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If I send an email with BCC recipients, can they "reply all" so that everyone sees their reply?

I am sending an email to several people and others as a BCC. If one of those people who receives it as a BCC hits "reply all", will everybody see his reply? Or do BCC rec… (read more)

I am sending an email to several people and others as a BCC. If one of those people who receives it as a BCC hits "reply all", will everybody see his reply? Or do BCC recipients even have the option to reply all?

Asked by relztrah 1 year ago

Answered by maxtheman 1 year ago

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Open pdf attachments in Adobe Reader

Thunderbird 91 opens inbox pdf attachments in a new tab instead of in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Is there a way to revert back to the old behavior where these were opened in … (read more)

Thunderbird 91 opens inbox pdf attachments in a new tab instead of in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Is there a way to revert back to the old behavior where these were opened in Adobe?

Asked by bubba101 1 year ago

Answered by bubba101 1 year ago

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syncing thunderbird email with gmail, google contacts on Windows 10

Finding it v difficult to sync thunderbird email with gmail, google contacts and google calendar on Windows 10. Not easy and addons don't seem to be there. May go back to… (read more)

Finding it v difficult to sync thunderbird email with gmail, google contacts and google calendar on Windows 10. Not easy and addons don't seem to be there. May go back to using gmail as email client.

Asked by pchecketts 2 years ago

Answered by Stans 2 years ago

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Email Archiving to Local Folder

Hi everyone, maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I doubt I am the only one with this goal / question! I am trying to archive emails from an online provider to my lo… (read more)

Hi everyone, maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I doubt I am the only one with this goal / question! I am trying to archive emails from an online provider to my local PC. I want to delete the emails from the online server and only keep a copy on my local archive. I have read the help here but did not find enough explanation regarding Archiving to know whether it is what I am looking for, or intended for a different purpose. Likewise with "Local Folders".

So I have potentially abused them both with the following configuration: 1) renaming my "Local Folders" account to "Archive", 2) setting my custom local folder under "Local Folders" (now "Archive") > "Local Directory", 3) creating subfolders for each email account, 4) specifying these folders under each "Account Settings" > "Copies & Folders" > "Message Archives" > "Other" > "<Folder Name> on Archive" (selecting the subfolder) 5) leaving Thunderbird on all night to synchronise

Unfortunately, the next day in my Archive folder were only tiny ".msf" files, so it clearly didn't do what I expected. So please tell me where I went wrong, and how I should rather setup my local archive. My aim is to delete online copies and move most mails offline.

Thanks a million in advance! Bruce

Asked by Bruce 1 year ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

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How to adjust the vertical Scroll bar widths in Firefox and Thunderbird-Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

Is there a relatively straight forward way to make the width of the scroll bars wider in firefox and thunderbird? Their default size can prove challenging to see and ope… (read more)

Is there a relatively straight forward way to make the width of the scroll bars wider in firefox and thunderbird?

Their default size can prove challenging to see and operate for older users and I would like to be able to modify the width if possible.

I have found some info on the web, but nothing I have tried seems to work. Would be good to understand the best way to achieve this for my father's system:

OS Ubuntu: 20.04.2 LTS Thunderbird:78.8.1 Firefox: 88.01

Asked by Andbo553 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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Subject column is missing in display

When I opened my email this morning I found that the "subject" column disappeared from all my folders. I no longer can see any subject lines in any folders. How can I res… (read more)

When I opened my email this morning I found that the "subject" column disappeared from all my folders. I no longer can see any subject lines in any folders. How can I restore and fix this?

I used to have my folders setup to view: From, Date, Subject. But now the subject has disappeared - Help please.

Asked by wkronert 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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Thunderbird main screen font size

Since font size is controlled in Firefox by CTL +/- why not the same for the main screen in Thunderbird? Eyesight requires larger characters. Simple solution best. Past … (read more)

Since font size is controlled in Firefox by CTL +/- why not the same for the main screen in Thunderbird? Eyesight requires larger characters. Simple solution best. Past my time to futz.

Asked by rkau 1 year ago

Answered by rkau 1 year ago

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Sync microsoft office calendar in thunderbird

Hi has anyone find a good way sync microsoft office online (outlook.com) calendar in thunderbird? I have been trying to get a working solution with exchangecalendar add-o… (read more)

Hi has anyone find a good way sync microsoft office online (outlook.com) calendar in thunderbird? I have been trying to get a working solution with exchangecalendar add-on, but apparently this add-on has been deprecated. https://github.com/ExchangeCalendar/exchangecalendar/releases/tag/v4.0.0

Asked by yerong.li 10 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 10 months ago

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how to disable notifications ?

Hello, My work is mainly offering online sessions. It's often handy to keep my Thunderbird dashboard open to quickly check my INBOX. However when I do that I receive thes… (read more)

Hello, My work is mainly offering online sessions. It's often handy to keep my Thunderbird dashboard open to quickly check my INBOX. However when I do that I receive these notifications every time I receive an email and this is very distracting. I've looked everywhere, but I can't find the section with the button to turn that off. Please help ...

Thank you, Christiaan

Asked by wtrc 1 year ago

Answered by День сумо 1 year ago

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mail merge does not work

I installed the "Mail Merge" extension, created a .csv file with multiple emails. However, even though I specified {{Email}} under the recipients. The "Mail Merge" extens… (read more)

I installed the "Mail Merge" extension, created a .csv file with multiple emails. However, even though I specified {{Email}} under the recipients. The "Mail Merge" extension won't let me send the message and displays the following message, "No recipients were specified. Enter a recipient or newsgroup in the address field."

