Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Jun 2011 18:01 UTC, submitted by Debjit
KDE "KDE has released a release candidate of the upcoming 4.7 release of the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Frameworks, which is planned for July 27, 2011. With API, dependency and feature freezes in place, the KDE team's focus is now on fixing last-minute showstopper bugs and finishing translation and documentation that comes along with the releases." Focuses of this release are Kwin support for OpenGL-ES 2.0 (oooh purty!), an interface refresh for Dolphin, and loads of other stuff.
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RE[5]: Nice, but...
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 29th Jun 2011 14:02 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Nice, but..."
Bill Shooter of Bul
Member since:
2006-07-14

I have two problems with thunderbird searching.

1) The search results cannot be correctly sorted by date. It does an alphanumeric search which can cause me to miss some items if I'm not thinking about its messed up sort.

2) Searching the body of a message also searches the contents of an attachment. Even binary attachments are searched. So sometimes I get a hit on a message, but the real search hit was in the strings table of the pdf or what not. Searching the contents of a text attachment might be nice, but that should be a separate search option.

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RE[6]: Nice, but...
by Neolander on Wed 29th Jun 2011 14:06 in reply to "RE[5]: Nice, but..."
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Tried "local" search, or quick filters as TB calls it ? It does both of these perfectly well, although I can understand that it can be a bit of a bother if you have lots of mailboxes. Myself, I've given up on global search since I've discovered that, and now systematically disable it for interface cleanness and speed.

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RE[7]: Nice, but...
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 29th Jun 2011 18:46 in reply to "RE[6]: Nice, but..."
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Yeah, but that only works for simple searches. Haven't used it much because of the reduced functionality. I'm not sure if it still searches attachments. It doesn't work for more complex searches where I'm filtering by sender and subject and body contents.

Just tested for attachment searching... It still does search attachments.

Edited 2011-06-29 18:48 UTC

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