And while we're giving the options to disable things, let's have one to disable the whole integrated messenger as well.
Nancy J <ordinaryfoolisnj@...
> wrote: If they add sounds, please have a way to disable them for people who don't like them.
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----- Original Message ----
Sent: Monday, March 5, 2007 5:03:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Re: Y! mail beta requests
I agree, sounds would be a definite plus! I think custom sounds would be
best. Now if only I could get my hands on that Linux-compatible
build(coming soon) so I can actually use the chat feature..... *waits
IM me! Sasafrass452(Yahoo)
> There are a couple more improvements I just thought of...
> *Why must Yahoo! mail beta take you to the inbox when you press [check
> mail]. When I check for mail, I only want to go to my Inbox if I do
> have new mail. If I already wanted to go to my inbox, I'd press
> [inbox] (and it checks for new Emails for me that way as well).
> Often-times I hit [check mail] to update my feeds, and thus I want to
> stay in the feed tab. Yahoo! mail beta would give the feel of a more
> powerful, desktop-like app if it could check for mail in the
> background and not disrupt what you're doing.
> *Before Yahoo! mail beta gained chat, Yahoo! users kept messenger
> running in the background which provided IM access as well as sound
> alerts for new mail, contact sign on/sign off, and sent/recieved IM's.
> Now that Y! mail beta supports chat, Yahoo! messenger is no longer
> necessary. Yahoo! mail beta with chat provides the sound for IM's but
> not for the other events. Yahoo! mail beta needs to fill in where Y!
> messenger before provided sound -for new mail and for contact sign
> on/sign off. Because Y! mail beta is now a big info source, users
> will start to keep it running in the background. It is important that
> Y! mail beta alerts users when new mail is found, and sound does
> exactly this. These sounds can be copied directly from Y! messenger.
> *Y! mail beta with chat shows the number of contacts online, but
> provides no notification as to when or who this number increases or
> decreases. Y! mail beta should find some way to alert users of
> contact sign on/off. A temporary integrated pop-up in the bottom
> right could tell the name of the contact that signs on/off (as well as
> sound), just like Y! messenger did. This would be especially helpful
> if you're trying to contact a certain person (and you're not in the
> middle of an Email).
> Yahoo! mail beta is an excellent service that has improved constantly
> over time. These are (a ton of) suggestions I think could help keep
> the product moving in the right direction.
> --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, James wrote:
>> Since quality is all about attention to detail, here are a few minor
>> *I was going to say to remove the redundant "this is spam" link from
> the more actions menu in folders, but it's already gone! Maybe
> someone heard me mention this before. Good job Y!
>> *In Y! mail beta chat, all contacts with Y! addresses who are online
> are show, rather than only those on the messenger list (this is an
> excellent setup). Because this is how it works, the checkbox in the
> quick add contact dialog to "add to messenger list" is unnecessary and
> should be removed.
>> *This is a little hard to explain, but if you use rich text in Y!
> mail beta, you probably notice it. When composing, clicking on B,I,
> or U enables the formatting and highlights the B,I, or U. This is
> good to have your formatting shown. The problem is if I'm typing in
> bold and click on text that is not in bold, the B remains highlighted.
> Now if I click the B it will turn bold on but the B will not be
> highlighted. Once this glitch is fixed keyboard shortcuts
> (ctrl+B,I,U) should activate the correct highlighting as well. When
> completed this formatting should work like that of Gmial or Word.
>> *In Y! mail beta, the integrated pop-ups look nice, but when dragged
> flicker all over the place (at least in Fx). This may be hard to do
> but this should be fixed
>> A couple not so minor requests:
>> *Y! mail beta could use a good easy way to view ALL messages, like
> in Gmail. This could be done without taking up any valuable screen
> space by making "my folders" show all messages when clicked on. With
> this in place, it would also be easy to view all flagged messages,
> just view all messages and sort by flag.
>> *Right now, I'm writing a fairly long message so I'm saving a draft.
> Yahoo! mail beta does very easily, as I can at any time save and I am
> not taken to a different page, but left to write my message. The one
> problem is, once I send this I will no longer want the draft as I will
> have an up to date copy in my "sent" folder. After I send I must go
> to the drafts folder and delete the draft whenever I save drafts.
> What would easily simplify the process would be if Y! mail beta gave a
> link on the "Message Sent" tab to delete message draft if you have
> save sent mail turned on. It could also be set to automatically
> delete drafts on message send. I would save drafts far more if there
> wasn't the hassle of finding them and getting rid of them.
>> *Y! mail beta integrated chat is awesome, but there's one big thing
> it's missing. Chat archive. I know there is the convert to Email
> send to yourself workaround for now, but this is a very helpful tool
> that should be added to the product. This feature has been
> implemented by other online services, like Gmail and meebo. One
> question here is where to put the chat archive. One option that
> wouldn't take up screen space would be to add a link to it next to
> "add contact" in the online contacts drop-down menu. This could open
> a tab for chat archive, which could be organized like contacts -
> vertical pane to select contact and message on the right. Also, with
> a chat archive in place, the extremely helpful "show recent messages"
> link shown in Y! desktop messenger IM windows could be added.
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