Literally: smart find, read status is unread, click “all mail” and save search.
Showing the count would be nice, but one of those two is trivial to achieve.
As far as the sorting…meh. Doesn’t bother me at all, your mileage clearly
However, in terms of care and feeding, it’s pretty clear Outlook is getting way
more than Mail, probably because it’s a much higher priority for MS than Mail
is for Apple. And MS actually responds to feedback from the in-client feeback
From: <mmr-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> on behalf of Julian Koh
Reply-To: "mmr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <mmr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 3:27 PM
To: "mmr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <mmr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [mmr] Re: some new email tracking mechanism?
On Oct 8, 2019, at 13:19, John Welch
Doubtful, mail is given just enough attention to basically work. One of the
reasons I use Outlook.
Outlook is still too annoying for me to use as a full time primary client. How
hard can it be for the Smart Folder I create to look at all unread messages to
actually show me all my unread messages across all folders? Or even just show
a count of how many messages match the condition(s) set by the Smart Folder?
And wouldn’t it make sense for me to be able to rearrange the list of folders
such that the Smart Folders, which by definition I’ve created to look at
specific slices of mail across all folders, show up near the top of the whole
Of course, even before this whole Read Receipt thing, Mail/Calendar had its
list of annoyances for me as well…..but this read receipt thing really sticks
in my craw.