Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Kmail and address book

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,085

    Default Kmail and address book

    Hi when I try to write email, and enter the first few letters of the recipient in the "to:" box, it sometimes but not always autocompletes..
    ie let's say my contact's name is Frederick, his address is eg robertsharry@snotmail.com
    I enter Fred or fred or fre, a couple of addresses come in to the autocomplete drop-down, but not his. After searching all over over to find his address by other means, I start to write it in manually only to find that he IS in my address book (and also in recent addresses), listed under Freddie. I know that the word Freddie is not in his actual address, but what is the point of having a search function if you have to remember the address yourself?
    In other words surely the drop down search should show display names (as well as any other fields)?

    Tumbleweed/KDE/Ati Radeon R9 270/AMD FX-6300/8Gb DDR3

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,085

    Default Re: Kmail and address book

    Also surely to G*d when I HAVE manually written in an address, there should be a way to right-click or toolbar button to "add to address book".....
    Am I somehow using the wrong combo of mail client/address book?
    (any suggestions to go back to "Outlook" or Outlook Express" will be placed in the "Not Funny" pile...




    Are these not compatible?

    Tumbleweed/KDE/Ati Radeon R9 270/AMD FX-6300/8Gb DDR3

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Netherlands
    Posts
    24,721

    Default Re: Kmail and address book

    You only have to go to: Unusable Kaddressbook 4.4.5 in openSUSE 11.2 to see that the Kaddressbook of KDE 4.4.4 is not what it should be.
    Henk van Velden

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,085

    Default Re: Kmail and address book

    TY Henk;
    Hmmm AFAIK it has always been this way? Not just > 4.4.x ... Any suggestions for a nicer email/contact client? I only have about 100 friends , I don't organise meetings or birthdays.... it can't be difficult...
    A Rolodex would be more reliable!
    Could this be to do with the shambolic train crash that is akonadi/strigi/nepomuk/virtuoso/soprano etc etc?

    From your link:

    So, please be patient and supportive some more years.
    LOLOLOLOLOL........

    Tumbleweed/KDE/Ati Radeon R9 270/AMD FX-6300/8Gb DDR3

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,085

    Default Re: Kmail and address book

    Continue conversation at Henk's thread, to save duplicatons..:
    Unusable Kaddressbook 4.4.5 in openSUSE 11.2

    Tumbleweed/KDE/Ati Radeon R9 270/AMD FX-6300/8Gb DDR3

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,085

    Default Re: Kmail and address book


    Tumbleweed/KDE/Ati Radeon R9 270/AMD FX-6300/8Gb DDR3

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •