Evolution "Ctrl+S" should save an email as a draft

Bug #424416 reported by Roman Friesen on 2009-09-04
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
One Hundred Papercuts
evolution (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Currently Evolution has the following short keys for saving:
- "Ctrl + S" for saving as a file
- "Shift + Ctrl + S" for saving as a draft

But the common way is exactly the other way around:
- "Ctrl + S" for saving as a draft
- "Ctrl + Shift + S" for saving as a file

"Saving as a draft" is used very-very often, "Saving as a file" is used very-very seldom. So every time if you want to save the e-mail as a draft, you will perform "Ctrl + S" (as used to use that in MS Outlook) and will get the "save a file"-dialog - very annoying!

This bug affects all Ubuntu users using Evolution, is easy to fix - a real PAPER CUT :)

All Ubuntu Versions are affected including Karmic Alpha 5, Evolution 2.27.91

description: updated
Changed in evolution:
status: Unknown → New
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for sending the bug to GNOME

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

Thank you for bringing this bug to our attention. However, a paper cut should be a small usability issue , in the default Ubuntu 9.10 install , that affects many people and is quick and easy to fix. So this bug can't be addressed as part of the project.

'should' is a wislist which is not a papercut

For further info about papercuts criteria , pls read > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PaperCut

Don't worry though, This bug has been marked as "invalid" ONLY in the papercuts project.

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Invalid
Roman Friesen (krokosjablik) wrote :

> a paper cut should be a small usability issue

> in the default Ubuntu 9.10 install

> that affects many people
yes! (all using Evolution)

> and is quick and easy to fix.
yes! (*very* quick and easy to fix)

Maybe you have not understood the reported problem?

om26er, just because the bug contains the word "should" does not mean it is not a paper cut; furthermore, many wishlist items are paper cuts. If you don't believe me, take a look at /my/ wish list!

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Invalid → Confirmed
Vish (vish) wrote :

We definitely need saner consistent shortcuts...

Upstream discussion has stopped for more than a year , it would be nice if folks interested in fixing this sooner , commented upstream as well. > https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=554663

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Roman Friesen (krokosjablik) wrote :

> it would be nice if folks interested in fixing this sooner , commented upstream as well.

Vish (vish) wrote :

Fix for this has been committed upstream

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
milestone: none → lucid-round-10
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Vish (vish) wrote :

Assigning milestone , to replace a papercut bug

Roman Friesen (krokosjablik) wrote :

Hallelujah!!! ;)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package evolution - 2.28.3-0ubuntu1

evolution (2.28.3-0ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

  * New upstream version:
    Bug Fixes:
    - #601551 - [PST] evolution crashed with SIGSEGV (lp: #471852)
    - #554663 - Swap "Save" and "Save as Draft" accelerators in composer
                (lp: #424416)
    - #601787 - Double free in destroy_oof_data
    - #602185 - Crash after 'Show only this calendar'
    - #609042 - Convert quoted-printing to UTF-8 when copying to clipboard
    - #610124 - Autosave errors dialogues can't be dismissed
    - #607087 - Not all inlined text attachments are included in replies
    - #607741 - Move folder to claims it's copying in status bar
    - #607458 - Fix format security warning
    - #603480 - [bbdb] Traverse lists in destinations properly
    - #602827 - Disable broken plugins automatically
    - #607234 - Open received attachments as read-only
    - #604670 - addressbook-export segfaults when specifying addressbook
    - #605485 - Keeps search from previous folder in message list
    - #606449 - Empty mail-notification popups
    - #599794 - Set composer as not changed on reply or forward action
                (lp: #510529)
    - #605600 - Meeting reminders with wrong times (lp: #242954)
    - #565582 - Make sure the comp_data is not NULL before using it
                (lp: #351617)
    - #606340 - Crash on non-utf8 letter in mail folder name
    - #549988 - "Empty Trash" in Trash popup empties all Trash folders
    - #595501 - Crash on a changed mail filter action removal (lp: #452921)
    - #599615 - i18n support for emae and filter-bar when used as lib
    - #250046 - Do not count Post To addresses when not shown (lp: #485831)
  * debian/patches/90_autoconf.patch:
    - new version update
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Mon, 01 Mar 2010 23:30:42 +0100

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Vish (vish) on 2010-03-03
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in evolution:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
status: New → Fix Released
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