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Place / configure TB 115's main window's menu bar ABOVE the button toolbar

Hi, In TB 102 the menu toolbar was still above the button toolbar, if I am not mistaken. In TB 115 this seems to have changed... I could not find a way to customize it b… (read more)

Hi, In TB 102 the menu toolbar was still above the button toolbar, if I am not mistaken. In TB 115 this seems to have changed... I could not find a way to customize it back as it was. Pointers anyone ? Thank you.

Asked by Cbhihe 11 months ago

Answered by david 11 months ago

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Supernova 115* How to reduce the spacing in the Message Header area.

The 'Message Header' is the area above where the message content of an opened email is displayed. It typically contains a set of buttons - Reply, Forward, Archive, Junk, … (read more)

The 'Message Header' is the area above where the message content of an opened email is displayed. It typically contains a set of buttons - Reply, Forward, Archive, Junk, Delete and More It shows From, To, Subject and Date It may show other information depending upon settings and type of email.

Do you find the spacing between eg: the 'From' line and the 'TO' line is too much? Do you want to reduce this gap? If yes, then the following information may solve your problem.

Asked by Toad-Hall 7 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 7 months ago

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TB 115 Customizations

Re: userchrome.css It appears only part of my userchrome file affects customization in latest release (115). Q: Is there any information on how to do customizations fo… (read more)

Re: userchrome.css It appears only part of my userchrome file affects customization in latest release (115).

Q: Is there any information on how to do customizations for the following specific items: 1. message pane grid lines, 2. message row alternating colors 3. thickness of all pane splitters?

Thanks for any leads....

Asked by Brant Mercer 11 months ago

Answered by Wisewiz 11 months ago

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How to remove the new toolbar in version 115?

Hello, The new UI has this massive customizable toolbar at the top of the screen, it wastes a lot of space and doesn't look good compared to the old UI, you can fully cu… (read more)

Hello,

The new UI has this massive customizable toolbar at the top of the screen, it wastes a lot of space and doesn't look good compared to the old UI, you can fully customize it even leaving it blank but that does not remove it entirely and it looks off with just a blank nothing up there, where is the option to completely remove this new toolbar?

Regards,

Asked by chugg7 11 months ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 11 months ago

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Supernova 115* - How to increase the minimum height of 'Thread Pane', so you can raise the 'Message Pane' higher.

Have you discovered that you cannot raise the 'Message Pane' as far upwards as in previous versions? This is because the developers have increased the minimum height of … (read more)

Have you discovered that you cannot raise the 'Message Pane' as far upwards as in previous versions? This is because the developers have increased the minimum height of the Thread Pane otherwise known as 'Message List'.

Asked by Toad-Hall 9 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 9 months ago

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Menu Bar appears below toolbar, should be above toolbar (115/Windows10)

Hi. I really like the new look of 115, but the file menu should be above the toolbar. Is there a way to put the file menu at the top of the window (above the toolbar)? T… (read more)

Hi. I really like the new look of 115, but the file menu should be above the toolbar. Is there a way to put the file menu at the top of the window (above the toolbar)?

Thanks

Asked by allan58 11 months ago

Last reply by david 8 months ago

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userChrome.css

Hello, I have been using a custom userChrome.css in the past, but it does not work since I upgraded to 115.0.1 Is the userChrome.css still supported? I have turned it … (read more)

Hello, I have been using a custom userChrome.css in the past, but it does not work since I upgraded to 115.0.1

Is the userChrome.css still supported? I have turned it on in config mgr, and tried every resource I cna find on the web, but my userChrome.css is ignored.

TIA...

Asked by steve553 10 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 10 months ago

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Thunderbird 115 now ignores my userChrome.css

I have a userChrome.css to change the color of unread messages in the "list of messages" pane to orange: /* Messagepane text */ treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text(new) { … (read more)

I have a userChrome.css to change the color of unread messages in the "list of messages" pane to orange:

/* Messagepane text */ treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text(new) {

       color: #34ebdc !important;
       font-weight: normal;

} treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text(unread) {

       color: #34c6eb !important;
       font-weight: normal !important;

}

This worked fine in TB 102 and prior. When I upgraded to TB 115 this no longer has any effect. I'm not sure if the userChrome.css is being ignored or if the styling elements in userChrome.css have changed.

I'm on Windows 11 and userChrome.css is located in 2 places: C:\Users\$username\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\$profile.default\chrome\userChrome.css C:\Users\$username\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\$profile.default\chrome\userChrome.css

Asked by mike645 11 months ago

Answered by pg_78 8 months ago

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top toolbar

Yesterday I tried the 115 (Supernova) and I was disappointed because of the toolbar on top of the TB window: I think that you should let the user choose where put any too… (read more)

Yesterday I tried the 115 (Supernova) and I was disappointed because of the toolbar on top of the TB window: I think that you should let the user choose where put any toolbar, and I didn't find the way to move in its "classical" place (not at top but below the menu). There is a way to do it? And if not, please consider to give it as soon as possible.

