[kdepim-users] Deleting multiple mails

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 07:10:20 BST 2009

David Jarvie wrote:
> On Thursday 08 Oct 2009 20:58:34 Ingo Klöcker wrote:
>> On Thursday 08 October 2009, O. Sinclair wrote:
>>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>>> On Thursday 08 October 2009 12:32:13 O. Sinclair wrote:
>>>>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>>>>> On Thursday 08 October 2009 11:31:42 David Jarvie wrote:
>>>>>>> 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.
>>>>>> Strange.  I've used KMail with every version since 4.0 and never
>>>>>> seen it.
>>>>>> With problems like this, where some people see it and others
>>>>>> don't, it would be really nice to find some common ground for the
>>>>>> 'problem' boxes that doesn't occur in the 'just works' boxes, but
>>>>>> it can be quite hard to do.
>>>>> It seems to happen when I have set the "filter by status" to
>>>>> "unread emails"
>>>> I would imagine that that means, in practice, that you are
>>>> selecting a range with holes in it.  I don't even know whether
>>>> that's remotely possible.  Maybe Ingo can give us some feedback on
>>>> that.
>> This has definitely been possible without problem in KDE 3. Since David
>> wrote that it started with KDE 4.2 it's probably related to the new
>> message list.
> I think that the error probably only occurs when threads are involved - 
> especially if a thread is in the middle of the desired selection. It also 
> probably only happens when some of the messages are unread.
> My aggregation mode is Flat Date View, Threaded, which sets threading as 
> "Perfect, by references and by subject", and the thread expand policy is 
> "Expand threads with unread or important messages".
As I do not use threading at all in the message list that can not be the 
source of this behaviour. I will try to see if it  makes a difference 
whether I select "new" status filter or not.
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