Re: grayed-out parts of email messages - Mozilla

This is a discussion on Re: grayed-out parts of email messages - Mozilla ; Ken Whiton wrote: *-* Dushan Mitrovich wrote >> BTW, do you happen to know why I can't do PgDn (or PgUp) when I'm >> marking text with the shift key? I have to scroll one line at a >> time, ...

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  1. Re: grayed-out parts of email messages

    Ken Whiton wrote:

    *-* Dushan Mitrovich wrote
    >> BTW, do you happen to know why I can't do PgDn (or PgUp) when I'm
    >> marking text with the shift key? I have to scroll one line at a
    >> time, a real PITA.

    >
    > I don't know if this will work with your Mac, but the scroll bar
    > works in Windows. Click on the first item you want to mark; scroll
    > down to the last item, using the scroll bar; and Shift-click on that
    > last item.


    Worked like a charm, Ken. Thanks for this tip - I didn't know
    about it.

    >> "Ron K." wrote:
    >>> FYI it is this 7 year old bug.
    >>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=54570

    >>
    >> Wow! That's absolutely fascinating, that so obvious and pervasive
    >> a bug should be ignored for so long, even when there's an obvious
    >> possible fix (turning the 'feature' off). I wonder what could the
    >> developers' reason possibly be for this continuing neglect?
    >>
    >>> Not ignored, there is a patch, just no one wants to approve it
    >>> because it will mess up something else. Read all the bug comments.

    >>
    >> Actually, I did. And I noticed the patches and wanted to apply
    >> them, only to discover that I had no idea how to. Any tips would
    >> be appreciated.

    >
    > I'm not sure, but I get the impression that patches submitted to
    > bugzilla bug discussions are for use by the developers, not by end
    > users like you and me.


    Oh, well, that would certainly explain it.

    - Dushan


  2. Re: grayed-out parts of email messages

    *-* On Fri, 17 Aug 2007 12:10:04 -0500,
    *-* In Article
    mailman.782.1187370604.3546.support-...ts.mozilla.org,
    *-* Dushan Mitrovich wrote
    *-* About Re: grayed-out parts of email messages

    > Ken Whiton wrote:


    > *-* Dushan Mitrovich wrote
    >>> BTW, do you happen to know why I can't do PgDn (or PgUp) when I'm
    >>> marking text with the shift key? I have to scroll one line at a
    >>> time, a real PITA.


    >> I don't know if this will work with your Mac, but the scroll bar
    >> works in Windows. Click on the first item you want to mark; scroll
    >> down to the last item, using the scroll bar; and Shift-click on
    >> that last item.


    > Worked like a charm, Ken.


    Glad to hear it. Now I know that it works for the Mac as well as
    Windows, and can more confidently recommend it to Mac users.

    > Thanks for this tip - I didn't know
    > about it.


    You're welcome.

    Ken Whiton

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