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When i am typing a text in thunderbird and then pressing the return key, the cursor springs always in the next paragrph ( 2 lines under ), but i want it only to go to the… (read more)

When i am typing a text in thunderbird and then pressing the return key, the cursor springs always in the next paragrph ( 2 lines under ), but i want it only to go to the next line. When i choose text it always changes by pressing the return key to paragraph. How can i change this ungraceful habit of thunderbird?

Asked by grdvk 1 year ago

Answered by Matt 1 year ago

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How to change default font size on incoming email

I have been searching for a solution for over five hours and three different Thunderbird updates. My version of Thunderbird is 91.9.0 (32-bit). I have found several sugge… (read more)

I have been searching for a solution for over five hours and three different Thunderbird updates. My version of Thunderbird is 91.9.0 (32-bit). I have found several suggestion on things to do, but they are all for prior versions and the UI has changed so they all refer to pathways to find the default incoming message text size that does not match this version. I have tried every font size input I can find, setting all to 20 (larger than I need but immediately obvious when it works) and one of them did change all of the incoming message text sizes, but when I next reopened Thunderbird (for an update), it no longer persisted.

Thanks in advance, Richard Aronson

Asked by aronson556 1 year ago

Answered by david 1 year ago

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attachments

Thunderbird is opening and handling attachments when I attach a file from within MS Word or any pdf reader. In Ashampoo PDF Pro it is the File:attach to email command, it… (read more)

Thunderbird is opening and handling attachments when I attach a file from within MS Word or any pdf reader. In Ashampoo PDF Pro it is the File:attach to email command, it opens Tbird. In Foxit Reader there is a dropdown to attach by email, also uses Tbird. With MSWord, File:Share:Email: send as attachment which again opens Tbird. Or the other opeion send as PDF. In every case, Tbird opens to fulfill the command.

Outlook is my default mail client, it is set that way in Settings:Default apps: Email set as 'Outlook'. Yet if I attach a .doc from within MS Word, it will open Thunderbird. I keep thunderbird on my computer as well as Outlook, I use Outlook most of the time unless it is having 'issues', so I like a fallback mail client. As well I have in Thunderbird other offline accounts that are no longer active and Thunderbird is perfect for keeping Local Folders for archival viewing of very old emails, so I don't want to uninstall Tbird. How can I 'stop Tbird from being enabled when I attach documents from external programs as in these cases?

In file type settings, for .eml as well, Outlook is set as the default client.

Asked by Harvey K 1 year ago

Last reply by Harvey K 1 year ago

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Is it possible to disable the default value for the from field when composing emails?

I have several email addresses (for work, uni and private stuff) and want to keep those separate. But when I click a mail-to link I frequently forget to change the defaul… (read more)

I have several email addresses (for work, uni and private stuff) and want to keep those separate. But when I click a mail-to link I frequently forget to change the default address to the one I actually want to use. I'm kinda doxing myself. Is there a "normal" way of forcing me to select a specific address such as not having a default account or do I have to create a dummy account with an invalid address / no login credentials to use as default? Making the behavior consistent with the write button (i.e. using the address of the currently selected folder) would already help. Thanks

Asked by zwergziege 1 year ago

Last reply by david 1 year ago

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Eyefriendly Themes for Thunderbird, Where are they in 2022?

Hello! How can one define or set a theme in which the default background color and individual email styles are toggled to a more reable, less cluttered look? Many other … (read more)

Hello! How can one define or set a theme in which the default background color and individual email styles are toggled to a more reable, less cluttered look?

Many other email clients allow for themes in which the background color and foreground color of text can be set.

Wouldnt it be nice to have a button, that toggles between: - Default theme with individual email following their own styles - Custom set easy to read Thunderbird message View window background color, Messages index background color, Text foreground color.

Is this something that can be set in the configuration or that can be hacked into Thunderbird? I dont like the dark theme, its too dark and gives me eyestrain I dont like the white theme, its too white and gives me eyestrain

The theme pack from Postbox are excellent examples of how people want to read emails in 2022! https://support.postbox-inc.com/hc/article_attachments/360097923194/pb7-screenshot-home-themes-3-short_2x.png

Where can I sign up to help as a designer? I would like to help design unique, original easy to read modern themes for everyone! Greetings!

Asked by sam115 1 year ago

Last reply by david 1 year ago

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Saving Outgoing Mail

I've come back to Thunderbird after 12-years on Outlook, and before that 7-years on Lotus Notes, 14-years on PROFS/VM. I'm liking Thunderbird a lot! One of the things I … (read more)

I've come back to Thunderbird after 12-years on Outlook, and before that 7-years on Lotus Notes, 14-years on PROFS/VM. I'm liking Thunderbird a lot!

One of the things I can't work out how to do is quickly choose a folder to save sent mail in. Most of my email is around maybe 5-7 projects. For incoming mail it's simple, I can favorite the folder and just drag the email to that folder if I want to save a copy either in a favorite folder or in the IMAP mail folder list.

By default I've set Thunderbird to default to NOT save sent emails. When I do want to save an email, before pressing send I select send a copy to, navigate through the folder hierarchy and select the folder(see attached). Yes I know I could simplify this by having a flat folder hierarchy and naming folders proj/folder/folder.

Is there a way from within the reply window to shortcut or favorite sent mail folders to save the main in?

++Mark.

Asked by m_cathcart 1 year ago

Last reply by m_cathcart 1 year ago

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Signature Spacing Shrinks

I am having troubles with my signature formatting from particular recipients. I have attached pictures of what is is supposed to look like and when the spacing gets shru… (read more)

I am having troubles with my signature formatting from particular recipients. I have attached pictures of what is is supposed to look like and when the spacing gets shrunk down to nothing.

