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Thunderbird Keyconfig shortcut for sort by date received

I have Keyconfig installed and have a shortcut configured to execute MsgSortByDate() and this is mapped to F7. Absolutely nothing happens when I invoke it. Same for trying to sort by Sender. I ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open an attachement in thunderbird

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open an attachement(s) in thunderbird without using the mouse when the message is selected in the message list? If not, is there a way to define a custom one?
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Get a warning when replying email from a different identity in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird 31.2.0 and I need to get warning when replying email from a different identity. For example, I got a message from someone@gmail.com to myemail_1@gmail.com: From : someone@gmail.com ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird manully copying message filters didn't work

Recently i bought a laptop with Win 7 OS. I had taken backup of msgFilterRules.dat from previous Thunderbird installation location. But, when i try to copy the msgFilterRules.dat into the ...
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Thunderbird: always sort emails by date

In Thunderbird, I have my messages sorted by date, in descending order. The newest message is on top. That is probably the most common setup. Now my problem: Very often, when I want to click on the ...
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pinning thunderbird to task bar

How do I pin thunderbird to the task bar in Linux Mint? I am a beginner to Linux and have just yesterday downloaded Linux Mint Qiana (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic i686). I installed Thunderbird and ...
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Thunderbird notification is buggy and unpredictable

I just set up thunderbird for the first time (on Mac OS X Yosemite) and i am experiencing an issue where when i receive a new email it plays both the custom system alert sound and my custom .wav file ...
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Why should i use a mail client over email in my browser? [closed]

I just got my first MacBook after being a long time Windows user; and partially Linux for programming related tasks. I am really liking the operating system and the quality of the laptop itself. When ...
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Thunderbird 3: restore deleted pop Local folder to IMAP Local folder

how to recopver Thundrbird deleted pop Local folder files. I deleted the pop account and installed the same email address as an IMAP account. On my own computer, as soon as I started the new account, ...
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Thunderbird hanging on 'Sending login information' with Gmail IMAP

We have a couple of Windows 7 desktops running the latest version of Thunderbird. They are trying to connect to Gmail via IMAP, which has worked fine up until today. One of the desktops now seems to ...
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Probing server in Mozilla Thunderbird won't finish

I am trying to configure an e-mail account in Mozilla Firefox that some months ago used to work. However, when I try to configure it, it will stop when "Probing server", it keeps forever probing the ...
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Thunderbird sort by read in threaded view

I am using the thunderbird extension conversations. While I really like the conversation view I have two issues: Sorting by read does not work, I like to have my messages sorted in descending order ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird- sending Emails

I deal with Emailing several hundred companies at a time at work which I do by creating a standard updated template which pulls the direct information from a CSV file. What I want to do is adjust ...
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Thunderbird 31.2.0 “warping” in text-only Compose window on both Linux and Windows

On the latest Tb 31.2.0, with HTML composing disabled, and no signature, I often experience this: I open a new/blank Compose window, or hit reply, and start typing in the main area, only to find that ...
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Can't connect to Outlook Web Access via Davmail and Thunderbird

While clicking on "Create account" thunderbird responds with "Couldn't check configuration - Is your username or password incorrect?". I may assure you that I'm 100% confident, that my username and ...
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How to format beautiful plain text email with Thunderbird?

I send only plain text emails with Thunderbird. Sometimes, I need some minimalistic formating to facilitate the reading. I wonder how to insert automatically this formating in Thunderbird. Is there ...
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Changing text and background colors only for plain text emails in Thunderbird

I managed to tune Thunderbird to darker scheme for everything except the messages, so it looks like this I tried changing colors for messages in Options - Display - Colour, but regardless of Allow ...
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Showing messages from sub-folders in parent-folder with Thunderbird

I have some structure of Local Folders in Mozilla Thunderbird: Local Folders --Clients ----Client 1 ----Client 2 And I've set the Message Filters so mails wents either to Clients/Client 1 or ...
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Correct format for E-Mail signature contact recognition on iPhone

Starting with iOS 8, the iPhone Mail app recognizes telephone numbers in e-mail signatures and helpfully displays a contact link at the top of each mail with the options of ignore or add to contacts. ...
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Cannot accept meeting invite in Thunderbird Lightning when email address is not in attendance fields (sent to mailing list)

When sending a meeting invite to co-workers, we generally send them to an email list we are all subscribed to. Because of this, when an invite comes in, I sometimes cannot accept/deny the request due ...
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Find Thunderbird recipients with certain criteria

I'd like to basically use the email history in Thunderbird to extract addresses of people I've frequently exchanged emails with in an automated manner. What would be the best way to find all ...
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Thunderbird cache size / purpose

I am using Thunderbird (Icedove) on Debian Wheezy. I have one imap account set up, and the the emails are synchronized with my imap server (i.e. I can read previously downloaded emails even when ...
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Constant Freezing “Searching Folder”

I really want to support Mozilla, but I'm on the brink of abandoning Thunderbird. It freezes constantly with the spinning Windows 7 wheel and "(Not responding) in the title bar, and often times with ...
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Thunder bird Lightning Google Calendar list empty

I am trying to add a Google Calendar to Mozilla Thunderbird Lightning via the Google Provider Addon. When I select "New Calendar", then select the Network Calendar and finally Google as a source, I ...
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Add email addresses from mail client to Google Contacts

I use my phone to phone people, and my computer to email people. Occasionally, I like to use my phone to email people. The trouble is, I don't have email addresses stored in (most of) my Google ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird - LDAP configuration

I'm unable to sync an LDAP addressbook with my Mozilla Thunderbird client....... As I found nothing really explicit about how to setup and configure an LDAP server to work with Mozilla Thunderbird, ...
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In Thunderbird how go to directly into inbox when changing accounts?

