[Gllug] email readers

Chris Bell chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Sun Sep 14 19:06:25 UTC 2008

On Sun 14 Sep, Nix wrote:
> On 13 Sep 2008, Chris Bell spake thusly:
> >    I have attached a screenshot. I can list mails in several ways for
> > convenient viewing, open several items at the same time, scroll up or down
> > the mail lists, choose to reply, delete, save to any location, dump to an
> > editor, view my address list, generally with a sinple mouse click.
> See, I'd find that interface nearly intolerable. If you can't get from
> one mail to the next with a simple space, and if space/BS don't also
> serve as pgdn/pgup in the email, and if the old and new email don't
> occupy the same place on the screen, I simply get hit with sensory
> overload and lose track of which emails I've got open at all.
   Select the up or down triangles for the next or previous emails, each
occupies the same space as the previous, but I can also drag any to a
different part of the screen and continue from there, and/or open another
window to view a different email. It is easy to refer to or compare with

Chris Bell NEW alternative address: chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
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