Hitting send by mistake -- a solution

TIm Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Tue Feb 5 21:22:02 CET 2013


On Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:41:21 -0500, Terry Reedy wrote:
> [comment about a double post]
>  > He must have hit the send button too early by mistake.
> 
> I used to do that occasionally. The reason is that the default
> position of [send] was on the left, under [File] and [Edit], and
> sometimes I did not move the mouse up enough before clicking. With
> Thunderbird, I was able to move [Send] to the right of the other
> buttons, under nothing. It is much harder to accidentally click it.

That assumes the error is made via the mouse.  In many email clients,
Control+Enter will also result in sending.  Thunderbird has a
confirmation option, while Outlook just fires it into the ether
without recourse (I need to dig into Claws Mail's options, as I've
been working to shift over).

-tkc





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