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Change Thunderbird default encoding?

How can I force Thunderbird 7.x to use UTF-8 as the default encoding for outgoing emails?

Superuser has an answered question Change Thunderbird default encoding?, but that makes references to settings that are no longer available in current Thunderbird versions.

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marked as duplicate by studiohack Oct 5 '11 at 0:53

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I have just verified that Thunderbird 7.0.1 on Windows has the same setting at exactly the same place.

Tools - Options

Display - Formatting - Advanced

Outgoing Mail

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