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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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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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Can Mozilla Thunderbird show sent replies in threaded view?

I would like for Thunderbird to show replies to threaded messages in with the received messages. Is this possible, even with an extension? The desired behavior would be something like how Zimbra's ...
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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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How to disable smilies in Thunderbird?

My Thunderbird e-mail client has a very wrong habbit. In version 13.0.1 on my Windows 7 there is annoying thing I do not know how to disable. When I press ALT + <number> It generates smilies ...
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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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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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Management of .eml files when using an external editor in Thunderbird?

I just started using the external editor (1.0) feature for Thunderbird on OS X. To send a message you have to save the message contents and then close the editor. Does the external editor app ...
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How to recreate Windows Live Mail filter rules in Thunderbird?

I have some filters in Windows Live Mail that I'm trying to port to thunderbird without success. It seems Thunderbird filter is very limited. Here is an ex of a filter i'm trying to recreate: Apply ...
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Thunderbird keeps freezing

Every time I do something in Thunderbird it freezes and says "Not Responding" from anywhere between 10 seconds to a full minute. When I say something I mean: moving a message, opening a message, ...
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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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Unable to write the email to the mailbox. - Thunderbird 31 - Windows 8.1

I recently moved my old Thunderbird mail profile to a new Windows 8 Installed PC. I have a Global Inbox where all my new mail gets saved. I have about 10 email accounts, and all work perfectly, all ...
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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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Thunderbird not showing embedded images?

I receive a weekly report in Thunderbird (7.0) from the CMS i use for my website. It shows everything in the correct layout but no images. It shows there are 48 attachments vs showing the embedded ...
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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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Why would Thunderbird regularly hang for 10 seconds

I've been using the Thunderbird e-mail client for years on three different operating systems: XP, Vista, Windows 7. On all of these operating systems, it has always had the problem of e.g. I'll be ...
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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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Change the default sorting order in Thunderbird

Thunderbird (2.something here as 3 is still not stable and had some nasty bugs last I tried) sorts mails by date by default. This is fine, however, it sorts them so that the newest ones are at the ...
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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 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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Is there any way to search for tags in Mozilla Thunderbird?

I'm currently running the Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 desktop email client. In Thunderbird, if I type "linksys router" in the search box, it will find every message in the current folder containing ...
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Connect to an IRC bouncer with Thunderbird?

I would like to set up a bouncer on my rootserver and connect there from my PC, so I will see all messages during the last 30 minutes that I missed when I reconnect to a channel. Is this possible in ...
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Thunderbird creates a folder called INBOX on IMAP

Thunderbird creates a folder called INBOX on the IMAP server, and also a Trash folder inside it. I guess it happened when I modified the settings, to move deleted messages to the Trash folder (on the ...
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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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Remove “Inbox.” prefix from IMAP folders

I've got a hosted website (Linux and cPanel apparently) - their support is slow, and I know the answer here will be better... I've got an IMAP account set up, which I access from Thunderbird, an ...
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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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Google Mail: Import labels when switching from POP3 to IMAP [duplicate]

My situation is the following: I have a Google Mail email-address and I have been using this address in Thunderbird fetching the emails with POP3 (the emails also remained on the server and where ...
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Can I synchronize hotmail folders in thunderbird?

I'm using Thunderbird to load my Hotmail mail. It works fine (see previous post). But there is one problem: How can I synchronize the folders I've defined online in Hotmail? And is it possible to ...
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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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Warning: Thunderbird can allow you to get to your mail using the provided configurations. However, you should contact your administrator or email prov

How do I get past this when configuring an account in Thunderbird? I want to have separate SMTP and IMAP servers. So far I've found Thunderbird much harder to use and configure than Outlook Express. ...
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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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Can Thunderbird wrap long lines of received html mails?

I often get e-mails (*1) in HTML format where the lines are longer than the window width of Thunderbird and often even longer than my screen width. In order to read theses messages I have to scroll ...
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Thunderbird 3.1.7 file system and file extensions

I have lost all email messages and folders in Mozilla Thunderbird. Where can I look for them? My system is Windows XP. I have looked in the Thunderbird Profiles default profile folder. I can see ...
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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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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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Export email as HTML

I want to take backup of my email. The best way I see is to be able to export all the mails as HTML files, one for each mail, and save them to a seperate disk. However, I don't see any such options ...
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How to Stop auto sending Delivery Status Notifications in Thunderbird

I'm using thunderbird and I have the odd spammer which is sending emails with a delivery status notification which is basically telling them that we are a living person and to send more. Is there a ...
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Switching from POP to IMAP, but folders have mixed email addresses

After years of using Thunderbird and POP, I am looking to move my mail back to the server and use IMAP to make sync'ing multiple devices easier. The aspects of creating the IMAP user in Thunderbird, ...
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Easiest (cleanest/seamless) way to migrate from Thunderbird to Office 2010

We moved to Thunderbird a few years ago. It was a good decision back then, we still don't have any regrets about it. Thunderbird was improving during these years, we had no problems. Things were good. ...
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Thunderbird add-on to toggle mail notification?

The purpose would be to reduce "email notification distraction" in very simple way (e.g. for when I'm extra busy for a little while and do not want even the usual minor distractions). Shutting down ...
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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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Reset messed up certificate data in Firefox and Thunderbird?

I am running Firefox 7.0.1 and Thunderbird 7.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.8. I was exploring/nosing around their Preferences, and deleted many Authorities in the Certificate Manager. Afterwards I started to ...
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Convert a Gmail account from POP to IMAP and keep folder structure?

I currently use POP to access my gmail through thunderbird, but I would like to switch to IMAP so that my folders are mirrored on the server, and my sent emails are also available through the web ...
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Moving Thunderbird from Windows XP to Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I am trying to move my Thunderbird profile from Windows XP to Macintosh Snow Leopard 10.6.7. I took my Windows drive and put it into an USB drive and mounted it on my Mac. I could not see my ...
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How can I train Thunderbird's spam filter?

Thunderbird spam filter works pretty well but for some reason, mails from "Approved VIAGRA Store" continually get through and are not marked as spam even when I continually mark them as junk. Is ...
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How to import Windows Live Mail mails into ThunderBird?

I have a Windows machine and always use Windows Live Mail, but after a time I descovery that Windows Live Mail do not support filters in IMAP account. So then I discover that Thunderbird that support ...
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Thunderbird view all feeds in a folder

Is there any way to view all feeds in a folder in thunderbird? As opposed to going through the feeds one by one, have them all merged together? As of now, clicking on a root-level folder I cannot see ...