Re: email and nvda


Don't providers give more than one address to users?  Why couldn't you have separate accounts, for different purposes using different addresses with the same provider?  Or as another solution, have different names you give as your display name for different purposes.  Then use display rules to send mmessages with one display name to one folder and with another display name to another.  The problem doesn't seem difficult to solve and using Outlook Express for some or perhaps many users introduces complications and annoyances.  I don't use Outlook Express but a very knowledgeable tech on another list I follow has seen enough people have problems with it that he recommends that only advanced users use the Windows 10 version.  And I've seen long discussions from a few users who set up everything correctly and the program still doesn't work correctly. 
Nowadays, with an add on I read about recently that provides first letter navigation in the folders list, the last major problem with Thunderbird accessibility has evidently been solved.  There are two minor accessibility problems I know of but the most serious was the inability to move by first letter navigation in the folders tree view for those with multiple accounts.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 2:43 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] email and nvda

What I mean is completely separate  identities as in Outlook Express where
one cannot see any of the other accounts at all. Of course you can have  the
same account in two identities if you want, say one imap and one pop3, but
equally you can put in a password so that an identity cannot be opened
without it. OK its not mega secure, but  I'm not using it for that reason.
I'm ttrying to keep charity and perrsonal emails apart and mail list emails
and soccial group emails as well. What I do not want is one big tree view
with everything on it all in the same view.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Antony Stone" <antony.stone@...>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, September 04, 2017 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] email and nvda

> I'm not entirely certain what you mean by the specific word "identities",
> because Thunderbird can certainly have multiple user settings, which can
> collect email from different accounts, are configured with the reply
> address for
> each of those accounts, so that you can reply to emails from the different
> addresses.
> Whether these are called "identities" (it's the word I would use) or
> something
> else, I don't know, but it certainly has this facility.
> Antony.
> On Monday 04 September 2017 at 18:13:57, Gene wrote:
>> As far as I know, Thunderbird doesn't have identities.  Also, it is my
>> impression that identities are considered obsolete and aren't generally
>> used in what are considered modern e-mail programs.  Windows Live Mail
>> doesn't use them, I doubt Thunderbird does, I've never seen any evidence
>> that it does, and we'll see what others say about other programs.
>> Gene
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io
>> Sent: Monday, September 04, 2017 4:33 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] email and nvda
>> Can you open several folders and leave them open and just go between
>> them?
>>  Also how can one do identities on Tbird, to make it work like Outlook
>> express so you know which email  account is replying to an email.
>>  Brian
>> bglists@...
>> Sent via blueyonder.
>> Please address personal email to:-
>> briang1@..., putting 'Brian Gaff'
>> in the display name field.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Travis Siegel" <tsiegel@...>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Monday, September 04, 2017 5:10 AM
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] email and nvda
>> > thunderbird works a treat. It's a bit slow at times (especially if you
>> > have thousands and thousands of messages), but otherwise, it works just
>> > fine with NVDA, and I've been using it for just about a year now
>> > without
>> > any major problems.
>> >
>> > On 9/3/2017 10:20 PM, slery wrote:
>> >> I am looking for a new email program (obviously needs to work with
>> >> NVDA).
>> >>
>> >> Must haves: work with gmail, work with multiple email accounts, open
>> >> multiple folders at the same time
>> >>
>> >> Thanks for any help. Outlook keeps crashing every time I try to open a
>> >> second folder (or even just switch to a different folder within the
>> >> same window).
>> >>
>> >> Cindy
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