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I'm using Thunderbird 3.1 with "vertical view", but I'd like to have the message pane as middle pane, is it possible?
I tried following this guide and adding a userChrome.css inside $HOME/.thunderbird/$profile/chrome with this content:

@namespace url("");

#messagesBox {-moz-box-direction: reverse;}

but nothing changes.. Am I missing something?

(Xubuntu 9.04)

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Try to replace #messagesBox with #threadPaneBox. I found this solution at and it works with Ubuntu 10.10 and Thunderbird 7.0.1.

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It works with 10.04 too :) Thanks! – Joril Oct 4 '11 at 7:24

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