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How to get Thunderbird to archive messages automatically

I want Thunderbird 3.1.1 to automatically move old messages to archive. The definition of "old" should vary by folder. E.g., messages in the "Meeting minutes" folder should get archived after 7 days, ...
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importing a outlook.pst file into thunderbird

trying to import my outlook.pst into thunderbird, but it seems my computer has to have outlook running on the computer to do this import. I have the outlook.pst file, can't I just point thunderbird ...
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Thunderbird: possible to change selected email highlight color (when no focus)?

Is it possible to change, in the message list of Thunderbird 3.0, the highlight color of the selected message when the list does not have the focus? The highlight color for the selected row is blue ...
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Open Pst in thunderbird

I have a pst file which contains all my outlook backups. I want to import those mails into my thunderbird in Ubuntu 10.10. Though I can import it using Evolution mail client. But i like to stick to ...
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Changing the From address in Thunderbird

I subscribed to a mailing list under a forwarding e-mail address. But Thunderbird sends mails from my real address (a GMail account). I tried to send my first message to the list today, but it got ...
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How to change Content-Transfer-Encoding for email attachments?

I have signed up for http://eudyptula-challenge.org/ challenge and this accepts email attachments only in simple text format. The files without extension (and also .zip file) are transferred with ...
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Inverse Thunderbird's Quick filter selection?

Thunderbird 3.1 has a quick filter bar, very convenient. You click 'starred' and only the starred messages are shown. Is there some trick or way to also apply the inverse filter, for example show all ...
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Quick way to find a specific email in Thunderbird inbox?

My todo-list includes answering some emails. I want to include a reference to the email that allows me to quickly find the email to answer in my Thunderbird inbox. The name of the sender or the ...
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Edit subject line of received email in Thunderbird 3.0

Is there a way to edit the subject line of emails you've received in Thunderbird? I use email a lot for work and it would be a lot easier if I could change subjects to make things easier to find ...
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Configuration of Mozilla Thunderbird without automatic guessing

When trying to configure new eMail accounts, Mozilla Thunderbird tries to guess at the server settings. Unfortunately, this feature causes a lot of problems, particularly when the internet connection ...
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How to link to emails in Thunderbird?

I often take personal notes in text files. Sometimes I'd like to refer to an email in one of my IMAP email boxes. Now I manually write something like "email in <imap_account>, <date>", but ...
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Thunderbird > 4.x on Linux does not honour default browser

Under KDE 4.7 I have "chromium-browser-chromium" set as my default browser in system settings. This works for KDE apps, but not Thunderbird. I suspect that Thunderbird is looking for the default ...
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Combine in- and outgoing mail in Thunderbird in one folder

I have configured Thunderbird with IMAP to an Exchange server. I have an Inbox and a Sent items folder. I can turn on message threads in the views for these folder, but the threads will only show the ...
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default mime type program is inconsistent between system and the mozilla firefox/thunderbird?

In kubuntu ,the default programs associated with mime types in mozilla products are completely different from the system-wide setting or user setting. For example, firefox/thunderbird will always use ...
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How to set up DavMail/LDAP in Thunderbird?

I've got DavMail running in Linux Mint so Thunderbird can access IMAP/SMTP/LDAP/CalDav. I've got everything working at this point except LDAP. Basically I can't figure out what the base DN should be. ...
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Meeting request in Thunderbird

I will receive meeting.ics (VCS/ICS calendar attachment) from my manager , previously I had some add-on in Thunderbird which was working fine . After some updates the meetings.ics file become as ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to automatically move messages?

I have Thunderbird 15. I'd like to automatically move messages from one folder to another. My mail account is an IMAP account. My Blackberry is also connected to the account and when it sends mail, ...
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Sorting mail in Thunderbird by both unread status and by date

Is there any way to make Thunderbird sort mail so that unread mail is always at the top and the e-mails are sorted by date in descending order persistently? Maybe an add-on that someone can recommend? ...
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Keep IMAP messages locally when deleted remotely

I use my email from my phone and my computer via IMAP. I want to set something up so that if I delete a message via my phone, my computer will still keep the message locally. For example, assume I ...
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Track unanswered mails in Thunderbird

Sometimes you sent people an email and remove the issue from your mind but they never answer it. Is it possible to identify such mails in an easy way? For example by some kind of search folder? It ...
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convert .dbx (outlook express) mail files to a mbox format (for thunderbird) w/o Windows?

Recently, my hard drive crashed (click... click... clickly clickly click click...). I was using XP and do NOT have my install discs (lost them 3 moves ago...). i make backups regularly and only lost ...
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How to display the size of single emails?

I would like to be able to see the size of every email in my Thunderbird. I know how to check the size of a mail folder but not for a single mail. How can I accomplish this?
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Is there a way to read Hotmail mail with Thunderbird without using the WebMail pluging?

