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Functional Scope of Kontact Mobile - KMail

Following you will find a set contaxtual actions available in the different views Kontact Mobile - KMail offers. This way the functional scope is defined.


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Category Action Status Comment
Kontact Mobile - KMail Quit KMail OK
Open Task Switcher OK
Write new email
Find message Opens Search Dialogue - behaves excactly the same as Multiple selection - so results can altered by going back to selection, Search+View can be saved as favorite
Work offline
Configure KMail
Configure notifications
About KMail

Home

Category Action Status Comment
Home Sync all emails Under discusssion Send and recieve mails (VK: very confusing to have sync and check mail, even I wouldn't know the difference)
Check emails Long press offers dialogue to specify account - Thought to be only fetching mails, not sending them - that is how I understood the functionallity in desktop version
Send queued emails Long press offers dialogue to specify "via..."
Select multiple folders Initiate multiple selection
Empty all trash folders
Favorites (OrderFlap) Reorder
Make / Remove default Under Discussion Default Favorite should be loaded when application starts / Only one default is possible / it must be possible to remove a default and have none - then app is starting with homepage -> Actually right now the application loads the last opend folder on startup, which doesn't seem unreasonable either
Delete
Accounts (OrderFlap) Reorder Under Discussion Reordering is not available on the desktop either
Edit OK
Delete OK
Add OK
Identities (OrderFlap) Edit OK
Make Default OK
Delete OK
Add OK

Account

Category Action Status Comment
Account Check mail in account OK
Serverside subscription... Not implemented Nowadays both on desktop and mobile, the server side subscription dialog is accessible from the account configuration dialog.
Local subscription... OK
Edit account OK Edit dialogue for account configuration, should contain possibility for Renaming
Add subfolder OK Detailed Dialogue for new folder. Parent is prefilled

Single folder view

Category Action Status Comment
Folder Check emails in folder OK
Mark all emails as read OK
Move all emails to trash OK
Remove duplicate emails OK
Archive folder Under Discussion Is that really something you do on a phone?
Expire rules
Mailing-list management Under discussion
Empty trash only if folder is a trash folder
Edit Edit folder OK
Add subfolder OK
Move folder to OK
Copy folder to OK
Delete folder OK
View Add as favorite / Rename favorite OK
Start maintainence mode Starts Bulk-Action dialogue (Move, Copy, Delete, Toggle Reminders / Alarms)
Prefer HTML to plain text
Load external references
Filter view Under discussion Possibility to filter the mails in the folder (e.g. by name, subject etc.)
View options Under discussion View option address sorting of items etc.

Multiple folder view

Category Action Status Comment
Folders Check emails in selected folders
Mark all emails as read
Move all emails to trash
Remove dublicate emails
Archive selected folders Under Discussion Is that really something you do on a phone?
View Add as favorite / Rename favorite OK
Change folder selection
Start maintainence mode Starts Bulk-Action dialogue (Move, Copy, Delete, Toggle Reminders / Alarms)
Prefer HTML to plain text
Load external references
Filter view Under discussion Possibility to filter the mails in the folder (e.g. by name, subject etc.)
View options Under discussion View option address sorting of items etc.

Message viewer

Category Action Status Comment
Email Reply long press offers dialogue to choose non-standard reply
Forward long press offers dialogue to choose non-standard reply
Mark email as... OK unread / read / important,... Works, but not as a submenu of Email.
Send again
Create to-do reminder
Find in email
Save as
Attachments Save (all) Under Discussion Show only if attachments exists / View tbd
Edit Edit email
Copy email to folder OK
Move email to folder OK
Delete email OK

Open

Here you can find functionallity that still needs to be discussed, wether it makes sense to add it to the mobile version of KDE PIM.

We do not need this

  • Print, Rationale: not practical from a handheld decive, most have no printer connection
  • Shortcuts (keyboard "accellerators"), Rationale: not needed in a touch screen handheld
  • Sieve
  • View source
  • Use fixed font
  • Show message structure
  • Multiple views
  • Import messages
  • Open...
  • Copy
  • Select all text
  • Log viewer

We need to discuss this

  • Templates
  • Expire all folders
  • Refresh local imap cache
  • Undo
  • Out of office replies
  • Threads
  • Move thread to trash
  • Mark thread as...
  • select all messages
  • Go options
  • Anti-Spam
  • Anti-Virus
  • Certificate Manager
  • GnuPG log viewer
  • What does subscription actually do? Does it belong to account or to folder level?

We need to integrate this


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