[MlMt] Apple-F doesn't function as expected if message window is open

Edward Thome ethome at murraystate.edu
Thu Sep 16 10:41:10 EDT 2021

On 16 Sep 2021, at 9:37, Raza Rizvi wrote:

>>>>  This has been bugging me for a while, but as the subject says, 
>>>> using Apple F is normally reserved to help find text matching your 
>>>> input. If you have focus on a Mailmate message window, it collapses 
>>>> that window so that it ends as a narrow window showing the red 
>>>> button to close the window, with no text.
>>>>  The only way I have found to return the window to any form of 
>>>> usable state is to use Window/Zoom and resize it. On occasions eve 
>>>> this will just make the narrow window taller in size.
>>>>  I cannot find any listing of Apple F in the Mailmate menus, nor in 
>>>> the keybinding files (in 5820), so I cannot work out what is going 
>>>> on, and why.
>>>>  Closing Mailmate and reopening it does not make the same mail 
>>>> message return to ‘normal’ size, it retains its new narrow 
>>>> size…
>>>>  Any suggestions?
>>> It's just a bug: you can resize the window using the mouse but it is 
>>> annoying as the separate message window size will stay like this 
>>> until they're resized.
>>> Charlie
>> I see Cmd-F bound to the 'Edit->Find->Find...' menu item, and the 
>> shortcut works for me (running r5820 under macOS 11.5.2).
> Eric - you are correct, now I look I also see this. But that is 
> clearly not what is happening. Apple F works in all other apps so it 
> appears to be a unique failure to Mailmate.
Just to clarify, because when I read Eric’s message I got the idea 
that Eric was thinking what I originally thought…Command-F while 
viewing the message in the Viewer Window.  However, there is a 
difference in how MM behaves if (a) the message is being viewed in the 
Viewer Window (in which case Command-F works as expected) versus (b) the 
message is in its own window (in which case Command-F does what Ravi has 

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