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A "thread" is a series of related email messages. Ignoring threads and subthreads Ignore Thread The Ignore Thread feature is especially useful for mailing lists. It lets you skip reading the rest of a conversation you're not really interested in following, while still
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If you cannot send messages, this page provides a series of steps you can use to check for common problems. Table of Contents1 Verify your SMTP outgoing email settings2 Verify the correct SMTP Server is being used3 Verify that your outgoing email is not being blocked4 Delete SMTP
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Table of Contents1 About IMAP2 Benefits of IMAP3 Synchronization4 Performance and search5 Disk space usage6 Configuring synchronization and disk space usage About IMAP IMAP stands for the Internet Message Access Protocol. It enables a mail client (such as Thunderbird) to access messages
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Message filters allow you to set up Thunderbird to organize your messages automatically. Filters can move messages to folders, delete them, forward them to other email addresses, and more. Table of Contents1 When do filters execute?2 What folders are filtered?3 Create a new filter4
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Table of Contents1 Introduction1.1 Why would I need my own email address?1.2 What does Thunderbird provide ?2 How do I set up a new mail account?3 Creating a new email account4 Configuring an existing account5 Using the new email account Introduction Why would I need my own email
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Table of Contents1 Address Fields1.1 Special Note for Google users2 Selecting the entries from your address book2.1 Selecting the entries from the Contact Pane3 Typing the entries Manually4 See Also Addressing an email using Thunderbird is not a difficult task, but there are several
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Sometimes you need to send a large amount of data as a message attachment (for example, a collection of high resolution photos, or a project on which you are working). Mail servers (both yours and the message recipient) usually have a restriction of the size of attachments that they
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When replying to a message, some people prefer to add their comments above the original message, while others prefer to add their comments below the original message. Thunderbird can be configured to position the editing cursor either above or below the original message. The position
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Thunderbird includes a message indexing and search system called "Gloda", which is short for "Global database". It improves search performance, provides sophisticated full-text search capabilities and displays faceted (categorized) search results. Global search queries
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There is no "native" ability (as defined by the standard email protocols) that allows you to recall a message once it has been sent. Some email client/server combinations do allow messages to be recalled, but this is accomplished using proprietary mechanisms. For example,
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Table of Contents1 How to Add Attachments to a Message1.1 File Restrictions2 Receiving Attachments3 See Also Attachments are files that are sent along with an email message. Almost any type of file can be sent via email, including videos, music, pictures, and documents. However, some
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The Quick Filter toolbar helps you limit the number of messages that are displayed in the message list. It can be used, for example, to only show messages from the specific sender, messages containing a specific word or messages with attachments. The Quick Filter toolbar is displayed
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Message tabs enable messages, folders, search results and even some web content to be displayed in tabs within a single Thunderbird window. Similar to Firefox's tabbed browsing, multiple messages can be displayed without opening multiple Thunderbird message windows. How
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When Thunderbird is running in offline mode, the "Send" button in message composition windows is replaced by "Send Later". Offline mode is enabled by executing the command File > Offline > Work Offline. Offline mode may also be enabled automatically by Thunderbird
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It is possible for an email address to have an associated user-friendly display name. For example, the email address smithj@megacorp.com might have an associated display name of John Smith. There are two places where a display name can be associated with an email address: in
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Message tags let you organize your email messages by categories. You can tag your work messages with one color and personal with another, so they are easy to distinguish. Even better, you can then use the Quick Filter bar to pick out the messages with a specific tag from the list.
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REDIRECT Archived Messages
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How do I print a list of the messages in a folder? While this is a common request, Thunderbird does not provide this functionality. However, the Import/Export add-on for Thunderbird can be downloaded here. It provides a right-click context menu that will "export" a folder.
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REDIRECT Filelink for Large Attachments
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REDIRECT Filelink for Large Attachments
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