Honestly, I'd have to agree as far as the subject thing goes. It's
personally very annoying to me since every other email program works the
other way. If you don't want to move the subject, I would at least make
it an option so users like me who have a hard time being retrained :^)
could put the subject line after the addresses where it typically goes.
Also, maybe I'm very dense, but how do you activate this new contact
selecter? I'm running the 0712 nightly and, unless I'm missing something=
I don't see anything different from what was there before...
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> On 7/14/2003, "Dirk F. Raetzel" <d00179@...> wrote:
>>On Fri, 10 Jul 2003, Ryo Chijiiwa wrote:
>>> I've implemented a new popup-based contacts selector in the compose
>>> screen. Please test it out and let me know what you think. The old
>>> popup selector is (or should be) available on browsers where JavaScri=
>>> is unavailable/disabled.
>>This works well for me. A bit confusing with the conacts selector is th=
>>for the unexperienced user (and I always have my not so computer-litera=
>>users in mind) it's hard to see that what you see is only a selector li=
>>and not the list of To-Adresses. Maybe the contacts could get another
>>color, or be shifted to the right hand side or something other.
> I'm not sure I quite understand. Do you mean the names in the contacts
> selector should have a different color? In the latest version, I've
> also added some basic instructions at the top... is it still confusing?
>>In addition in my opinion it's unfortunate that the Subject-Line in the
>>compose window is on the very top. This is in contrast to every email
>>program I know, where the first thing to fill in is the To: (and if
>>applicable above it even the From:). Then most email-programs have the =
>>and BCC Lines (I think Outlook does not, but this is not a argument ...=
>>and after this the Subject line. This behaviour resembles as well the
>>writing of a letter.
> It's the first time anyone's commented on this. Personally I find the
> order in other email clients to be counter intuitive, but maybe I'm
> just weird like that. However, to the best of my knowledge, I haven't
> received any other reports of the order of fields having confused users.
> Does anyone else have any comments on this?
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