#789 ✓fixreleased

Sort order in new message From menu

Reported by Meindert | May 27th, 2014 @ 04:08 AM

The new message From menu seems to have no logical sort order, which gets confusing when you have a lot of accounts and aliases.

I name my account descriptions this way to force an easily scannable order in the Inbox list:

domain - login@ - ISP


alpha.com - aaron@ - Runbox
alpha.com - wendy@ - Runbox
aol.com - 234324324@ - AOL
beta.net - info@ - Gmail
beta.net - subscriptions@ - Gmail

Thinking of this, a good pattern for the From menu would be to sort by alphabetical order and rearrange things as:

alpha.com - aaron@ - "Aaron Smith"
alpha.com - wendy@ - "Customer Support"
aol.com - 234324324@ - "Password Recovery"
beta.net - info@ - "Beta, Inc."
beta.net - subscriptions@ - "Subscription Support"

In other words, for "Subscription Support" subscriptions@beta.net, rearrange it in the order from left to right of the most important to least important stuff when deciding which From to use in an e-mail, and sort by that way.

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