reply to sent message comes from wrong account
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.
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).