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Change message composition settings
Updated Thunderbird, now outgoing messages are double-spaced lines. I want to reset it for single space.
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Hi, sorry but your question is in Firefox support, so please see Thunderbird help or get community help there -
moved to the Thunderbird queue
Of course I want to change my composition settings. I need to know where that is, because I cannot seem to find it.
NONE of the options shown in the "Composition" tab of the "Options" area are relevant. Nor under "General" or "Advanced" selections. Nor under the "Message" area.
"Help" just brings me to a list of unhelpful options that you cannot click on to read the texts.
Please try these for yourself, then tell me what you did that worked?
Thank you for pointing that out. It never occurred to me that, this was my issue, because I have always used my "enter" key to create a new paragraph (I would simply hit it twice, and bam, new paragraph).
I suppose something like this is more obvious to someone who troubleshoots and advises newbies frequently. But to me, the wording does not tip me off, so I passed over it. To me, it's like replacing a red light at an intersection with a small sign that says, "do not go until the green light is on" - indicating the same thing, but from the opposite angle.
Again, thank you.
Or someone that actually reads the release notes for new versions. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/45.0/releasenotes/
On any given day, millions of users click "I have read and agree to abide by all Terms and Conditions" just to get to the next screen and get a program loaded to solve a problem without holding up an hour and a half of their day reading the fine print.
A major percentage of these people will also ignore the release notes of a new version of a program they're extremely familiar with, because they know what they're doing and will eventually get to know the new features anyway.
I myself have apparently upgraded dozens of versions of Thunderbird with minimal awareness that anything was different to the point of confusion before this particular issue. And in fact, I do not recall EVER needing to seek help on such a simple and glaring change to the way this program works by solving it with the new release notes, so naturally I would not look there first, after 45 different versions.
So, if that last comment was intended to make me feel stupid, or get me to cry...thanks, I'll pass.
No just to make you aware that the info was available. Please do not cry.