Re: UI Question/Suggestion
- From: Peter Bloomfield <PeterBloomfield bellsouth net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: UI Question/Suggestion
- Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 23:19:22 -0400
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
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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