This did not happen in the previous version of Mozilla Thunderbird.

Can you give me a solution?

Asked by igor.luisetto 1 year ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

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userChrome.css has no effect

Hello, Ultimately, I want to change the font for unread email in my in-basket, same as [thread]. Nothing I do in userChrome.css seems to have any effect. I'm running Wind… (read more)

Hello,

Ultimately, I want to change the font for unread email in my in-basket, same as [thread]. Nothing I do in userChrome.css seems to have any effect. I'm running Windows 10. %AppData% = "C:\Users\Ron.000\AppData\Roaming".

Accordingly, I've placed userChrome.css here: C:\Users\Ron.000\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\xdl9kae3.default\chrome


I have toggled toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to true

Current content of the file is below. Thunderbird v68.11.0: /*

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

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

/* Threads Pane font */ .tree-rows {

   font-size: 48pt !important;
   font-family: Verdana !important;
   color: #000062 !important;

}

Asked by Ron 2 years ago

Answered by Ron 2 years ago

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Changing colours in Thunderbird

Following the latest Windioows 10 update, the colours in my Thunderbird email have changed. The pane in which the contentn of the email is displayed is white, - which is … (read more)

Following the latest Windioows 10 update, the colours in my Thunderbird email have changed. The pane in which the contentn of the email is displayed is white, - which is fine. But the other panes are black, - as in the attached image. How do I change the colours in these black panes?

Asked by thegreypanther 2 years ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 2 years ago

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Download attachments from multiple e-mails

I have a Windows 7 desktop with Thunderbird 84.0b3 (32-bit) installed. I need help finding an add-on/software/etc in order to do a one-time download of 73 attachments, on… (read more)

I have a Windows 7 desktop with Thunderbird 84.0b3 (32-bit) installed. I need help finding an add-on/software/etc in order to do a one-time download of 73 attachments, one for every e-mail. Each e-mail has only one attachment and they're all in one folder.

Asked by nunovski2001 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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How Do I Stop Thunderbird From Using Chromium As The Default Browser?

I use Firefox as my main browser. In the past when I clicked on links in Thunderbird's RSS reader it opened those links in Firefox. Recently I also installed Chromium. I … (read more)

I use Firefox as my main browser. In the past when I clicked on links in Thunderbird's RSS reader it opened those links in Firefox.

Recently I also installed Chromium. I did not set Chromium as the default system browser. But now, whenever I click on a link in Thunderbird's feed reader it opens up Chromium*.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

I'm using Arch GNU/Linux.

  • - Yes I have got it the right way around! I could understand it if Thunderbird always opens Firefox despite settings. But that's not what's happening, Thunderbird is always opening Chromium.

Asked by Parasnailer 2 years ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

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Export inbox at mbox File with ImportExportTools NG

Hi, I'm trying to help a friend move her email account to another provider. I've been able to pull all her old web mail messages down from the old host and into Thunderbi… (read more)

Hi, I'm trying to help a friend move her email account to another provider. I've been able to pull all her old web mail messages down from the old host and into Thunderbird, but I can't seem to export the inbox to a mbox file so I can import it into Horde on another host (she wants to use webmail directly, not through a program).

My export attempts are resulting in an inbox file but it's a blank file type (File) and the import seems to work on Horde but then there are no messages imported. I can import/export messages one at a time but that's not a sane solution.

I've tried to set up ImportExportTools NG to export folders as Mbox file but I don't end up with an Mbox file anywhere that imports into Horde.

Help please, and thanks!

Asked by sashacat7 1 year ago

Answered by sashacat7 1 year ago

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To, CC and BCC

I've read a lot of help on this - almost all of them say, "As you have discovered there are three visible TO/Cc/Bcc fields..." and: " type or select email address and p… (read more)

I've read a lot of help on this - almost all of them say, "As you have discovered there are three visible TO/Cc/Bcc fields..." and: " type or select email address and press enter to move to next TO field".

None of that works. I have only ONE visible "To" field. It has no controls to change it to a Cc or Bcc one. There is a "CC" or "BCC" option beside the "From" field. Pressing Enter at the end of an address does precisely nothing.

Another copy of TB on another computer has all the features you gaily point to - but mine doesn't. Where do I find it?

Asked by chris284 2 years ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 2 years ago

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How to open PDF files in Acrobat Reader DC instead of in a Thunderbird tab

This new version, 91.0, now opens PDF files in a new Thunderbird tab. In previous versions, I could open PDF files in Acrobat Reader DC. I want to still use Acrobat Read… (read more)

This new version, 91.0, now opens PDF files in a new Thunderbird tab. In previous versions, I could open PDF files in Acrobat Reader DC.

I want to still use Acrobat Reader DC to open PDF files. I can't find anything in preferences to direct PDF files to Acrobat Reader DC. When I right-click "open" on a PDF file, it does not give me the option to choose a program to open it with. It opens directly into a new Thunderbird tab.

Asked by phampton1 1 year ago

Answered by jeffmozilla 1 year ago

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Change Display Fonts and size

How to change the display fonts and size? How to change the font and size that you see in the left side that lists all your folders and also the font showing the Subject,… (read more)

How to change the display fonts and size?

How to change the font and size that you see in the left side that lists all your folders and also the font showing the Subject, Correspondents, Date etc ?

Asked by davidhelp 9 months ago

Answered by davidhelp 9 months ago