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How can i increase the number of shown folders (actual 15) under button "move" (german "Ablegen")?

How can i increase the number of shown folders (actual 15) under button "move" (german "Ablegen")?
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The omni.ja file is in Thunderbird program not Thunderbird Profile.

Command Prompt: cd /d C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird

  • This line is for win 32bit - if you use win 64 bit then it would be:

cd /d C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird

copy omni.ja omni.ja.17.0.6esr.backup

  • This line mentions that particular version 17.0.6esr , but it is likely you are not using that version. You could manually copy the file as a backup to desktop before using the command prompt, so omiting that line.

unzip omni.ja chrome\messenger\content\messenger\folderWidgets.xml

  • As it says: the command prompt states it will unzip omni.ja in order to access all other folders.

continue with info at link.

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Toad-Hall
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I've located some info, but I've not tried this myself.

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=2710625 Read comment by morat which start with this line: The folderWidgets.xml file is in the omni.ja file.

I've located some info, but I've not tried this myself. http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=2710625 Read comment by morat which start with this line: ''The folderWidgets.xml file is in the omni.ja file.''

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Toad-Hall said

I've located some info, but I've not tried this myself. http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=2710625 Read comment by morat which start with this line: The folderWidgets.xml file is in the omni.ja file.

Thank´s a lot - i´ll give it a try!

''Toad-Hall [[#answer-1174787|said]]'' <blockquote> I've located some info, but I've not tried this myself. http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=2710625 Read comment by morat which start with this line: ''The folderWidgets.xml file is in the omni.ja file.'' </blockquote> Thank´s a lot - i´ll give it a try!

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OK - i looked for all this files, but in the meantime it seems that this files are no longer used - i wasn´t able to find them!?!?!?

OK - i looked for all this files, but in the meantime it seems that this files are no longer used - i wasn´t able to find them!?!?!?
Toad-Hall
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The omni.ja file is in Thunderbird program not Thunderbird Profile.

Command Prompt: cd /d C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird

  • This line is for win 32bit - if you use win 64 bit then it would be:

cd /d C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird

copy omni.ja omni.ja.17.0.6esr.backup

  • This line mentions that particular version 17.0.6esr , but it is likely you are not using that version. You could manually copy the file as a backup to desktop before using the command prompt, so omiting that line.

unzip omni.ja chrome\messenger\content\messenger\folderWidgets.xml

  • As it says: the command prompt states it will unzip omni.ja in order to access all other folders.

continue with info at link.

The omni.ja file is in Thunderbird program not Thunderbird Profile. Command Prompt: cd /d C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird * This line is for win 32bit - if you use win 64 bit then it would be: cd /d C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird copy omni.ja omni.ja.17.0.6esr.backup * This line mentions that particular version 17.0.6esr , but it is likely you are not using that version. You could manually copy the file as a backup to desktop before using the command prompt, so omiting that line. unzip omni.ja chrome\messenger\content\messenger\folderWidgets.xml * As it says: the command prompt states it will unzip omni.ja in order to access all other folders. continue with info at link.

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Hi Toad-Hall,

thank´s for your support. I guess in my case it´ll be a little more complicated, because i use Thunderbird 60.3.1 (32-Bit) running under WIN10Pro (64-Bit) and launching the program via "PortableApps.com". That means i found the omni.ja-file under: E:\PortableApps\ThunderbirdPortable\App\Thunderbird, i named it omni.zip, unzipped it, searched for the file folderWidgets.xml, searched for the term _MAXRECENT, changed the value from 15 to 30, saved the file, zipped all together, named it back to omni.ja, copied it over the original one, startet Thunderbird with -purgecaches - but i still have only 15 folders - what went wrong?

Hi Toad-Hall, thank´s for your support. I guess in my case it´ll be a little more complicated, because i use Thunderbird 60.3.1 (32-Bit) running under WIN10Pro (64-Bit) and launching the program via "PortableApps.com". That means i found the omni.ja-file under: E:\PortableApps\ThunderbirdPortable\App\Thunderbird, i named it omni.zip, unzipped it, searched for the file folderWidgets.xml, searched for the term _MAXRECENT, changed the value from 15 to 30, saved the file, zipped all together, named it back to omni.ja, copied it over the original one, startet Thunderbird with -purgecaches - but i still have only 15 folders - what went wrong?

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after that i tried to simply edit the file omni.ja and changed the valu after _MAXRECENT from 15 to 30, but after that Thunderbird won´t start anymore. After copying the original omni.ja over it Thunderbird works again.

after that i tried to simply edit the file omni.ja and changed the valu after _MAXRECENT from 15 to 30, but after that Thunderbird won´t start anymore. After copying the original omni.ja over it Thunderbird works again.

Question owner

After a lot of tries and checking what gvim is and how it works i made it - thanks a lot to Toad-Hall!!!

After a lot of tries and checking what gvim is and how it works i made it - thanks a lot to Toad-Hall!!!