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Delivery format "auto-detect" does not work any more

The delivery format "auto-detect" does not work any longer on my desktop computer: I can still compose messages in HTML (set as the default), but they are sent only as pl… (read more)

The delivery format "auto-detect" does not work any longer on my desktop computer: I can still compose messages in HTML (set as the default), but they are sent only as plain text, although the delivery format "auto-detect" is used as usual. Only when I change the delivery format to "Send the message in both plain text and HTML", it works - but I now need to do that manually for each composed message - rather inconvenient. The problem is the same on all accounts.

This behavior started on 2022-07-06 just after I installed a new S/MIME certificate, but on my notebook I did that as well without getting that problem.

I tried various things which however all did not solve the problem. It seems to me that HTML composition works as normal, but at the end Thunderbird uses auto-detect and wrongly determines that it is not requiring HTML, and therefore sends out only plain text. That is even if I format some text, insert an image, have an HTML table in my signature, etc., which all clearly makes HTML necessary.

The problem seems to be related to my Thunderbird profile folder. When I run it with an older version of the profile folder (about 6 months old), the problem is not there. But I don't simply want to switch to the old profile folder, since it might be tedious to get everything to the new state (messages, certificates, other things which I would need to research). Or could I copy only certain files of the old profile folder to the new one? Would it be something in prefs.js (which has many changes between those versions)?

I am using the latest Thunderbird version (91.12.0 64 bit). My computer runs on Windows 10 Pro.

Asked by Rüdiger Paschotta 2 days ago

Answered by david 2 days ago

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Can an open email message have a hotlink flag on it to show you've replied previously (Entourage Mac had that feature)

I previously used MS Entourage on Mac and migrated to Thunderbird as the best free alternative to what I missed from Entourage. However as my memory isn't that great it w… (read more)

I previously used MS Entourage on Mac and migrated to Thunderbird as the best free alternative to what I missed from Entourage. However as my memory isn't that great it would be very useful to see if I have previously replied to an email, say that came in the last week or two. In Entourage a message displayed at the top of the email saying that if a reply had previously been made and it was hotlinked so a click would take you straight to that reply. Is that feature in Thunderbird and if not could it be added?

Thanks

Asked by editortake5 1 month ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 month ago

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Deleted emails not showing up in Trash - Thunderbird 91.12.0 (32bit)

Since 29 July when I deleted permanently an unwanted message (which looked a phishing msg) all messages deleted are deleted permanently in that they don't show up in Tras… (read more)

Since 29 July when I deleted permanently an unwanted message (which looked a phishing msg) all messages deleted are deleted permanently in that they don't show up in Trash. Previous instances of this problem (in 2015 & 2018) are advised to go to Account / Server Settings where there was an option to change the behaviour of message deletions - there's nothing in Server Settings in 91.12.0 that looks like that & I can't find any other way of reversing my choice made for the single one I did want permanently gone which looks like it's now set that way for all. (set-up as a POP server and running on Windows 10.) thanks

Asked by mike 3 days ago

Answered by mike 21 hours ago

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Addons cant install

I had problem with Firefox. He was slow, i reseted, but my addons disappear. Now i have problem, i can install any addon's. Doesnt matter, official or unofficial. I cant … (read more)

I had problem with Firefox. He was slow, i reseted, but my addons disappear. Now i have problem, i can install any addon's. Doesnt matter, official or unofficial. I cant anything. Firefox was again reseted, uninstalled and again installed. No matter what i do, come this massage:

"Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt."

Asked by anderworld55555 5 days ago

Answered by anderworld55555 2 days ago

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How to get Content Types Back in Applications

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like … (read more)

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like a Word or Excel document, and it would come up on my screen. Now Firefox asks me to Save them. I don't want to automatically save files without first looking at them. How can I get those file types in the Application list again?

I have attached a pic of the file types I have left to chose from. There used to be a lot more. How can I get back all the missing choices I have had there for years?

