Do not clear/collapse focus of selected view items after action taken. 
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: Notes Client / Other
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: Kevin Mort217 17 May 2009
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Ok so what we're looking for here is a product of a discussion with the more Windows centric folks at a customer site.
The belief is that it is a MS standard UI guideline that a group of selected items, once an action is taken on them, the selected group remains selected/highlighted so that a second action could be taken.
The example is in Outlook, you have several unread messages. You select those messages, and select the option to mark as Read.  Once this is done, the items remain selected and you can perform another operation on them such as moving to a folder.
In Notes views/folders such as Inbox, once you perform one action on a selected group of messages, the selection "collapses" and only the first item of the group is then selected. You have to select them again to perform the second operation.
This would of course apply to any view/folder regardless of  the database.

1) Rupert Clayton364 (28 May 2009)
There have been many times when I could have used this capability. It's very frustrating to carefully select many docs from a view and then lose your selection after the first action. But... might this kind of change have a broad impact on all sorts of functionality that currently assumes the selection will be cleared after you act on the collection of view entries?
2) Charles Robinson8913 (15 Oct 2009)
What actions specifically exhibit that behavior? It can probably be coded to not do that since it's mostly likely using formula or LotusScript to clear the selection.


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