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Managing tags... How?

Using V78.7.0 (64-bit)... When accessing the "Manage Tags..." function, the list of tags is empty and the only option available is "New...". That option works but, if you… (read more)

Using V78.7.0 (64-bit)...

When accessing the "Manage Tags..." function, the list of tags is empty and the only option available is "New...". That option works but, if you later go back to "Manage Tags...", even a newly added tag is not in the list. The only way to later manipulate tags is to shut down Thunderbird, edit the "prefs.js" file directly, and restart. It is the only way that works but, surely, that's not the way people are supposed to manage/customize tags.

Am I missing something? Is this a known problem?

Asked by rnturner59 1 day ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 11 hours ago

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Change the Keyboard Shortcut for Show All Bookmarks back to Ctrl-Shift-B as in version 83

All of a sudden pressing Ctrl-Shift-B no longer opens my Bookmarks window (Library), but instead closes my bookmarks toolbar! Is there a way to revert this shortcut back … (read more)

All of a sudden pressing Ctrl-Shift-B no longer opens my Bookmarks window (Library), but instead closes my bookmarks toolbar!

Is there a way to revert this shortcut back to what it's been for the longest time?

I know the "new" combination is Ctrl-Shift-O but I've used the old one so often (maybe 50 times a day), that this change is nerve-racking.

Thanks.

Asked by Slouch 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 hours ago

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Am I the only Mac user disappointed with Firefox 86's "improved Print functionality?"

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope! And there is no technical reason for this! Chro… (read more)

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope!

And there is no technical reason for this! Chrome/Vivaldi/Brave all have a similar dialog box that makes it easy not to waste paper when a website insists on printing a second page for a single word.

Come on, Mozilla! A little feature parity would be nice – especially for such basic functionality!

Asked by wmff 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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What Happened to "Print Preview"?

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the wa… (read more)

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the way we wanted them. That's now missing. As a result, stuff that used to cost us for ten pages now costs us for twenty pages. Also, when we print double-sided, the second side prints upside down.

This strikes me and my wife as a horrible development, and we would like to go back to the old version ASAP!

Asked by Anan 9 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 hours ago

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Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgradin… (read more)

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgrading error, or is it just the way Firefox will be now?

Asked by firefox1202 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Calendar & Today Pane

Events are currently displayed in the calendar & Today Pane with the corresponding calendar color filling the event banner and the category color only showing as a sm… (read more)

Events are currently displayed in the calendar & Today Pane with the corresponding calendar color filling the event banner and the category color only showing as a small sliver on the right side of the banner. Is there a way to reverse this display? I would prefer the event banner to be the category color with the calendar color as a small sliver. Screenshots attached.

Asked by Kelly Riehl 5 months ago

Answered by Kelly Riehl 5 months ago

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Copy a Thunderbird email file from desktop to inbox no longer works

From a 2nd PC I saved Tbird emails intending to copy them into my main PC Tbird inbox. Doing so used to work with no issues. Now it does not work. I have them on my de… (read more)

From a 2nd PC I saved Tbird emails intending to copy them into my main PC Tbird inbox. Doing so used to work with no issues. Now it does not work. I have them on my desktop and I do a drag and drop. I have also tried copy and paste. Is there something else I can try?

Asked by ldkamb 3 days ago

Answered by ldkamb 7 hours ago

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Last closed tab reopens at start

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i… (read more)

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i start Firefox this last opened tab, which usually would be closed after clicking on the X, will open at start again.

This behavior drives me crazy. If i want to close Firefox with the only tab opened remaining until restart, i usually would click the red X of the Windows forms control elements.

Is there any option in "about:config" which really can close the last remaining tab, while also closing Firefox?

Thank you

Asked by ffproblems 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Apple forum doesn't display on Mac OS

The web site from Apple does not display correctly o a Mac OS running the latest version 85. The site is https://discussions.apple.com/welcome the screen shows as enclose… (read more)

The web site from Apple does not display correctly o a Mac OS running the latest version 85.

The site is https://discussions.apple.com/welcome the screen shows as enclosed. When I use another browser it works properly on the same workstation. Also I have refreshed and reinstalled FF.

Asked by Mace2 3 weeks ago

Answered by Mace2 1 day ago

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Print Preview / Shrink To Fit / Simplify Page all missing

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features fre… (read more)

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features frequently but this morning I tried to get to them and they're suddenly all GONE! Am I the only one who used them??

Asked by cyoungohio 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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"simplify page" option missing in print preview

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. … (read more)

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. Without it many pages are impossible to print. How can I restore this feature?

Asked by dplant 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Clear Browsing History

Is there an option or extension that I haven't found which would automatically delete browsing history items after existing for a certain time period (e.g. 1 day, 2 weeks… (read more)

Is there an option or extension that I haven't found which would automatically delete browsing history items after existing for a certain time period (e.g. 1 day, 2 weeks, 1 month, etc.)? If not, could one be created?

