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How to cancel/suppress a mail address in Thunderbird

Hello, I have one Microsoft historic address, Hotmail. The genious from there creates the same, but "Outlook" address. By error, I create it in Thunderbird and I want to … (read more)

Hello, I have one Microsoft historic address, Hotmail. The genious from there creates the same, but "Outlook" address. By error, I create it in Thunderbird and I want to suppress it. I spent a lot of time here without success : I don't found how to do. Should I have to uninstall Thunderbird and reinstall it with all the other addresses ? Have a safe health, Best regards from France Jean

Asked by Psyphilo 4 hours ago

Answered by Psyphilo 11 minutes ago

‘mail to’ links & PDF files

A couple of annoying things have happened since I switched to Firefox as my main browser: • clicking on ‘mail to’ links no longer takes me to outlook, which is my main em… (read more)

A couple of annoying things have happened since I switched to Firefox as my main browser: • clicking on ‘mail to’ links no longer takes me to outlook, which is my main email provider • all of my PDF files stored in ‘my documents’ have been converted into Firefox web files I’d like these restored to my previous settings but can’t see how to do this!

Asked by Annegoodwin 19 minutes ago

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Classis View

I have several different email accounts in Thunderbird. I have attached two screen shots. Screenshot 1 is the classic view that I want on the other account, but when I go… (read more)

I have several different email accounts in Thunderbird. I have attached two screen shots. Screenshot 1 is the classic view that I want on the other account, but when I go into change to classic view nothing happens. I have attached screen shot 2 to show the other view which I don't like because my attachments are not with the name. Can you assist me in getting back to the classic view?

Asked by shawnwil 41 minutes ago

Answered by Stans 29 minutes ago

Pinch Zoom Functionality

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users? Or if there is a decent work around available yet? And if not, anyone have … (read more)

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users?

Or if there is a decent work around available yet?

And if not, anyone have a good answer as to why Firefox overlooked it in their last major update? Seems rather shortsighted to me. Not being able to pinch zoom on my mac trackpad is highly frustrating. It's pretty much a deal breaker, making me want to migrate back to Chrome or elsewhere. Which is sad, because I thought I'd finally escaped Google for browsing.

Asked by seanyful 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 hour ago

Do developers at Mozilla even look at these forums?

I'm very upset by the fact that they decided to not allow the Firefox for Android users to be able to access about:config to make changes as basic as change in the downfa… (read more)

I'm very upset by the fact that they decided to not allow the Firefox for Android users to be able to access about:config to make changes as basic as change in the downfall default folder. Is there any other way to change the default folder for downloads? It's ridiculous that the config was taken away from users. Especially when basic changes, like change in the default download folder, is not possible in their settings menu.

Asked by Robert 2 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 hour ago

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Latest release does not display top menu line (get messages, write, address book etc)

I am a long time user of Thunderbird. Problem as per the subject line. Thus I cannot write a new email, etc. Also I don't have access to the Thunderbird menu, which I nee… (read more)

I am a long time user of Thunderbird. Problem as per the subject line. Thus I cannot write a new email, etc. Also I don't have access to the Thunderbird menu, which I need to resolve another problem.

Asked by GeoffB 21 hours ago

Answered by sfhowes 19 hours ago

CLamAv found Js.Coinminer.Generic-7132237-0

Hi, I use FireFox (edit - 82.0.4 from LM repos) for my browser when using Linux Mint (I use it on WIn10 as well but this query is specific to LM). I use ClamAV for virus … (read more)