Asked by pc linux casa 9 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 9 months ago

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Menu bar is below tool bar after updating to Thunderbird 115.0

Hi, after updating to new Thunderbird 115.0 menu bar appeared below tool bar and I couldn't find a way how to put it above as in previous versions. Please see attached i… (read more)

Hi,

after updating to new Thunderbird 115.0 menu bar appeared below tool bar and I couldn't find a way how to put it above as in previous versions. Please see attached image. Any idea?

Thank you.

Asked by Kreibich 11 months ago

Answered by david 11 months ago

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Horizontal lines between messages in TB 115.0

Hi I find horizontal lines between messages a big help. I've updated to TB 115.0 and the lines have disappeared. I referred to the past set-up method. I've checked that t… (read more)

Hi I find horizontal lines between messages a big help. I've updated to TB 115.0 and the lines have disappeared. I referred to the past set-up method. I've checked that the chrome.css file still exists in the correct directory and have checked toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets is set to true. I've tried switching to false, close down, open and back to true, close down, open, without success. Can anyone please advise how to reinstate this feature? Thanks

Asked by bhuddart01 11 months ago

Last reply by bhuddart01 11 months ago

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mailbox display with alternating lines of white/grey backgrounds in Thunderbird 115?

After upgrading to 115.0, the mailbox display has an all-white background. This is not nearly as easy to read is in version 112, which has alternating lines of white &… (read more)

After upgrading to 115.0, the mailbox display has an all-white background. This is not nearly as easy to read is in version 112, which has alternating lines of white & grey for the background.

How can I customize 115 to have alternating colours for the background of each summary line?

Asked by Gary Hooper 11 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 8 months ago

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Inbox Message Header List - Can Font, Spacing, Color be Customized?

I'd like the list of messages in a stronger font, with less white space. And distinguishing unread messages by color instead of bold. Can any of that be configured? I'm… (read more)

I'd like the list of messages in a stronger font, with less white space. And distinguishing unread messages by color instead of bold.

Can any of that be configured?

I'm a Thunderbird newbie, moving from Agent where the inbox displayed twice as many message headers in the same space, but was more readable because all messages were in a bold font but the unread messages were in red.

Asked by Toolworker 11 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 8 months ago

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Supernova 115* How to create zebra alternative row stripes in Message List

If you want your 'Message List' to use alternative colour stripes often refered to as zebra style then I have put together some code and instructions on how to create the… (read more)

If you want your 'Message List' to use alternative colour stripes often refered to as zebra style then I have put together some code and instructions on how to create the effect.

Obviously you may need to modify the actual colours used. The following works on a Light theme. The striping is white and pale grey. On hover the text is black on a pale blue background. On select the text is white on a light blue background, but strong enough to show white text clearly.

Asked by Toad-Hall 8 months ago

Last reply by sfhowes 8 months ago

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How to change color of unread in message pane TB 115+

I want the unread messages in the list of messages pane to be "orange". I had the following in userChrome.css which worked prior to TB 115: /* Messagepane text */ tree… (read more)

I want the unread messages in the list of messages pane to be "orange". I had the following in userChrome.css which worked prior to TB 115:

/* Messagepane text */ treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text(new) {

      color: #34ebdc !important;
      font-weight: normal;

} treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text(unread) {

      color: #34c6eb !important;
      font-weight: normal !important;

}

When I upgraded to TB 115 this no longer has any effect. How do I do this in TB 115+?

Thanks. mike

Asked by mike645 11 months ago

Last reply by david 8 months ago

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Contact sidebar shrunk in height

I was upgraded to TB 115 when I had to get a new computer. I have become quite used to using userchrome to highly personalise my TB, mainly to restore previous features.… (read more)

I was upgraded to TB 115 when I had to get a new computer. I have become quite used to using userchrome to highly personalise my TB, mainly to restore previous features.

However, somehow, in making the "Write" screen the way I like it, I have shrunk the section of the Contacts Sidebar which contains the actual addresses/contacts, down to the point where only one contact is visible. There is a scroll bar so I can see the other addresses are there. It is just that the bottom border of that box has elevated itself and there is a mass of blank space below.

I am sure I have caused it with some code, however everything I have tried to adjust only works on the heading part of the Contacts Sidebar, not the panel with the addresses. I have searched the net to find out what that panel is officially called, without success.

Could a helpful person tell me the "official" name (to use in the css) of that panel so that I can fix it? Or even write me a little code to make that box go back to default?

Just for context, the reason I was fiddling with it was because the panel is excessively spaced, and I was trying to compact the contacts together.

Thanks Fiona

Asked by Fiona 5 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 5 months ago

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menubar

Since Thunderbird changed the menu bar is not any more above the email bar. It is with Bestand, Bewerken, Beeld enz. How can I get it back at the top?? It is far less e… (read more)

Since Thunderbird changed the menu bar is not any more above the email bar. It is with Bestand, Bewerken, Beeld enz.

How can I get it back at the top??

It is far less easy now.

I wanted to ask for help but on the Dutch site I could not find a button for help. Only at he English site.

But I am Dutch.

Hope that I can get the Menu bar on top again like in Firefox..

Please help and change it back.

Kind regards

Paulien de Jongh [removed address, phone# and email from public support forum] Holland

Asked by J 11 months ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 11 months ago