Re: UI Question/Suggestion

On 05/09/2003, Albrecht Dreß wrote:
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> Suggestion #2: replace the preview part below the index and in the 
> message window by a notebook with two pages, putting all the stuff we 
> see now into page #1 and the structure in #2. Selecting a part in 
> this page should automatically jump to the right part in #1 (this 
> idea is slightly like sylpheed's approach, but a little more 
> intelligent).

That sounds cool!  But maybe a lot of coding?

> To make the structure of a message somewhat clearer, I had a patch 
> some months ago which showed all embedded headers (of message/rfc822 
> parts) plus a vertical line to the left indicating the nesting depth. 
> Although this makes Simon's problem even worse (as there will be more 
> data 2b displayed), I still think that balsa *must* have some way to 
> at least display the embedded headers. If you agree, I could try to 
> reanimate this part of that patch.

I used that patch in my local source tree--it gave a really good visual 
cue to the depth of nesting--but reverted it one time when synching w/
cvs.  Please resurrect it--we should really try to get it into cvs.


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