Re: Windows mail: automated switch to the message list!

  • From: "Hamid Hamraz" <hhamraz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 21:17:44 +0330

Hi Gary,

I think the problem with the message rules is only within 64-bit machines. Mine 
is 32-bit, and I could create my message rules the same as OE without a hitch.
The issue of the automatic focus switch is a matter of personal taste; I think 
it's not avoidable. Now I usually use ctrl + j and ctrl + u (just the same as 
OE) for moving around the folders containing unread messages.
It is mostly like a name change to windows mail. Jaws (11) sometimes mistakenly 
call it Outlook Express!
One improvement that I was expecting over OE is the addition of the language 
feature to its editor, I.e. when I change the keybord layout language, there 
should be a tag which lets Jaws reads the messages with its true language. 
Anyway this is also similar as OE.
To sum up, no problem so far.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Gary King 
  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 1:32 AM
  Subject: Re: Windows mail: automated switch to the message list!

  At some point, I will probably try the Windows Mail configuration on my 
Windows 7 system.  I hope you find a way to solve the focus change problem.  
Have you found any other problems with Windows Mail on your Windows 7 system?  
It has been stated on this list that message rules creation can't be done 
because of problems with the check boxes in the rules creation dialog.  Have 
you tried to create message rules in Windows Mail?

  Gary King

    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Hamid Hamraz 
    To: Jaws for windows 
    Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2011 2:56 PM
    Subject: Windows mail: automated switch to the message list!

    Hi all,

    I have windows 7 installed on my computer and managed to configure windows 
mail as the default email client using the tutorial here as provided by David:

    So far so good! This might be useful for folks avoiding upgrade to 7 
because of the email client issue.

    One difference to OE: when navigating in the folder view pane, for each 
folder that receives focus, if that contains any message, the focus switches 
automatically to the message list of the folder. Any suggestions on how to 
disable this feature or maybe tame it down for better utilization?


Other related posts: