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Thunderbird: Adding new message recipient with the keyboard

I'm trying to use Thunderbird using just the keyboard. When creating a new message, I want to add another recipient row. I know I can click the field to add, but I want to do it with the keyboard. ...
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In Thunderbird, how to prevent users from creating new mail accounts?

I have just setup our company e-mail with a popular online e-mail provider. E-mails will be retrieved from the online server via Thunderbird installed on Windows 7 PC's. I wish to exercise ...
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How can I fake a “from” address in Thunderbird?

I have an e-mail address from a provider which does not provide me with an inbox, only redirection. In other words, all messages sent to that address will simply be redirected to an address I choose. ...
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Thunderbird Moved Emails

I have an Exchange account setup in Thunderbird using IMAP. Whenever I move emails from one folder to another, those emails get moved in Thunderbird but when I check webmail (OWA), the messages are ...
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Recovering Hotmail attachments deleted when messaged moved between folders in Thunderbird imap

When connecting to Hotmail through Thunderbird imap, moving messages between folders strips the content of attachments (resulting in an empty file object). Since no message was deleted, their 'recover ...
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How do I control formatting of email replies?

90% of the time when I get an email reply from someone, my original message in their reply is formatted as follows: On [date], [my name] <[my email]> wrote: > [What I wrote] However, ...
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How to search for specific mail (by msgid) in Thunderbird?

Recently, our mail system had a serious failure and some mails were lost. However, our admin gave us the sender's address together with a Message-Id to contact him for retransmission. So I got also ...
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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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Reorder email accounts in Thunderbird

If you have more email accounts in Thunderbird, the accounts are shown in the order of creation. Now I added a new account and it is shown at the bottom of the list. How do I change the order of my ...
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Add Thunderbird to Firefox as a feed subscriber application in windows

I'm trying to get Thunderbird to be my default application to subscribe to feed that I visit in firefox. I "choose application" and put in the path of Thunderbird executable C:\Program Files ...
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Thunderbird Facebook chat, disable sound

I connected my Facebook account to Thunderbird chat, all nice, but every new chat message i get sound notification, which really annoying. Can I disable that sound notifications only for chat, but ...
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Cannot “add to address book” in thunderbird on mac. Know a workaround?

Runing TB 24.5.0 on Mac 10.8.5. I configure TB so that File-"Use Mac OS X Address Book" is not selected. Can open Address Book and see addresses in "COllected Addresses" & create New contact ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...
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changing the displayed “From” field in thunderbird

when an email-address is stored in thunderbird's address book, it uses the name stored there to display as the sender in the thread-pane, and ignores any value in the email. e.g. my address book has ...
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Setting Windows Firewall To Default To “Block All” Bottlenecks Internet

I have been concerned lately with the number of programs that have been transmitting data on my machine, so in attempt to halt all unwanted communication I set the Windows firewall state to block ...
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Filter out mail with .zip attachments in Thunderbird 24.5

Once again, spammers and other unsavory folk are sending out malware via attached .zip files. How can I set up a message filter in Thunderbird 24.5 (the current version) that affects only those ...
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Sync a single Google Calendar with CalDav

At work we use Mozilla Thunderbird with Lightning plugin to manage our calendar, and I want to sync with my Google Calendar account. The problem is that in my Google Calendar account, I have 3 ...
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How do you stop thunderbird from syncing a specific mailserver (imap)?

Thunderbird 24.5.0 I have two mail accounts that I have deprecated, one I do not have login information for anymore, the other I would like thunderbird to stop downloading emails from (as they are ...
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Thunderbird's “Get Mail” button performs no noticeable action and provides no status update

I have an Google Apps for Business account. The we use the email through the Google Apps account and have IMAP turned on. Long story short, Thunderbird "Just works" most of the time, but ...
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How to remove the notification “1000 Unread Messages” beside login logo in Windows XP? [duplicate]

My sister computer have three logins: 1.) Administrator 2.) Limited Account 3.) Guest Everytime the pc is open, the Admin login have notification beside it saying: 1000 Unread Messages. How to remove ...
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Muttator moveto not moving to parent folder

Using Muttator 3.1 and Thunderbird 24.5, I try to move a message to a folder that has subfolders. moveto Account: Account/Inbox/Orders/ This results in the error: More than one match for ...
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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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mail client for multiple IMAP accounts

I have bought few sites and I got registered emails with theses sites. Right now I have about 100 email accounts. It is mostly Gmail IMAPs accounts. I am looking for mail client that can read so ...
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How to view html source in Thunderbird when “Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64”?

I press Ctrl+U in the Icedove (Thunderbird), and see plaintext. Last two headers are: Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 and the rest data is encoded. How to ...
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Can Thunderbird play sounds correctly on Linux?

I am trying to configure Thunderbird to play a sound when an email arrives and although i have set it there is no sound. When I try to test a sound via the Play button, the sound is not played. Is ...
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Thunderbird printing: How to shrink images to fit page without shrinking text?

