

A small problem remains, we show "Searching..." on status bar while filtering, but then we don't update status bar when we're finished, so status bar has "Searching..." for good. -> followup bug 573325.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED


8 years ago
Depends on: 573325
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