I am currently using Thundrbird 102.10.1 (64-bit).
For years I had Thunderbird set up to open the way I want it to: fullscreen, classic view but without the Tasks/Events pane (which I never use), and with the folders pane at a width that I had set to view all the folder names for each email account.
Something changed a few months ago. I don't know if it was concurrent with an update, but now when TB opens it still shows the classic view but not fullscreen, WITH the Tasks/Events pane and with the folders pane width smaller that I had set it to.
How can I make TB display the way I want it to instead of what it thinks I want?
Can anyone help? TIA
Help/More Troubleshooting, Profile Folder, Open Folder, close TB, delete or rename session.json, restart TB and see if the layout is retained between restarts. If not, repeat the operation on xulstore.json instead of session.json.Funda le mpendulo ngokuhambisana nalesi sihloko 👍 1
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Those changes you mention are just a few clicks away. Drag the Folder Pane to the size of your liking. Today Pane and Classic View options are both available in the View menu. Are you having trouble finding the View menu, or Thunderbird's main menu?
Thanks but I was obviously not clear enough.
After TB has opened, displayed "incorrectly" as in my original post I do maximise the screen, remove the Tasks/Events pane and set the Folders pane to my desired width, so that TB looks the way I want it to.
However, when I reboot the PC and start TB again it reverts to the "incorrect" display and I have to go through the above process again. How do I make my changes persist? Is there something in Settings that I've missed?
Help/More Troubleshooting, Profile Folder, Open Folder, close TB, delete or rename session.json, restart TB and see if the layout is retained between restarts. If not, repeat the operation on xulstore.json instead of session.json.
I held off for a while before replying. Using your suggestion, apart from one glitch, TB now appears to be behaving itself. Thanks for your help.