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Re^2: Message Inbox nit

by demerphq (Chancellor)
on Jun 23, 2006 at 18:43 UTC ( #557288=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Message Inbox nit
in thread Message Inbox nit

Hmm. "The designer" is me. So you might as well s!coder/designer!demerphq!;

And feel free to propose a better approach.


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Re^3: Message Inbox nit
by ikegami (Pope) on Jun 23, 2006 at 19:13 UTC

    How about a delete button next to each message? To delete multiple messages, the user would fall back to the current interface.
    Pro: Single click for a common operation. (Was: click + long move + click + drag + click.)
    Con: Uses up a lot of screen real estate.

    If the above takes up too much screen real estate, the drop box could be replaced with
    Move selected to: [ Inbox ] [ Archive ] [ Deleted ]
    Pro: Removes a click+drag, an operation requiring a fair bit of precision.
    Pro: The options are not hidden in a drop box.
    Con: Not forward compabtible if support for more folders is added.

      Con: Not forward compabtible if support for more folders is added.

      You mean like the ones that people can configure via message settings? :-)

      And IMO a button per message is too much.

      Dont get this reply wrong, im still interested in alternatives...


        haha! oops!

        Well, something I find myself doing all the time when I want to move a message is to modify the Folder droplist next to the message.

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