When I print an email in Thunderbird and choose the Scale Option Shrink to Fit (on the Print Preview screen) it shrinks large images down so that they fit to the width of the page, but at the same ...
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Thunderbird: Compose Message and set font-size for all (pasted) text

I am sure I am not the only one with this problem: When you write an email in Thunderbird v24.4 and you paste text copied from a website, the different formatting will appear as well. Thus there are ...
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Backing up specific emails from Gmail to Outlook or Thunderbird

I’ve been using Gmail from the day it appeared. Naturally, over the years, some of my work email related to several projects wound up on my private email, which I’m referring to here. I’ve tagged all ...
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Collapse/Close all thunderbird folders at once

I have a dozen of mail accounts and hundreds of folders in thunderbird. Is there a way to collapse all of them at once ? [edit:] i'm running Ubuntu 13.10
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What antivirus software goes along well with Thunderbird [closed]

I'm using McAffee antivirus on a windows 7 machine, and experience many problems with Thunderbird, at random times of the day. I read many blog posts, and took some steps to get a better experience, ...
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Make thunderbird store all mail locally for IMAP accounts but not indexing all for search

In Thunderbird the global gloda search is connected to the selection of downloaded/syncronized folders of the IMAP accounts in the Offline-settings. Is it possible somehow, that Thunderbirds ...
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Thunderbird filters, make log pop up OR tab appear for added to mailbox?

I have several filters set up for incoming email, and yes I do know I can manually look at the Filter Log to see what was filtered. But I want something more automatic and more in-my-face. Either... ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to synchronize Thunderbird plugins and accounts?

I have a machine on which my Thunderbird is configured for three accounts (IMAP and NNTP, but NO POP). How could I have those accounts available on other machines using Thunderbird ? I obviously ...
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Print attachments of an email

I need to print an e-mail for legal reasons (it's evidence). There are 12 attachments on it, but when printed separately they don't seem to belong to the e-mail. I need to print the e-mail, with ...
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How to move starred and unread messages to top without destroying the order by date (descending)?

I'm trying to order my messages in my thunderbird inboxes and have multiple issues. I want to oder my mails like the following: Importent (starred) messages should always stay on top. Unread ...
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Force reload page in Thunderbird

When using Thunderbird as feed reader, I often run into situation when a new item pops up in the feed but the new content is not displayed when I open it. It is caused by misconfigured caching. All ...
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Totally remove spam/junk control from Thunderbird

I want to totally remove (not train or anything, really remove or disable) the spam filtering from Thunderbird. How could I do that ? I've seen very old similar questions without answers, so I'm ...
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How to find out the outgoing server and port from outlook?

I have Windows 7 and running outlook 2007 (wtih exchange mailserver). I want to switch to Thunderbird. Have spent some time to search both on SU and google without really finding a succinct answer to ...
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Archiving your mails with Thunderbird

I use Mozilla Thunderbird since years now. I read some articles about how to organize your mailbox most efficiently for freelancers and got an quite good-working approach for me now. I leave ...
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How do I PERMANENTLY delete old email addresses in Thunderbird?

I would like to know how to PERMANENTLY delete old email addresses in the Thunderbird email program. When I delete them, and then restart Thunderbird, all of the deleted email addresses are restored. ...
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How to download and reupload all mail/contacts from a mail server on thunderbird

Hey so a friend of mine's company is apparently resetting their mail servers and they asked all the employees to download their mail tonight and re-upload in the morning. He forgot to and his IT ...
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How to extract account information from thunderbird?

I can extract all information related with any outlook account from windows registry on windows machine. Like Incoming and outgoing server, username , encrypted password and account type(POP or IMAP). ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird chat contact search

Is there any way to search contacts in the chat tab of Thunderbird. I'm referring to the left pane in the chats tab that includes both, conversations and contact lists.
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Are Microsoft Exchange Personal Archives accessible over IMAP?

I am using IMAP (from Thunderbird) to access my mailbox on a Microsoft Exchange server. The Personal Archives have been configured on the Exchange server. Unfortunately they does not seem to be ...
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How do I open files sent to me in a 'document envelope'?

I just got an email whose X-Mailer is "X-Mailer: Microsoft CDO for Windows 2000". It has as an attachment a .sgn file, whose content is an XML with one field apparently being a base64-encoded PDF: ...
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How can I link my Lightning (Thunderbird) and my Office365 calendars?

My organization has recently started using Office365. I hooked up to it for email, using IMAP and SMTP, no problem (except that it's slow). Now I want to have my Lightning calendar linked to it as ...
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Thunderbird through proxy (Proxy is listening on port 8080)

In my college, I have a proxy server which is listening on port 8080. I want to run Thunderbird. I am not sure about which protocol this proxy is for. I would be happy to help you out, if you can tell ...
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Thunderbird write window not in focus [duplicate]

I'm running Thunderbird 24.3 on Debian 7 and sometimes when I click on 'Write' and it opens up a new window it's not in focus and my keystrokes are sent to the main Thunderbird screen not the new ...
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Can I change the update channel in Portable Thunderbird?

I need some explanation on how to update a Thunerbird Portable installation to beta or aurora. I tried to change the preferences in about:config, changing update.channel to aurora, but that had no ...