[kdepim-users] Deleting multiple mails

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Thu Oct 8 10:12:55 BST 2009

On Thursday 08 October 2009 09:50:30 O. Sinclair wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Thursday 08 October 2009 08:33:40 O. Sinclair wrote:
> >> Referrering to KDE 4.3.2 and KMail 1.12.1:
> >>
> >> when I try to mark several email in the Inbox using the pointer and
> >> "shift" button I often get unexpected results.
> >>
> >> An example: I am on the top email, I move the mouse pointer to an email
> >> near the bottom of the email list, hold down Shift and click on it. My
> >> expectation is that the the emails from the top "active" mail down to
> >> the one indicated will be marked but often it is the ones from "the
> >> bottom" of the window and UP to the one I am now clicking on that gets
> >> selected. I get different results almost every time unless I mark the
> >> whole visible window.
> >>
> >> This refers to unread emails. If one or several in the visible list have
> >> been read I get even more erratic results.
> >>
> >> And I am not referring to the folder list but the "mails in folder"
> >> window whatever it is called.
> >>
> >> Is this the result of some settings, intentional or a bug of some kind?
> >> Anyone knows?
> >
> > Sorry that I have no answers for you.  I can only say that your
> > expectation is the correct behaviour, and the normal behaviour in kmail.
> >
> > Is this a recent problem, or ever since you installed kmail?  Have you
> > checked with your distro users to see whether anyone else has a problem?
> >
> > That's about all I can suggest, at the moment.
> This is a competely fresh installation, I am trying out KDE4.3.2 in
> Kubuntu 9.10 Beta. So I have just only started using it and am a bit
> baffled about this.
> Will check on the Kubuntu list as well to see if it (somehow) my
> hardware or if others share the experience.
Of course your answer may simply be that - 4.3.2 Beta.  All the same, I'm 
surprised by your problem.  I use 1.12.1 myself, and don't see it, so although 
it could be a problem on your system, it could also be a distro problem.

Sorry I can't think of anything else to help.

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