Bug 161236 - Kmail:main window, minimized pane hard to enlarge with splitter
Summary: Kmail:main window, minimized pane hard to enlarge with splitter
Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdepim
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2005-06-21 16:15 UTC by sns
Modified: 2008-02-17 03:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-17 03:47:07 UTC


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graphic of Kmail with the message-list pane minimized completely (30.34 KB, image/png)
2005-06-21 16:15 UTC, sns
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Description sns 2005-06-21 16:15:29 UTC
Description of problem:Kmail window has 3 panes whose sizes can be changed by 
dragging the pane splitter. If a pane is completely minimized by dragging this 
splitter, it is very difficult to undo the operation by dragging the splitter 
in the opposite direction. In fact initially I thought it was impossible - it 
took a lot of trying to get the mouse pointer to grab hold of the splitter 
once one of the panes was minimized. 
 
 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):Kmail 1.8 using 
KDE 3.4.0-6 (Red Hat) 
 
 
How reproducible: Always, especially between the message-list and 
message-preview panes (i.e., using the horizontal pane splitter.) 
 
 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1.grab the horizontal splitter with mouse and push all the way up so 
message-list pane disappears altogether. 
2.let splitter go (now we have 2 panes) 
3.try to grab the splitter again to pull it down from above the 
message-preview pane (so as to expose the message-list pane again) 
 
Actual results:The splitter is difficult (if not impossible) to pull down 
 
 
Expected results:Pulling down the splitter to expose the message-list pane 
again should be as easy as pushing it up (the reverse) 
 
 
Additional info: The average user will give up in frustration. I ended up 
deleting the appropriate portion of kmailrc to revert to the default pane 
setup. When retesting I found that it was possible to reverse but difficult.

Comment 1 sns 2005-06-21 16:15:29 UTC
Created attachment 115755 [details]
graphic of Kmail with the message-list pane minimized completely

Comment 2 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 10:32:16 UTC
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Thanks.

Comment 3 lexual 2007-04-11 00:14:06 UTC
This should be reassigned to kdepim.

Comment 4 petrosyan 2008-02-17 03:47:07 UTC
Fedora Core 4 is no longer maintained.

Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you can reproduce this bug in the
current Fedora release, please reopen this bug and assign it to the
corresponding Fedora version.


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