Some sites tell me Hotmail has POP3 access now, but with Thunderbird it doesn't seem to work. The only solution (which I didn't test yet) is a WebMail plugin that helps Thunderbird to read data from ...
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Blacklist for To/CC in Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird set up to auto-bcc my account for all emails, and disabled the 'Sent' folder. Unfortunately if I'm in an email threads and Reply to all I get double-copied: once by Reply to all; ...
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Convert top-posting email to bottom-posting in Thunderbird

I would like to convert long email conversations from top-posting style to the bottom-posting style so I can paste it to a web page and other people can easily read it from the start to the end and ...
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Thunderbird - Delete all junk mails at once

is there a button or something like that to delete all Junk mails at once? I sort the mail atm and select it with CTRL+SHIFT+UP and than I press delete.
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Converting Outlook Express csv adress book and dbx files into Thunderbird on W7

Recently I changed my OS from XP to W7. I made backup of any Outlook Express messages (the dbx files and adress book as CSV). On W7 I want to import that data into Thunderbird. There is option for ...
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How do I retrieve the stored password from Thunderbird?

I am running TB 3.0.1 on Mac OS X. The password for my email account is saved and I can't remember it. Is there anyway to retrieve it in clear text?
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How to configure Thunderbird Quick Filter toolbar shortcut

In recent versions of Thunderbird, they changed behavior of Quick Filters search toolbar. I use it very heavily on thousands of mails. Now pressing Escape, will close it, and there is no quick way to ...
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Thunderbird - Do not delete local copies of IMAP messages

Hypothetical scenario: The IMAP inbox has two messages, A and B. Thunderbird syncs, and downloads both A and B. A new message C, is delivered to the IMAP server. B is deleted from the server by a ...
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Is it possible/safe to downgrade from Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 4 to Thunderbird 2?

I wanted to try out the Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 4 because I have some issues with Thundebird 2 that I know are fixed in 3.0. The question is, is it possible to downgrade from Thunderbird 3.0 to 2.0 or ...
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Thunderbird: Mails are not visible in inbox or appear twice?

Thunderbird Version: 2.0.0.23 (20090812) Some mails appear twice in the inbox. Other are not visible at all but can be found when searching for their subject (which requires to know the subject in ...
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How can I send an email message in the past?

If I set the system time of my computer to a datetime in the past and send an email then the recipient will see that time as send-date-time. I think the recipient has no chance of detecting the real ...
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Thunderbird “unified folders” not working after moving my profile

After a computer upgrade, I moved my Thunderbird mail profile to the new computer. While everything else seems to work ok, none of the "Unified Folders" are working. When I check the folder ...
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Increase Outlook 2013 performance?

I feel that Outlook 2013 (compared to Thunderbird) is quite slow at e.g. changing between mail view and calendar view - is there any way to disable e.g. the animation of the transition between mail ...
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put image in thunderbird signature

I would like to put a small image in my Thunderbird signature. I edited signature.html to add the false stuff, but the image still doesn't appear. <img moz-do-not-send="false" alt= etc. etc.> ...
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Forwarding email as inline messages and not as attachments in Thunderbird

When I forward messages in Thunderbird 2.0.0, the forwarded message is sent as an attachment. Where is the setting so that forwarded messages are copied inline in the new message?
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Can I configure Thunderbird 3 to refresh the folder list for an Exchange IMAP account?

Background: When used as an IMAP client against Gmail, Thunderbird 3 (may be the case in v2 also, not sure) will refresh it's list of folders (the folders correspond to Gmail labels) when you do ...
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Merge/synchronize two Thunderbird installations

I want to migrate/copy my Thunderbird from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, where I already set up another Thunderbird installation with some old and also some new accounts. To save me more configuration work, is ...
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Mail migration: pumping mails into IMAP account

I'm having troubles migrating the email system of our company from an old provider to a new one, call this one FOO. I already created, via control panel, the email addresses and the mailboxes on FOO ...
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Customizing Mozilla Thunderbird

I always click on the header part of Thunderbird which annoys me a lot. Because the top e mail I received is on top row, sometimes I click on "From" or "Subject" and then all the mail is sorted ...
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Chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat

How do I start a chat room in Thunderbird with Google Chat? What values do I use for room and server? Thunderbird 17.0.3.
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Thunderbird keeps caching web image in signature

I have an HTML signature with a web-based image. The image changes about once a month, but Thunderbird keeps using an old image. I believe it's being cached somewhere. Any ideas on how to ensure ...
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How can I import Thunderbird mail folders into another instance of Thunderbird?

I have two Thunderbird (5.0) Portable instances on Windows 7: How can I import mail folders from one into the other?
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Modfying meeting invitations in Thunderbird Lightning?

Is there a way of modifying a meeting request in Thunderbird Lightning? Similar to how Outlook offers the ability to suggest a new time for a meeting etc.
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How to add an account when Thunderbird warns “potentially vulnerable to CVE-2009-3555”?

I just updated to Thunderbird 3.1 and now when I attempt to add in a new email account for one of my domains I get mail.server.example potentially vulnerable to CVE-2009-3555. Now reading up on it ...
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Sort mails by 3 criteria on Thunderbird

I would like to sort my mails by 3 criteria, on this order : Date (new mails up the list) Read state (unread messages upper) "Starred" (starred messages at the uppest) But it seems that it is ...
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Create mailing list from email recipients

I use GMail (web-mail) and sometimes Thunderbird for advanced tasks. Last year, on Thunderbird, I reached to create an address list from emails recipients. Since, I have reinstalled everything, and I ...
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Cannot send email through SMTP in Thunderbird

I have a school provided email (name@ins.edu) that is located on an outlook server (pod#####.outlook.com) that I configured in Thunderbird using the settings provided by the web-based outlook ...
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Default outgoing email encoding for Thunderbird 7.x and later [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...