Hi, I use FireFox (edit - 82.0.4 from LM repos) for my browser when using Linux Mint (I use it on WIn10 as well but this query is specific to LM). I use ClamAV for virus scanning. ClamAV has found Js.Coinminer.Generic-7132237-0 in /home/username/.mozilla/firefox/puhh983l.default-release/extensions/adblockultimate@adblockultimate.net.xpi I've searched and found some mention that it might be a false positive but nothing confirming that info so far from my searching. What have I done so far: Done a fresh reinstalled of ClamAV following the ClamAV install procedure. Checked ClamAV is up to date by checking log files and latest available on the ClamAV website. Done a fresh install of FireFox Reinstalled add-ons one by one. ClamAV only finds the Coinminer once Adblock ultimate is installed/added. I'd like to keep Adblock ultimate as it does what I want it to do easily and efficiently but am happy to remove it to avoid the coinminer (if it is a problem and not a false positive) Can you help or have any advice. Thanks

Asked by dhula100 6 hours ago

Restore Prior Session (Tabs) on Restart - FAIL

I have set Restore Session on Startup but this always fails and I have to recreate all of my Tabs all over again. This seems to be a broken feature. Is there some known b… (read more)

I have set Restore Session on Startup but this always fails and I have to recreate all of my Tabs all over again. This seems to be a broken feature. Is there some known bug/issue with this and is it being worked on because it looks like I'm going to have to switch to another browser. I have about 12 Tabs I use routinely and setting these up de nova every time I restart Firefox is a complete pain. Any advice?

Asked by bradsecure64 6 hours ago

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Where is the settings/config file/data for Multi-Account Containers?

I accidentally set a frequent website I use to always open in the wrong container. I do get the prompt about 'would you like to open this container in [wrong container]'… (read more)

I accidentally set a frequent website I use to always open in the wrong container. I do get the prompt about 'would you like to open this container in [wrong container]' and I click the option not to do so while also having checked the box that says to remember this decision, but the check box seems to do nothing. I've checked the box countless times to no effect. I seem to have permanently created this state which is highly frustrating. I don't want this site opened in any container. I have a lot of sites I've configured in what I'm terming here "wrong container" (though it's the correct for those other sites), so I don't want to have to delete the entire container to fix this problem.

I've had other problems with Multi-Account Containers (such as, tabs I've closed coming back like zombies after restarting Firefox; or Firefox seeming to forget that certain tabs were in containers and the act of clicking their tab to place them in the correct container causes them first to reload in the default of no container), but for now my biggest issue is not being able to remove a website from the "always open in wrong container" list. Where is the list of websites per container stored? Is this somewhere in the about:config or in a raw, human-readable file on my filesystem somewhere? How can I fix my problem without having to delete the container entirely?

I'm running FF 82.0.2 (64-bit) with Multi-Account Containers version 7.2.0 on Manjaro Linux version 20.2

Asked by searchingformore 9 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 9 hours ago

Remove "blue bar" around login forms

Hi, Is there a way (via about:config or userChrome.css) to remove the blue rectangle around login forms ? This is very ugly, not even symmetric (on the right side is not … (read more)

Hi, Is there a way (via about:config or userChrome.css) to remove the blue rectangle around login forms ? This is very ugly, not even symmetric (on the right side is not the same) ...

Using Firefox 84.0.2 on macOS Catalina.

Thanks!

Asked by qtumev 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Addons are getting disabled automatically

Looking for any help or advice, I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I … (read more)

Looking for any help or advice,

I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I can install adblock, it will work until the browser is closed, next time I open the browser it will be disabled with no option to re enable it and no explanation as to why it was disabled. I have tried a few addons as a test and after the browser is closed all will be automatically disabled. With Bitdefender wallet trying to install the extension results in an error of the download is corrupt.

I have used Firefox for years with both of these options and no errors. To try and fix I have reinstalled both Firefox and Bitdefender but the issue remains the same.

Current Firefox build is at 84.0.2

Any advise would be brilliant as I really do not want to resort to Chrome (which is working perfectly).

Many thanks.

