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How can I start Thunderbird with Lightning showing as the 1st screen?

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I have a new keyboard and I want to be able to program the function key marked for Calendar to load up Thunderbird with the Lightning calendar page showing.

I have a new keyboard and I want to be able to program the function key marked for Calendar to load up Thunderbird with the Lightning calendar page showing.

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Matt said

just guessing but I think the command line option -calendar should make it happen, despite it being said only for sunbird see https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Command_Line_Options

You were right that it only works with Sunbird...BUT...Following the URL and by jigs and reels, I got to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1148476#answer-939632 (see last answer) which got me to: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/lightbird/ And it works! This allows the -calendar command line option to work. As far as I can tell, the add-on Calendar Tweaks now becomes in operable, but the other was more important. Thanks.

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just guessing but I think the command line option -calendar should make it happen, despite it being said only for sunbird see https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Command_Line_Options

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Matt said

just guessing but I think the command line option -calendar should make it happen, despite it being said only for sunbird see https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Command_Line_Options

You were right that it only works with Sunbird...BUT...Following the URL and by jigs and reels, I got to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1148476#answer-939632 (see last answer) which got me to: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/lightbird/ And it works! This allows the -calendar command line option to work. As far as I can tell, the add-on Calendar Tweaks now becomes in operable, but the other was more important. Thanks.

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Interesting... I have never seen that add-on before. Thanks for sharing.