Asked by mishasarkpetsitting 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Allowed one site to use camera while still blocking request from other sites

How do I add a site in setting - camera permissions to allow it to use my camera and microphone while still blocking other sites from asking to be allowed to use it. Dup… (read more)

How do I add a site in setting - camera permissions to allow it to use my camera and microphone while still blocking other sites from asking to be allowed to use it.

Duplicate. See https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1385117

Asked by grt_49 3 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 3 days ago

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Homepage randomly switches to MSN?

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since… (read more)

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since it is obtrusive and anti-Mozilla to me.

If y'all are sneaking it in for that sweet ad revenue, I understand, but I would donate to avoid this issue.

Otherwise Firefox / Thunderbird are awesome, and I appreciate all that you do!

Cheers, Elliot

Asked by deanel018 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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High number of processes for Firefox 102.0.1esr with only one tab; How to reduce

Hi, I am testing v102esr of Firefox for a rollout in September. One of this issues I have come across is the extremely high number of processes started when opening Fire… (read more)

Hi,

I am testing v102esr of Firefox for a rollout in September.

One of this issues I have come across is the extremely high number of processes started when opening Firefox.

We have our own website run via Windows Server using IIS. The home page has no remote content - it's all local so I don't believe any remote content is being opened. There is only one tab open.

For each new tab I open I get at least one additional process. So with 10 tabs opened I ended up with 24 processes.

In FF91esr this was 3-5 processes. I also noticed under performance settings I can no longer specify the number of processes.

Is there any way to reduce this number to something more sane, like 3-5?

Also, why is there a Console Window Host running under Firefox?

Is the Node.js also new? I don't recall seeing it before

thanks

Asked by citizen1138x 3 days ago

Answered by Terry 3 days ago

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Two-sided printing rotating on wrong axis - Firefox 103

When printing double-sided from Firefox 103, the second page comes out upside-down. A previous thread 'Two-sided printing rotating on wrong axis' reported this problem f… (read more)

When printing double-sided from Firefox 103, the second page comes out upside-down. A previous thread 'Two-sided printing rotating on wrong axis' reported this problem for Firefox 85 / 86, and said that it was fixed by updating to the current version. I have the current version, but am getting the same problem. I have tried manually setting instructions to flip on long side (portrait orientation), but that doesn't work. Help!

Asked by mlb46 4 days ago

Answered by mlb46 3 days ago

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Container Tabs - Always open

I am trying to set youtube to always open in Youtube container , when i right click on the logo or name of the container it doesn't do anything , at previous version was… (read more)

I am trying to set youtube to always open in Youtube container , when i right click on the logo or name of the container it doesn't do anything , at previous version was fine , is there any issue with current version ? is there another way to enable youtube to open always in it's own container ?

Asked by Nikolas 1 month ago

Answered by Nikolas 1 month ago

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Just upgraded 100 → 103 : how to disable <Ctrl><W> now ?

Until FF100, I used to disable <Ctrl><W> (close tab) by modifying browser/omni.ja, commenting the following line out in chrome/browser/content/browser/browser… (read more)

Until FF100, I used to disable <Ctrl><W> (close tab) by modifying browser/omni.ja, commenting the following line out in chrome/browser/content/browser/browser.xhtml :

<key id="key_close" data-l10n-id="close-shortcut" command="cmd_close" modifiers="accel" reserved="true"/>

It worked until FF100, but doesn't work anymore in FF103 : commenting that line out seems to have no effect on <Ctrl><W>.

Does anybody know why ? Or does anybody know a way to disable <Ctrl><W> ?

Background : on French keyboards, the <W> key is right next to <X>, so when I try to do a cut/paste (<Ctrl><X> → <Ctrl><V>) I sometimes end up doing <Ctrl><W> by mistake, thus closing the tab. Re-opening the tab doesn't always do the trick, sometimes the latest work is lost.

