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Move The Attachments List To The Top

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I have been trying, really, really, trying, to get Thunderbird to display the attachments at the TOP of the message window, and having no luck with following any of the offered solutions in making this happen.

I know the userChrome is working, (see screenshot), but if I insert the code that does the whole window rearranging by adjusting where the elements show up in reference to the splitter, I get a blank window.

If I use the suggested solution of binding an XML file to #singlemessage, nothing happens.

If I use the suggested solution of binding the XML to #messagepanebox, I get an blank window.

The XML does not even need anything in the file for the targeted bindings, or can just have a variable assignment to generate the blank window.

Just plain frustrating.

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I tried the method given here and achieved the same result as you. But the suggestion to use CustomizeMyBird works.

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CustomizeMyBird works in changing various elements of the user interface, but it does not affect the location of the attachment in a message window, the attachment bar is still on the bottom.

Hmmm.

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Under the General UI section of CMB Options, check 'Attachments: move above mail content'. See the attached picture. Note: you must use the default theme.

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Apparently I am asking "how to make orange juice" and everyone is telling me "how to make apple juice" because orange juice drinkers are in the minority.

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cDreamDancer said

Apparently I am asking "how to make orange juice" and everyone is telling me "how to make apple juice" because orange juice drinkers are in the minority.

Perhaps looking at the options for the customize my bird instead of Thunderbird's own option would help. They are usually accessed from the add-on manager. Although Thunderbird 60 has an entry on the tools menu for add-on options.

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Extension was updated to work with message windows, problem solved by extension author.