[kdepim-users] Deleting multiple mails

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 11:44:54 BST 2009

David Jarvie wrote:
> On Thu, October 8, 2009 10:42 am, O. Sinclair wrote:
>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Well as I understand it KDE 4.3.2 is not beta - however Kubuntu 9.10 is.
>> To what extent that affects KMail/Kontact is unclear to me. Am checking
>> on Kubuntu users list.
> I often see this behaviour - it has been a feature for me since KDE 4.2 if
> not earlier. My KDE is compiled from source.
at least I am not alone, thanks for that...
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