Asked by chentaocredungtao 4 days ago

Answered by Terry 4 days ago

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TB 102.1.0 - How to add Apple Address Book?

Now that TBSync & Provider no longer work in TB, how do we continue to sync/use Apple AddressBook with TB? I am able to add the Apple iCal Calendar(s) by figuring out… (read more)

Now that TBSync & Provider no longer work in TB, how do we continue to sync/use Apple AddressBook with TB?

I am able to add the Apple iCal Calendar(s) by figuring out the URL here: https://frightanic.com/apple-mac/thunderbird-icloud-calendar-sync/ https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-find-your-icloud-calendar-url/

How does one add the Apple Addressbook and/or find the Addressbook cardDav URL?

Asked by rivrunnr 5 days ago

Answered by rivrunnr 5 days ago

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firefox 103.0.1 is huge after win 10, 07-31-2022 update

I updated the windows 10 installation on my Toshiba satellite laptop yesterday, 07-31-2022 and when i opened Firefox after that, it was huge - I have to dial it down to a… (read more)

I updated the windows 10 installation on my Toshiba satellite laptop yesterday, 07-31-2022 and when i opened Firefox after that, it was huge - I have to dial it down to about 70% on the zoom to have it display even somewhat normally. I don't find any current answers when I google the question, so I'm asking here as I don't know what else to try. I've attached a screenshot to show how large it is, even at 67% zoom.

thanks!

Asked by ifasko 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 days ago

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Zoom change in firefox 103, how to undo it?

Firefox 103 screws with website zooming if you use the "Make text bigger" accessibility setting in Windows. 150% for example now zooms in a lot more with the accessibilit… (read more)

Firefox 103 screws with website zooming if you use the "Make text bigger" accessibility setting in Windows. 150% for example now zooms in a lot more with the accessibility setting in Windows set to 120%.

How do I undo this change so that 150% is 150% and not bigger than 150%? I had all my frequented websites set up how I liked it and now this comes along and messes it all up >:V at the moment it seems like 120% Firefox + 120% Accessibility is similar to what 150% in Firefox was like but it's not exactly the same. I've now gotta go futz with zoom levels for each web page I frequent again to find what looks most comfortable for each one.

Also this change greatly modifies consistency when it comes to the granularity of zooming. For example, what is 100% zoom when Accessibility is set to 120% so that I can avoid filtered scaling being applied to pictures? Why is the in-browser percentage indication not accurate with the level of zooming actually being applied?

The zoom level I choose is no longer the zoom level applied, there is now a multiplier in effect. So 50% isn't 50% anymore, 60% isn't 60% anymore, 70% isn't 70% anymore, 80% isn't 80% anymore, 90% isn't 90% anymore, 100% isn't 100% anymore, 110% isn't 110% anymore, 120% isn't 120% anymore, 130% isn't 130% anymore, 140% isn't 140% anymore etc.

A website that looked good at 133% can no longer be viewed at 133% if the Accessibility setting isn't also 133%.

Not a fan of whoever decided to implement this seemingly without a way to turn it off.

Asked by Franpa 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Ui and bookmarks toolbar problem's after 103 update

i really hate when forcing a new features without clear or easy way to disable it ..started the the download icon new annoying behave. now i have 2 more problems.... 1.ho… (read more)

i really hate when forcing a new features without clear or easy way to disable it ..started the the download icon new annoying behave. now i have 2 more problems....

1.how can i disable this one ( Windows' "Make text bigger" accessibility setting now affects all the UI and content pages, rather than only applying to system font sizes) it was ok before update i want to remove this new one i don't like the UI auto resize..

2.after updating to 103 my bookmarks toolbar stopped working.. now its it's empty and i cannot add any new bookmark by select and drag the only thing i can do to show or hide this blank bookmark toolbar how to fix it ?