Asked by stuart47 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 hours ago

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Firefox default action for PDF has spontaneousl changed

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog… (read more)

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog which asks what to do with the file used to have "Save File" selected by default. This was convenient, because this is usually what I want. However, the default selection has recently changed to "Open with Firefox", which I hardly ever want. This requires me to perform an extra step when accessing PDFs from the Web, which I do quite often. I am not aware of having done anything which would affect this, nor have I found a corresponding option to change it back. How can I restore the previous behaviour?

Asked by rsbrux 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 months ago

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Display fonts in emails received are too small

My husband & I both have Thunderbird on Windows 10. I have set the fonts to be large (24 pt) for both composition and display, but while both things work on my PC, o… (read more)

My husband & I both have Thunderbird on Windows 10. I have set the fonts to be large (24 pt) for both composition and display, but while both things work on my PC, only the composition part works on his. I am attaching a JPEG showing the problem. The text is large when typed, but much smaller when the message is received. I have also attached a JPEG showing the current advanced settings for fonts on both PCs.

 I thought this might be related not to fonts but to a setting in View--but I played around with those and nothing changed: the type in the messages received is still much smaller than in the messages he writes.  It is set to Classic view, message body Original HTML.
 His Windows 10 display is set to custom scaling of 110%, which doesn't seem to make any difference.
 Is there some other setting I should try to adjust?
 

Many thanks for any suggestions!

Asked by Janet1593 2 days ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 day ago

Condense all extensions into a single extension icon in toolbar

I wanted to know if we can condense all the browser extension into a single extension icon and then click on an individual icon to access it's options. That would save a … (read more)

I wanted to know if we can condense all the browser extension into a single extension icon and then click on an individual icon to access it's options. That would save a lot of space and clear the clutter from the toolbar. This feature has been implemented in Chrome and I have attached a screenshot as a reference. Any help would be great.

Asked by Rishav 20 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

Customizing my page

I used to be able to move the topics up or down the page to soot my liking,, like edit,, move the post up or down the page,,, now I only get , customizations coming soon?… (read more)

I used to be able to move the topics up or down the page to soot my liking,, like edit,, move the post up or down the page,,, now I only get , customizations coming soon??? what happen?

Asked by Foxfire 22 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

Firefox window has got white windows

Hello there. Ive got a prblem with the borders of the browser. As on the picture there are whit borders, also in full screen. Can somebody help to remove the borders, so … (read more)

Hello there.

Ive got a prblem with the borders of the browser. As on the picture there are whit borders, also in full screen.

Can somebody help to remove the borders, so the browser can be real full screen?

Thx

Asked by jakob.eickel 23 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 18 hours ago

Selective (by folder) new message notifications

I use filters to sort my emails into different folders. I like the "new message" notifications, but some of my folders are less important than others and I would rather n… (read more)

I use filters to sort my emails into different folders. I like the "new message" notifications, but some of my folders are less important than others and I would rather not be bothered with new message notifications from those folders. Is there any way to configure these notifications to only look at certain folders?

Asked by craiggunther 1 day ago

Last reply by sfhowes 18 hours ago

gContactSync - its gone!

bold textGsync Add on has gone. - Thanks for warning us! How on early do I sync contacts now with Gmail? Every time I get an upgrade something else changes. Having used … (read more)

bold textGsync Add on has gone. - Thanks for warning us! How on early do I sync contacts now with Gmail?

Every time I get an upgrade something else changes. Having used this system now since 2008, I am finally thinking of giving up and transferring to Outlook again. I do this with great regret - but I am really not cut out for the Thunderbird world.

So If there is a solution, I might stay, but its become too much of a hassle now - I have also subscribed funds for many years.

Asked by chris_robb 1 day ago

Last reply by sfhowes 19 hours ago

Email to browser

When I am in another app and click a link, the browser opens up and takes me there. I used to be able to click the link and stay in the app. Is the option still available… (read more)

When I am in another app and click a link, the browser opens up and takes me there. I used to be able to click the link and stay in the app.

Is the option still available and where is it? I thank you in advance for your assistance.

Asked by The Lord of All He Surveys 23 hours ago