[sylpheed:31861] Re: Search box focus

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at peoplepc.com
Mon Oct 22 13:34:58 JST 2007

Bob White <bob at bob-white.com> wrote:

>On Sun, 21 Oct 2007 22:49:58 -0500
>Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at peoplepc.com> wrote:
>> Something I never noticed before, but have in 2.4.7/Win32 is that on
>> opening the Search Messages box there is no cursor focus.  Shouldn't
>> it be in the upper right, across from From contains??
>> Gene Goldenfeld
>On 2.4.7/Linux the find button is highlighted.  3 tabs brings the
>cursor to the text box.  I think it would make more sense functionally
>to have the cursor in the text box to start with.  I almost always have
>to type something in before I search.  The exception would be when I
>sometimes close the search box, open it again in a different folder and
>I want to do the same search there.

You're right, the focus is on Find.  The text box is what I meant by
upper right.  Wouldn't the Enter key suffice for handling your
exception?  Thanks.


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