Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: I waste time waiting for attachments to upload

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Santiago, Chile
    Posts
    4
    Rep Power
    6

    Default I waste time waiting for attachments to upload

    Hello Zimbra folks,

    Probably the single most frustrating thing about using Zimbra for e-mail is that while uploading attachments, I cannot continue working on the e-mail message. While the upload window is active I can't type or do anything at all in Zimbra.

    Put it this way: If uploading a 5MB attachment takes 30 seconds, during which I can't work, and I send this attachment in 30 separate e-mails throughout the day, I have lost 15 minutes of productivity that day.

    With Google mail this was never an issue as I could continue working on the message while the attachment was uploading.

    Zimbra needs to fix this.

    Thanks,

    -MG from Chile

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    6,242
    Rep Power
    21

    Default

    Background uploading is already possible with an extension, make sure the server has the Zimlet and your browser has the xpi installed: Zimbra Gallery - Drag and Drop Firefox XPI

    While uploading you can continue to work on the message.

    By saving to drafts before navigating away it'll still upload.
    Do something else, and then visit your drafts when the browser stops 'spinning' and it'll be ready.
    (ZCS 6.0 will create tabs for each message on compose so this navigating away won't feel so 'wrong'.)

    There are several RFE's open on the DnD extension that you may wish to vote for:
    35570 bundle xpi on server
    27153 multi-browser/platform
    24794 detached compose windows
    24694 progress indicator
    38575 drop zone entire compose area

    For regular 'attach files':
    7862 background upload
    22503 progress status
    18678 cancel upload (currently just closes dialog - it still processes upload then removes)

Similar Threads

  1. zmtlsctl command not completing successfully
    By relay23 in forum Administrators
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 07-10-2008, 12:07 AM
  2. 5 X Upload Size Limit Exceeded
    By forbe in forum Error Reports
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-10-2008, 12:30 PM
  3. Time mess everything up
    By Peque in forum Zimbra Connector for Outlook
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-10-2007, 02:31 AM
  4. Zimbra dies after some time
    By czaveri in forum Installation
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 04-07-2006, 07:45 AM
  5. Internal Mails Stop Working After a While
    By mintra in forum Administrators
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 02-02-2006, 07:35 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •