[sylpheed:33458] Re: Automatic address-completion using Adress book.

Celejar celejar at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 05:52:22 JST 2009

On Tue, 29 Dec 2009 10:17:22 +0100
Manfred Usselmann <usselmann.m at icg-online.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, 28 Dec 2009 19:40:21 -0500
> Celejar <celejar at gmail.com> wrote:

> > * If no match is found, then the cursor moves to the next field.  It
> > would seem to make more sense to leave it where it is to allow the user
> > to manually enter an address
> The problem is, you don't know what the user wants... It depends, in
> case he already entered a complete address moving to next field is the
> logical behaviour I would say.
> But I too find it annoying that Sylpheed moves the cursor to the next
> field in case I entered only a partial address and nothing was found.
> So my suggestion would be to move to the next field if the address field
> ends with a formally correct and complete email address. Otherwise show
> the drop down address selection list. If nothing is found the list
> should contain the search string only, which at the moment is already
> part of the list if addresses are found.

I see your point, but a simpler solution might be to simply assign a
key (combo) other than tab for a-c.  [We could leave the behavior of
tab the way it is, for those who are used to it, and assign some other
key (combo) to "try to a-c, but don't leave the address field on

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