Author Topic: Does AquaMail have an option to show ONLY email address in the TO, CC, BCC?  (Read 3428 times)

cychrn

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Hello,

I have searched around for this topic but I cannot find the solution anywhere so I decided to post a new topic.

This is my scenario. In my contact list, I have entered a long description of the contact in the First Name field of the contact so I can search for that particular person aside searching from his or her name. Like the dog grooming stylist, I'll put as...

"Peter, Dog Grooming Stylist, Near 3rd street"

in the First Name field. I found that entering all description in the first name field allows me to search for this contact when I search the word "Dog", which is very handy when i forget the name of this stylist.

The problem is, when i send an email to this guy, ALL the description for this contact appears along together with his email! This looks really bad because some contacts i put personal information along as well...

I tried to remove those words by disabling Contact chips so I can edit the contact in plain text. But this is still annoying. I have to remove all the names every time I send email... And by disabling Contact chips feature, i cannot use the feature to add email address to contact too...

So, is there anyway to make the email address showing ONLY the address?

Thank you very much!

Kostya Vasilyev

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Sorry there isn't. To Aqua Mail (or any other app) your "description" looks like the contact's "name" (which is really what it is).
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StR

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I don't think it is possible for the situation when you are writing a new e-mail and pick the address from the "Contacts".
A workaround: put that "extra" information in the "organization" field in your contacts.  That field is searchable the same way as the name field (it works on my Motorola phone), but Aquamail will not include that field.
You can also use the field "Title" for the same purpose.

Yet another workaround that seems to work on my phone. If you start from "Contacts", by finding the contact, and touching the e-mail address, and choosing Aquamail to send a message, it doesn't put the name, only the address. (But I didn't test this carefully by actually sending the message.)

For the situation when you are replying to an e-mail, and want to avoid insertion of the information about your contacts, you can disable that in Settings -> Contacts -> "Replace Contact names".
Note that there two options like that on that screen, and one has to guess  what "except on the compose screen" means (for the first occurence). I believe, that's only the substitution for when you are in the messages list or reading the message. But the only way I know that is because I saw that request in one of the threads, and Kostya responded recently that it was implemented.



@Kostya, It is the 1st (or maybe the 2nd) time I am looking at these two looking almost identically settings, and it is cryptic.
I understand that you may have chosen the wording to make it easy for translation...

For the 1st occurence, I'd suggest to make a positive description, not the negative one. (I.e. not where it doesn't control, but where it does)
How about "Replace original contact names with those from your Contacts for viewing messages only"?
And maybe even the option itself: "Replace contact names for viewing".
And the second one, - "Replace contact names in replies"

The description of the second message is also rather confusing: is it replacing only "on the compose screen" (as it claims), or also in the actual messages? I assume, it is the latter. Hence, I'd suggest changing the description text:
"Replace original contact names with those from your Contacts in reply" (or "... when replying")

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Re: For the 1st occurence, I'd suggest to make a positive description, not the negative one. (I.e. not where it doesn't control, but where it does)

You're right, I'll make the change. It just has to do with how these strings came to be historically.

And yes it will actually send the same way as seen on the compose screen, so the description could really be more clear about that too.
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Kostya Vasilyev

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Re: Re: For the 1st occurence, I'd suggest to make a positive description, not the negative one. (I.e. not where it doesn't control, but where it does)

Updated in 1.10 - build 395.

https://www.aqua-mail.com/forum/index.php?topic=5711.0
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Kostya Vasilyev

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@Paris Geek which are these?

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Remplacer les noms des expéditeurs par ceux dans vos Contacts, lors de l'affichage des messages

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 استخدام أسماء المُرسِلين، عند عرض الرسائل، كما تظهر في تطبيق جهات اتصال الجهاز

I guess the above are for the "viewing" case?

What about:

    <string name="prefs_contacts_replace_names_compose_summary">Replace recipient names with those from your
      Contacts, when replying</string>

Current:

    <string name="prefs_contacts_replace_names_compose_summary">En répondant ou transférant, remplacer les noms d\'origine des destinataires par ceux dans vos Contacts</string>

    <string name="prefs_contacts_replace_names_compose_summary"> عند إنشاء الرسائل، استخدام الأسماء كما تظهر في تطبيق جهات الاتصال بدل الأسماء الأصلية لهذه الجهات </string>
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Re: Yes, for viewing. For replying, current strings are fine as they are.

Thanks! Will update.
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