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reply to sent message comes from wrong account

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I have multiple email accounts under Thunderbird. When I Reply to a message in my Sent folder to provide follow-up to the message, it correctly addresses it to the previous recipient list and shows the current account as sender. However, when I hit Send, it changes the sender to another account (same other account, and not the Local one) and puts the message in that account's Sent folder.

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Do you have each account sending through separate smtp servers with User Names that match with the account?

When you follow up to a sent message, the usual method is not to Reply, but to Edit As New Message.


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Well, the list of outgoing SMTP settings included the gmail accounts in question, with separately listed lines for each account, as well as a number of ones no longer viable. [T-bird doesn't provide means, other than listing the username, of verifying that a particular setting will be selected for a given account.] I deleted the dead ones (after first moving the default to a live one on gmail). Now the problem I had is eliminated: Reply now goes back to me, not to the recipient list. I miss the shorthand version I'd been using (I had used it mainly with the account that happened to be the one T-bird was using to send). Edit as New Message is nice, but not as clean in indicating that this is a follow-up to a previously-sent email (which may be part of a chain of emails).


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