kmail 4.7.2 mouseclick empty space in folder panel

Thomas Olsen thomas at
Tue Jan 24 09:17:17 UTC 2012

On Saturday 21 January 2012 15:57 Perry wrote:
> Hi,
> This is Kubuntu oneiric.
> Bug or feature?
> When Kontact window was partially covered by another window I used to click
> in an empty space of Kontact to bring it forward, and the white space at
> the bottom of the folders panel did just that on prior versions I tried.
> Now with 4.7.2 this mouseclick seems to expell me out of any folder,
> blanking the pannel containing the list of mails and the one that displayed
> the last mail.
> Furthermore it unselects all the messages in the different folders and
> reopening the folder brings me to the top of the list (where I sorted the
> oldest messages).
> This behaviour is quite unpleasing because while answering a message from
> the inbox I may be looking in the sent Items folder, then googling or
> searching in Dolphin and, returning to kmail through this (mis)click, the
> message from the sent Items is no longer displayed.
> Of course I could train myself to click on the gray applications panel at
> the left, but my mouse pointer seems irresistibly attracted by the white
> space.
> I googled but failed to find a mention of this behaviour.
> Can anyone reproduce this ?

That is reproducible and annoying. I have so many folder that I hardly ever 
see the bottom of the list, but I cannot see why it should behave like that.

> Any idea ?
> Thanks		Perry
Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards

Thomas Olsen

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