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Ensure delete keyboard shortcut works if focus is on message text 
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: Stuart McIntyre1492 04 Feb 2009
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One of my real irritations with mail in the Notes client, especially with the three-column view in Notes 8.x.
 
When you have focus on the message itself in the preview pane, rather than on the message in the inbox view, the delete shortcut (e.g. backspace on the Mac) ceases to operate.  Therefore if you scroll down to see the bottom on the message then wish to delete, you have to click back to the inbox before it will work.
 
Therefore, my idea - ensure the delete shortcut works wherever you are in the mail client if viewing a message.
 



1) Theo Heselmans6409 (04 Feb 2009)
Focus is focus. Keys need to work where the focus is. In the same vain, you could wish for the entire inbox folder to be deleted when the focus is in the preview pane.
So I voted against.
2) Stuart McIntyre1492 (04 Feb 2009)
Fair point Theo.

So what should the delete key do in the preview pane? I can understand if you're in edit mode it should relate to the text editor, but if just viewing the message, should it not relate to the message as a whole?
3) Matt White9280 (04 Feb 2009)
I agree with Stuart there are any number of focus issues in the Eclipse clients (both Notes and Designer) that really need to be dealt with. They are just annoyances, but when you spend your life in there, annoyances quickly turn into something more serious.
4) Joseph Hoetzl4703 (04 Feb 2009)
Promoting it - I understand focus is focus, but when viewing the previewed message, the focus indicator remains on the inbox item, so it should delete the "selected" message.










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