Asked by WinterAutumn Boy 1 week ago

Answered by rogéz 1 week ago

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Ribbon size at top of screen suddenly changed

I opened Firefox this morning and suddenly my home screen was 4 or 5 times larger then when I shut down the night before. The zoom settings in the menu only affect the bo… (read more)

I opened Firefox this morning and suddenly my home screen was 4 or 5 times larger then when I shut down the night before. The zoom settings in the menu only affect the body of the home screen. I can not find how to reduce the size of the fonts being used in the ribbon.

Asked by Captain Ron 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

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How To undo Update 103.0

I just updated and now everything is larger. The bookmarks toolbar is larger, the tabs are larger... There's barely any room for the page I want to see. How do I go back … (read more)

I just updated and now everything is larger. The bookmarks toolbar is larger, the tabs are larger... There's barely any room for the page I want to see. How do I go back to the previous version? OR how do I get stuff back to normal? Thank you for any help. It will be appreciated.

Asked by Vanessa 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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deploying firefox-add-ons via group policies doesn't work anymore after proxy-change

Hello, I used to deploy add-ons via group policies - this worked like a charm: Firefox esr (91.11.0esr x64), ADMX-templates in Sysvol\PolicyDefinitions, Group Policies: … (read more)

Hello,

I used to deploy add-ons via group policies - this worked like a charm: Firefox esr (91.11.0esr x64), ADMX-templates in Sysvol\PolicyDefinitions, Group Policies: User configuration, administrative templates, mozilla, firefox, add-ons --> install add-ons --> https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/file/1234567/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi

A few months ago, we had to change our network-configuration. We were using a proxy before, but our proxy had direct access to the internet. Now our proxy forwards everything to another proxy. Since about that time, add-on-deployment via gpo doesn't work anymore. It could be something else, but i suspect the proxy-change.

I tried to deploy unc-paths, internal websites and different syntaxes; none of this works:

  • http://192.168.100.10/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • http://internalwebsite/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • https://192.168.100.10/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • https://internalwebsite/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • \\192.168.100.20\netshare\goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • \\internalfileserver\netshare\goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • file://///192.168.100.20/netshare/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi
  • file://///internalfileserver/netshare/goodaddon-1.0.01.xpi

As you can see I tried using internal sites, so that no proxy would be needed. And I also added these sites to the allowed add-on-installation-sites (computer configuration, same group policy). The sites are all accessible; if I enter these addresses as url, firefox can access the xpi-file.

I know how to pack add-ons into the firefox-setup-file; that still works. But first of all, firefox is already installed on most of my clients. Second, after a fresh installation of firefox with this self-created package, all add-ons are installed, but not activated. And I would like to restrict activation/deactivation of add-ons via gpo.

  1. 1 Are there other ways to deploy add-ons in a domain-network (e.g. script-based)?
  2. 2 Are there any logs where I could find out what exactly goes wrong?
  3. 3 Are there any other syntaxes I could try (group policy urls)?
  4. 4 Can anyone guess what the problem is (why it is not working anymore)?

Help would be very much appreciated.

Best regards.

Asked by mozilla355 1 week ago

Answered by mozilla355 6 days ago

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Open file saves to downloads folder.

Hi all, So I recently got a new laptop for work, so naturally installed the latest version of Firefox on it. I see in a previous version, they changed the way "Open file"… (read more)

Hi all,

So I recently got a new laptop for work, so naturally installed the latest version of Firefox on it. I see in a previous version, they changed the way "Open file" works, so now instead of it downloading to your TEMP folder and opening the file and hiding where it is "saved", it now just SAVES the file to the Downloads folder and opens it.

This is a problem for me at work, as I essentially open 100s of files every day and my Downloads folder is just full of junk now that I would need to sort out from what is junk and what isn't. Is there a way to change this back to the way it was, or is there a way to make it so that when I tell Firefox to OPEN a file, that it saves it a different location from my default Downloads folder? This way I could simply schedule a task to auto delete files older than X days, without risking files that I actually want saved.

Thanks very much.

Asked by Frogger60 6 days ago

Answered by AliceWyman 6 days ago