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Thunderbird 3.0 - how to prevent thread from collapsing when I read first mail in the thread?

When I read the first email in a threaded group of emails, the thread collapses in the main window pane (not sure what the heck it's called). This occurred in T-Bird 2.x as well, but 3.0 now wants to ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 - how to prevent new message indicator from clearing?

I just installed Thunderbird 3.0 and there are a few things driving me batty. When new email is delivered it has a faint star to the left of the subject (this is different than the new star column ...
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How to disable thunderbird notification

I run Ubuntu Hardy and Thunderbird version 2.0.0.23 (not tagging for linux/ubuntu since I think is a Thunderbird thing, but you can re-tag if appropriate). I am really tired of the email ...
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How to stop receiving an error reading iCal invitations on Mac sent from Thunderbird?

When I open an iCal invitation (Mail Attachment.ics file) in Mac Mail.app sent to me from someone using Thunderbird, I receive the following error: The only solution that I've found to date is to ...
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How do I make Thunderbird behave like Gmail?

Specifically, things like the ability to give messages multiple tags and have them automatically show up in tag-folders. When you use Gmail IMAP, it gives each tag a folder, and messages can appear ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 - How do I recover some lost function?

I've just switched to Thunderbird 3.0. It's good, but please help me to fix some slight annoyances: How do I turn off the message preview pane as default? I can turn it off from the View menu, or ...
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1.4GB of E-Mail, Thunderbird all e-mails blank when opened

A friend of mine imported 1.4 GB of e-mail from Outlook 2003 into Thunderbird Portable about a year ago. He never actually verified the import was successful and no longer has access to the Outlook ...
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Thunderbird 3 via GMail IMAP to Google Groups: sent items do not show up

I use Thunderbird 3 with my GMail account using IMAP. When I send messages via Thunderbird to Google Groups I am subscribed to, my own messages do no appear in threads. Looking at the same threads in ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 error while trying to get mail: “The folder is being processed. Please wait until processing is complete to get messages.”

Just upgraded to TB3. On opening TB i get a message 'determining which messages to index'. After several minutes, the message disappears. If i then try to get mail, the message quoted in the title ...
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Show entire messages in Thunderbird 3's thread view?

I recently upgraded to Thunderbird 3 on the Windows box which I am compelled to use for my email reading. I am loving the new feature which shows the body, title, and sender of all the messages in the ...
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Thunderbird 3 doesn't download mails that are downloaded by Microsoft Outlook

For office emails, I use Microsoft Outlook 2007 in office PC and Thunderbird 3 for home PC. Our email server is Microsoft Exchange Server I think. I've found that, Thunderbird 3 doesn't download ...
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How do i make Mozilla Thunderbird opening attachments in appropriate application?

I'm using Kubuntu 9.10 and Mozilla Thunderbird as email program. If email has an attachment, MT rarely finds required application to open it in. If I save an attachment and then open it from Dolphin, ...
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Sanitizing Thunderbird 3.0

The new Mozilla Thunderbird has a new folder layout for multiple accounts. The common folders such as Inbox, Trash and Draft are placed in the root, while custom folders are placed under the ...
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Thunderbird 3 - leave messages on server option

I just installed a new Thunderbird 3 on a few computers and immediately saw that i could not find the "leave messages on server" option... can anyone point that out to me ? On my personal pc i ...
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Setting up Hotmail IMAP in Mozilla Thunderbird

So I've been trying to get hotmail setup in Thunderbird but I cannot get it to work. I know hotmail IMAP works fine in Windows Live Mail. How can I get it to work in Thunderbird?
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Looking for a email program, where the emails can be stored on a network drive

I have several computers in my home, and a I have currently Thunderbird installed on all the computers, so that the mails are stored on a NAS (network attached storage) device. That has worked mostly ...
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How can I configure thunderbird 3 to show each folder in its own tab?

In thunderbird 3, I can open new tabs if I middle-click, but the behaviour I want is for left-click to open a new tab if there is not already a folder open for a given tab; or to switch to the tab ...
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Make Thunderbird3 not switch to firefox after clicking a link

Using ThunderBird 3 on Windows 7. When I get a mail with a link, I usually click it, if I know what it's about. Sadly, Thunderbird switches to Firefox which is opening the new tab. I'm active on ...
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How to have Windows 7 index Thunderbird 3 messages?

How can I have Windows 7 index my Thunderbird 3 email messages? According to this article (Dec. 2009), this should be possible. "Integration With Windows Search (Windows 7/Vista) On first ...
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Is there an Addon for Thunderbird 3 which will show me a fixed website in a tab?

I'm looking for a Thunderbird 3 addon which will show me a fixed website in a tab. I don't need navigational components, just the one website. (Explanation: Due to the lack of a compatible version of ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 refuses to start on Mac OS X?

I just downloaded Thunderbird 3.0 on my Macbook Pro running Leopard, and installed it in /Applications. When I attempt to start it, the icon opens on the Dock as normal, but I get the following ...
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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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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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Import folders from Thunderbird to gmail?