This is an HTML signature, so that might have something to do with it but I don't know.

I want to make sure my signature looks the same every time but I don't want a plain text or image signature because I don't want the extra attachment with every email.

How can I get a mulit-formatted signature to look the same every time?

Asked by eng6 1 year ago

Last reply by david 1 year ago

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Import add-on for Thunderbird version 91

Is there an add-on for Thunderbird version 91 for importing emails from Windows Live Mail? I tried "importexporttools-3.3.2" and it says it is has been corrupted, and b… (read more)

Is there an add-on for Thunderbird version 91 for importing emails from Windows Live Mail?

I tried "importexporttools-3.3.2" and it says it is has been corrupted, and besides it says it is for Thunderbird 14.0 - 60.

Thanks Murray

Asked by mccrae.m.p 1 year ago

Answered by david 1 year ago

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Not Junk Button

Why can't we have a "not junk" button? Am I missing it? Seems pretty standard in all mail programs. Or in the right-click menu? Yes, we can right-click and Move to Inbo… (read more)

Why can't we have a "not junk" button? Am I missing it? Seems pretty standard in all mail programs. Or in the right-click menu? Yes, we can right-click and Move to Inbox, but that's three steps, as opposed to one.

Thanks for any insights.

Asked by georgeppff 1 year ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

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Thunderbird on new 2022 Mac Airbook is tiny and hard to read

I'm using a Mac Airbook with M1 chip, Monteray. It is exceedingly frustrating to read the entire inboxes (8 email accounts) in tiny, tiny letters. Tried to upload screen… (read more)

I'm using a Mac Airbook with M1 chip, Monteray.

It is exceedingly frustrating to read the entire inboxes (8 email accounts) in tiny, tiny letters. Tried to upload screen shot but it didn't seem to work (just kept spinning).

I tried using the solution given by Toad-Hall here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1267898 But it didn't work.

I made the documents he said to make and put them in all 6 of my email profiles (i guess I have 6 profiles due to all the different email addresses in there?). But everything is still tiny, tiny letters. Very hard on the eyes.

When I go to view -> zoom, nothing gets bigger. The text within an individual email will enlarge, just not the text of the inboxes.

Please can you tell me a simple solution (I am not that techy and don't want to spend another 2 hours on fixing this) for how to get my thunderbird app to appear readable? Otherwise I think I will ruin my eyes! Thanks!

By the way even my excel and word items at 100% on the 13" screen are small. But I am able to enlarge that each time I open it.

Asked by luminara 1 year ago

Answered by NC 1 year ago

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Deleting and Keeping messages from importing again

My Gmail has thousands of messages on the server. I only want to keep the previous year (2021) and not import the rest of the messages. How to I delete the entire batch… (read more)

My Gmail has thousands of messages on the server. I only want to keep the previous year (2021) and not import the rest of the messages.

How to I delete the entire batch before 2021 in Thunderbird and not affect the Gmail?

I am using the Imap setup.

Thank You, Fk Humber

Asked by fkhumber 1 year ago

Last reply by Matt 1 year ago

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Context menus now have no borders

Running thunderbird 101.0b1 Context menus (right click menus) have no visible borders and are indistinguishable from the email body. Image is attached. … (read more)

Running thunderbird 101.0b1

Context menus (right click menus) have no visible borders and are indistinguishable from the email body.

Image is attached.

Asked by bugzilla5 1 year ago

Answered by bugzilla5 1 year ago

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Email alert on multiple accounts

Hi, I have a few email accounts set up in Thunderbird (rel 91.7.0 32bit, Win10 21H1). On the work email (the first account) I receive complete notifications when recevein… (read more)

Hi, I have a few email accounts set up in Thunderbird (rel 91.7.0 32bit, Win10 21H1). On the work email (the first account) I receive complete notifications when receveing new email (sound and popup with sender/subject). On the personal one, I can only hear the sound and see the new mail red icon in the traybar but I can't see any preview. As far as I can tell, the notifications setting are not account-specific, and I would expect all accounts to behave the same in that respect. Does anybody have idea/suggestions to activate the popup alert also for the other account? Many thanks in advance Luca

Asked by gwaedin 2 years ago

Last reply by Matt 1 year ago

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Other Stationary menu?

I'm using the latest version of TB but...I can't seem to find the Other Stationary menu. Is there a way to get it back? It's kinda funny as I have been using TB on and … (read more)

I'm using the latest version of TB but...I can't seem to find the Other Stationary menu. Is there a way to get it back? It's kinda funny as I have been using TB on and off for years and never had a problem with this.

Asked by junesdesignz13 1 year ago

Last reply by david 1 year ago

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Account woes after removing Virtual Identity.

I never could get Virtual Identity or Correct Identity to consistently work predictably, so after many months twiddling them, I removed them. Then I needed to test what I… (read more)

I never could get Virtual Identity or Correct Identity to consistently work predictably, so after many months twiddling them, I removed them. Then I needed to test what I had to do to live without them. There's a problem.

(The email addresses and accounts are fakes, but you'll get the idea.)

When I send this message to myself at a different account:

To: to@gmail.com
Reply-To: replyto@gmail.com

me.to gets the message fine. When I compose a reply, I expect this:

To: replyto@gmail.com
Reply-To: to@gmail.com

But I get this:

To: replyto@gmail.com
Reply-To: to+arf@gmail.com

to+arf@gmail.com was a virtual identity. So it appears that something is screwed. But what is screwed and how would I fix it?

Grateful for any ideas, Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 1 year ago

Last reply by Matt 1 year ago