Every time I change accounts in Thunderbird this page appears: I just want that every time I change accounts it goes directly into the inbox. How I can set this up?
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Force Thunderbird XPI Add-on install (fails)

I am trying to install an extension (directly from hard disk) into Thunderbird 31. However, Thunderbird simply does nothing when I drag the *.xpi file to Thunderbird's Add-ons Manager window. There is ...
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How can I have Thunderbird use different signatures for HTML or plain text mails?

In Thunderbird I can set a signature, which can be either in HTML format or in plain text. However, I sometimes write HTML mails and sometimes plain text mails (setting the format with Shift-Click on ...
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Why does Thunderbird permanently asks to “verify xb7481.xb7.serverdomain.org:143”?

After using Thunderbird for 5+ years now, I suddenly get this weird popup asking to "Verify this security exception rule" [translated from german]. This happens without any reason, without looking at ...
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Transfer e-mail messages between different Thunderbird profiles

Is there a way to transfer e-mail messages between different Thunderbird profiles on the same machine? I'm using Linux Ubuntu.
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Can I change the Thunderbird send priority in config editor

I would like to have all my mails that I send to default to 'highest priority' rather than 'normal'. I have combed through the Thunderbird config but cannot see any parameter pertaining to this.
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Thunderbird Data reinstallation

I have Back up of Emails in Thunderbird in OLD PC.New Laptop Purchased. How to take backup in New Laptop -Thunderbird and what precautions to be taken
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Automatically process received emails as plain text into a text-file each

I am hoping to receive data from a webform by email. I need to process this email to extract the data in it and process it further. I am currently using Thunderbird to receive the email and would ...
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How to make KeePass AutoType use per-process instead of per-window passwords?

When I press the AutoType hotkey, KeePass (2.x) displays the "AutoType entry selection" window, containing a list of passwords to choose from because it's not able to tell which is the right one only ...
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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with imap and local folder synchronization. recently i moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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CTRL + SPACE Shortcut Key for Context Menu on Mac

I'm writing as a last resort after my many hours of searching.... My System is: Mac OS X 10.9.4 Firefox 31.1.1 Thunderbird 31.1.2 It seems I must be going about my goal to access the context menu ...
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How does thunderbird know which emails have been read? X-Mozilla-Status wrong

I'm trying to write a script to check how many unread messages there are in a certain mailbox. I thought thunderbird (icedove, I'm running debian jessie) used the X-Mozilla-Status header to keep track ...
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How can I set Thunderbird to use “Reader's default colors (Don't set colors in page)” by default?

Personally my color preference for email messages (and most other windows) is a dark background with a light foreground, but others may like/need different color settings. I can format the messages I ...
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How to Interrupt and stop a message download stream in Thunderbird without resuming later

I accidentally clicked Get All Messages in Thunderbird when I intended to get only one user's messages. One user had more than 4,000 messages to download, and I don't want to get them now, and ...
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How to make Thunderbird match an address in the address book and get the full name from it when hitting reply?

I'm replying to an email from someone in my address book, but only their email address is inserted in the TO field. If I start typing that same address, it is automatically suggested with a full name. ...
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I subscribed to an RSS feed in Thunderbird. How do I find the link for the feed that I used to subscribe from within Thunderbird?

When I subscribe to an RSS feed in Thunderbird 24.6 (on Windows 7), I find the link to the RSS feed I want, click Subscribe, and add the link. Now, I don't remember where I found the link, but I'm ...
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mail invite is not working in my thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31.1.1. Whenever i get a mail of type invitation(like meeting or something at some time),my body of the mail is not displayed properly. It displays as shown below. ...
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Thunderbird 31.0 running embedded JavaScript in email

I wish to disable support for JavaScript embedded in HTML-formatted emails in Thunderbird. What is the recommended way of doing this? In case no one else has this issue, I've been using Thunderbird ...
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Can't configure account with Thunderbird (broken Mail Account Setup)

I'm trying to set up Thunderbird on a Fedora machine. I'm being tortured with this software device: The torture device above refuses to take any settings I attempt to use. It also refuses to ...
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Thunderbird Theme global fonts

I like Thunderbird's standard font and size, and would like to use it elsewhere. I can't find out what it is, though. I installed the Theme Font Changer, but it just says "Default". How can I find ...
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No notification when mail get into folders other than inbox(Thunderbird 31 Mac)

I am using thunderbird(31.1.0) mail client in my mac book air(10.9). The problem I am facing with it is I don't get any notification when I get mails in custom folders. I dont find any solutions.
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Search mails with attachment that are not signatures

If I use the Quick Select functionality in Thunderbird to show only messages with an attachment, I get also shown all messages that have a PGP signature as attachment. This is totally useless for me, ...
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Thunderbird - global composition changes is not affected

Even after changing the outgoing mail font color still it's taking the color 'Black' only. Except the font color rest of the configuration changes (font family, size, background) are working fine. ...
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Thunder Bird attachments not in unicode

I am trying to solve tasks provided by eudyptula-challenge for which I have to send attachments in Unicode format. I am using THunderbird 31.0 version. I have tried everything but still i get a reply ...