Hitting send by mistake -- a solution

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 22:11:19 CET 2013


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:41 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> 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. I consider it a benefit that I have to
> consciously look for it. Now, [Spelling] is where [Send] used to be, and if
> I accidentally click *that*, no harm.

Gmail has an "Undo Send" Labs setting.  I have this enabled, which
gives me a 30-second window to Undo after accidentally hitting Send
before the message is actually sent.



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