Asked by David Ballard 8 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 7 hours ago

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settings/privacy&security/show passwords

i have installed Thb for a company with 5 members. I am the one who takes care of thb, updates etc. Now, users can go the settings, and make the email account passwords v… (read more)

i have installed Thb for a company with 5 members. I am the one who takes care of thb, updates etc. Now, users can go the settings, and make the email account passwords visible.

How can I change settings that users can NOT make the email passwords visible for them?

If this is not possible, can I make the suggestion here, to make an extra possibilty for this?

Thank you.

Asked by meetup 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago

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Reinstalled Firefox and now makes me reregister every time I open it!

I love Firefox and have used it for years! I am working on a Macbook Air, with the latest Big Sur iOS. Today Firefox was working fine. Then (in an attempt to use a new so… (read more)

I love Firefox and have used it for years!

I am working on a Macbook Air, with the latest Big Sur iOS.

Today Firefox was working fine.

Then (in an attempt to use a new software that requires an old version of Firefox) I uninstalled my current Firefox and installed an old version of Firefox. (Side note: the old version of Firefox would not work with the new software's imacros because of Big Sur. So I have installed Parallels so I can run the new software on Windows.)

Soooooooo, I uninstalled the old version of Firefox, and then downloaded the lastest version of Firefox. I installed it as instructed.

Two things are happening:

1. Firefox icons in Applications and in the dock both show as a shortcut. I cannot seem to install a non--shortcut version of Firefox! 2. EVERY time I now open Firefox, it requires me to re-login to Firefox AND reinstall the extensions. Very annoying!

So I know I'm missing something. Not real technie, so any help is appreciated!

Thank you!

Asked by kip3 1 day ago

Answered by kip3 8 hours ago

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Storage of PGP passphrase

I have just upgraded from 68.12 to 78.2.2. I used Enigmail but I have migrated to the built-in openPGP. Everything runs as it should. But it seems that my passphrase has… (read more)

I have just upgraded from 68.12 to 78.2.2. I used Enigmail but I have migrated to the built-in openPGP. Everything runs as it should.

But it seems that my passphrase has been saved. In the old Enigmail, it used to ask for the passphrase regularly, which I found safer.

So in Thunderbird 78.2.2, is there a way to avoid the saving of the passphrase, or to define how long the passphrase should be saved (e.g. 15 min, session...)? If not, should I then use a master password to protect it? I cannot find the passphrase under saved passwords, so I am not sure where it is stored and therefore if the master password would protect the passphrase.

Thank you!

Asked by i 5 months ago

Answered by christ1 5 months ago

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Cannot send email with smtp.office365.com

I was connected to O365 with my work email but cannot send any message. IMAP works just fine, all folders synced regularly, but sending not work for some unknown reason.… (read more)

I was connected to O365 with my work email but cannot send any message. IMAP works just fine, all folders synced regularly, but sending not work for some unknown reason.

SMTP setting is as follow: smtp.office365.com port 587 STARTTLS OAuth (this is correct setting, all others shows errors, including outlook.partner.cn & smtp.office365.cn, which is completely normal since I'm not in China).

The first thing that jump out is that my password is not OK, which is not correct. Password is OK. Click on "Retry" or "Enter new password" do nothing, just return the same pop up. If "Cancel", then receiving message with "unknown error 80004005" and all other blablabla about unknown reasons, with instruction to check my SMTP settings.

I've tried all variations available, but nothing works. Sometimes, at some moment after click on Cancel, it said "Message sent" and I can see it in my Sent Items folder, but it's fake because I never receive that test message to my personal Gmail address.

I have already tried all suggestions I could find (deleting passwords, resetting all, restarting, deleting and adding account again, changes in Config editor related to security.tls), but nothing worked for me.

My OS: Win 10 Pro, build 2004, TB version 78.3.2

Any advise is very welcome. Thank you all in advance.

Asked by denexi 4 months ago

Answered by Norbert 3 months ago

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Can't change line spacing, font, colors in folder list or message list

Can't change line spacing, font, colors in folder list or message list something's changed in version 78 vs 68 for Windows 10. Can you help me customize the line spacing … (read more)

Can't change line spacing, font, colors in folder list or message list

something's changed in version 78 vs 68 for Windows 10.

Can you help me customize the line spacing (padding?), font, colors, font size in both the folder list and message list panes?

I've been trying several edits to the userChrome.css file and experimented with the layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config.

The mods I use to userChrome.css that work in version 68 don't work in version 78.

I've had some success with the message list but haven't found anything that reduces the space between lines in the folder pane. That's important for me.

in case it helps, here is what I currently have in the userChrome.css file in Thunderbird v78

  • Do not remove the @namespace line -- it's required for correct functioning

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

  1. folderTree > treechildren::-moz-tree-row {
 background-color: #AFEEEE !important; /* test */
 min-height: 0px !important;
 height: 18px !important;

}

  1. threadTree > treechildren::-moz-tree-row {
 background-color: none !important; /* test */
 min-height: 0px !important;
  height: 18px !important;

}

the #threadTree section seems to work, but the #folderTree section does not. It would be nice to know how to change font type and size but line space is most important.

Asked by Trip Beattie 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago