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

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

> in the default Ubuntu 9.10 install
yes!

> 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.
done.

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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