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I am writing an e-mail in Thunderbird, formatting it with bold, italic, bullets, etc. When I am finished, I would like to copy the HTML to my blog.

I tried the Edit HTML Source Add-On but it "is not compatible with Thunderbird 3.1.10".

How else can I view the HTML source of an e-mail I'm writing in Thunderbird?


Thanks baraboom, that's it, actually you can just CTRL-S to save then go to Drafts and view source:

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You could post your solution as another answer (and get rep for that) ;) –  slhck Jun 11 '11 at 21:06

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You could try sending yourself a copy of it and then viewing the raw message.

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Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + U.

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That will only show the source of a received message, not a message that's in the process of being written. –  klokop Oct 28 at 17:21
It also doesn't help if the entire message is Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 encoded, for example. Then all I see when I press Ctrl + U is SGkgTWF0dXGhldyAtDQpDbZ3VsZCB5b3UgbWFrZSB0a2... –  Tyler Rick Nov 6 at 22:26

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