I've been using Thunderbird for a while to manage my email, with a POP server, where all the messages are downloaded to my local machine, and then I sort them into folders. Now I want to migrate to ...
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Can thunderbird with -no-remote launch firefox without it?

We have two thunderbird profiles, and we launch thunderbird using -no-remote as follows: thunderbird -no-remote -P Profile1 and thunderbird -no-remote -P Profile2 unfortunately, this means that ...
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connecting thunderbird with exchange native protocol

Is there a way to make Thunderbird connect to an exchange server using their native protocol. I've seen posts about using IMAP, POP3, OWA (DavMail), but all these options are not available to me. Only ...
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Thunderbird security/access

I want to completely restrict access to TBird. I know about the master Password but this does not go far enough. Unauthorised people can still read my old mail. What are the options to have stronger ...
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Batch script halts after Thunderbird is opened

I want to be able to open Thunderbird from a batch script in Windows. I can do it just fine from command line: C:\>"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe" If I create a batch ...
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Thunderbird/Lightning - How to “accept” an outlook invite and have it added to my google calendar?

Thunderbird/Lightning - How to "accept" an outlook invite and have it added to my google calendar? Currently, when I "accept" outlook originated events they are added to my "work" cal by default and ...
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Assign threads to folders in Thunderbird

Is it possible in Thunderbird to move a thread from the Inbox to another folder - say folder ToDo - and then have replies for that thread be moved automatically in the ToDo folder? I'm interested in ...
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MS Word mailmerge using Thunderbird

Can this be done?
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Importing Gmail labels in Mozilla Thunderbird

I have recently setup Thunderbird to download all mails from my Gmail account. There are lot of emails in Gmail having labels. Is there a way to map Gmail labels to Thunderbird so that I can ...
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How to customize incoming HTML emails from specific contacts?

Is there a way to customize incoming HTML emails from specific contacts using userContent.css? I want to change the way messages from specific contacts in my address book are displayed. The users ...
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Client side spam handling solution for ubuntu linux/thunderbird user?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0 on Ubuntu Linux 9.04, and quite frankly, the junk mail detection isn't what it used to be. Frankly, it now sucks. I have control over my mail server, but before I ...
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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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Recovering Thunderbird mail after a Windows 7 upgrade

I installed Windows 7 over Windows XP and forgot to backup my emails. I still have the Thunderbird profile folder saved in Documents and Settings though. How do I go about recovering all my mail and ...
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Why is Thunderbird plagued by duplicate messages? Is this a Thunderbird crock or an IMAP server crock?

The Mozilla Thunderbird email client is generally quite nice, but recently I have been plagued with many, many duplicate messages. After some Googling I discovered that there is an Add-on which will ...
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What does it mean to “subscribe” to an IMAP folder?

I'm using Thunderbird with Gmail IMAP and there's this "Subscribe" option for folders. What does that mean?
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Message signing/encryption with Thunderbird and Kleopatra

How do I make Thunderbird use my certificates stored in Kleopatra (KDE)? When I try to import certificates it says it's looking for PKCS12 files, but I can't find any. I'm not sure where Kleopatra ...
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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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Lightning or similar addon for Thunderbird 3.0b4

It would sure be nice if I had a calendar program for Thunderbird 3.0b4... The current Lightning add-on will not work with this version of Thunderbird... Is there anything that will?
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How to disable `New Account Setup` wizard in Mozilla Thunderbird

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 (20090812) on Mac OS X 10.5.8. I do not use it for reading mail, I just use it to open a mail here and there if I am interested how it will be displayed ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to check subfolders on IMAP?

I have Thunderbird set up to use my Gmail account through IMAP. All works well and good, except for one problem: I have a group of gmail mail filters set up to redirect mail into different labels ...
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How can I convert Outlook .pst files to Evolution mail files

I'm converting to Linux from a Windows based desktop in a corporate setting that uses Outlook. Evolution runs nicely and can get enough communication with the Exchange servers that I'm happy with the ...
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Is there a learnable filter in Thunderbird for non-spam messages (as in Opera Mail)?

One feature I like very much about Opera Mail is that you can have learnable filters for any purpose. So not only can you filter spam messages but also messages that your friends sent you or info ...
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Double-click selection to select by word in Thunderbird for Linux?

In Mac OS, if you select text by double-clicking and dragging (sometimes called "click and a half"), the selection advances word by word. In Linux, using Gnome, I am only able to get this behavior in ...
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Thunderbird 3: show total number of items in folder?

In Thunderbird 3, is it possible to show the total number of items in a folder, rather than just the number of unread items?
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Thunderbird confused about EPS attachments

Sometimes, when I receive (Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 on OS X 10.5) emails with an EPS attachement sent from Mail OS X 10.4, I cannot open the EPS file. Thunderbird shows me 1 file, that can't be opened ...
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Thunderbird not accepting meeting requests

I am currently using Thunderbird 2.0.0.23, I can successfully send meeting requests to all types of calendars however when someone sends me a meeting request and I want to either accept or decline the ...
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sync my webmail 'SENT' folder with Thunderbird

I want to sync my webmail 'SENT' folder with Thunderbird, both Yahoo and Hotmail. What's the best way to do it?