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Change thunderbirds font sizes from command line

How can I change thunderbird's font sizes from command line? In firefox one can at least change an entry in the user.js and restart it, is there a similar way for thunderbird?
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Batch print attachments in thunderbird

When I receive emails, I put in a folder each month, that on the month end i need to print all the attachments (pdf). As sometimes there are about 20-100 emails at a time. Is there a way of ...
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Show either the “Return-Path”, “X-Sender” or “X-Envelope-From” in Thunderbird's list view

When reading emails in Thunderbird, the contents of the "From" column are taken from the email's "From:" header. Since anything can be put in the "From:" header, I have tried (and failed) to teach ...
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How to get rid of Thunderbird error “[NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: Trash”

Every time I start Thunderbird, I get this error: The current operation on 'Trash' did not succeed. The mail server for account spamspam@gmail.com responded: [NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: ...
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Run Thunderbird online in real-time from more computers

We are in love with Thunderbird and its addons, and we want to use it as a collaboration tool. For example, if I add a note to an e-mail with Xnote, everyone else sees it immediately. I tried to ...
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Sync or export only Thunderbird account settings

There are many (old and not so old) topics about this, but they all deal with synchronizing the whole Thunderbird profile across computers. I am not interested in that, I just want a nice way to ...
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Recover deleted emails, wrong POP3 client configuration

One of my clients has set up a POP3 account in his computer and now he had deleted all emails from the server. He has them locally in his computer, but everything has been deleted from the server. Is ...
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Group by discussion without tree in Thunderbird

Is it possible to group messages by discussion (with keep sorting by date) without tree? In other words: limit discussion tree by 2 (1 level - top message, 2 level - all other messages in selected ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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Change temp directory where Thunderbird stores attachments when opening them

Using Thunderbird 38.5.1 on Windows, I sometimes double-click on an attachment in a received message to open it. The file is saved to my temp directory (%TEMP%), but I don't want it to be saved to ...
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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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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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How to open links from email clients like Thunderbird and N1 with custom configuration in Firefox?

What I want to do is that every time when I click on a link in Thunderbird or Nylas N1, depending on which email address the link contains, to open Firefox with a specific user profile. I'm using ...
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Change date format of e-mail header in Thunderbird

I'm using the operating system, Ubuntu 15.10. How do I change the date format of the e-mail/message header in Thunderbird from what it is now, e.g., Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:22:07 -0800, to e.g., Mon, ...
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Thunderbird search current folder only

In the new Mozilla Thunderbird email client, is it possible to search in the current folder only?
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Reverse order of Thunderbird new message notification

Is there a way to reverse the order of Thunderbird new message notifications? Say I have 3 unread emails (I've seen the subject, they are not important so I ignore them). Now when a new email comes ...
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Is it possible to encrypt an email for two keys but the same email?

I started using Enigmail with Thunderbird to encrypt and sign my mails. It works fine with my brother and some other people. Yesterday I got a reply from someone with whom I did communicate via ...
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How to keep Firefox/Thunderbird from trying to autodial in windows 10?

I recently updated from windows 7 to windows 10 and now Firefox and Thunderbird keep popping up the connection dialog for my VPN whenever they can't find a network (including every time my laptop ...
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Thunderbird cannot bulk delete bulk mail from Yahoo

Thunderbird is connected to my Yahoo! email account. The Yahoo spam folder syncs to TB's Bulk Mail folder. When going into that folder and select all and hit delete, the operation attempts to delete ...
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Thunderbird won't sync folders with Office 365

I am currently using Thunderbird 38.5.1 (latest) using IMAP4 with an office365.com account. Everything worked just fine until just this morning, when Thunderbird now doesn't recognise/sync the folder ...
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Thunderbird IMAP server change

Our service provider recently changed servers. After doing the update lost all subfolders - even though i can see them on the computer, and when i direct the directory to it, still doesn't show in ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird Subfolders don't show after changing server [duplicate]

Our service provider changed the server settings, after updating it on the accounts we can't get our sub folders that were created on the account. Even selecting the right route on the computer as ...
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How to stop smiley in Thunderbird showing up as a J?

In Thunderbird 3, when I receive a message with a smiley using the "Original HTML" or "Simplified HTML" viewing option, it appears like this: That is … J. However, if I view the message as "Plain ...
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Reply to list in Thunderbird

The SmartReply button in Thunderbird give a "Reply to list" option when it detects that the email belongs to a list. Yet it sometimes fails to detect the presence of a list. In my case for instance, ...
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How to run thunderbird in system tray?

A similar question has been asked in ask ubuntu but I'm working on windows 7x64 so because of using the 64 bit architecture, it seems that I can't use this solution. Any other way? I have set my ...
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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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How can I set the “default” address in Thunderbird for someone who has two email addresses?

There are two addresses in Thunderbird's address book for someone I email fairly frequently. Unfortunately, the one which comes up first is the less preferable address to use. Is there a way for me ...
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Send an email to a group excluding a member in Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird on my MacBook-Pro and sync my contacts from gmail to Mac OS X's address book, then I make some groups of friends in my address book, in Thunderbird I can use this group in send field ...
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Custom header filters in Thunderbird not working

I want to filter my emails using the header X-Comment, which appears in some of my messages. I added a filter to do this (using the "Customize" option) and tried to run it on my inbox, but nothing ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird: Compose Messages in a New Tab

Is it possible (with or without extensions) to always compose/write/reply-to messages in a new tab, as opposed to a new window, so that those open tabs will be saved (along with their contents) when ...
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How can I view email headers in Thunderbird without opening or viewing the email message?

We frequently receive emails from unknown sources as well as know sources that seem to be malcious. Is there a way I can peek at the message headers without actually clicking on the email message or ...
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How to slow down outbox sending rate in Thunderbird?

I want to send 1,000 emails to 1,000 address using Thunderbird. The emails are generated using a Windows MAPI. When these mails and rendered, it will send immediately. Rendering 1,000 mails takes ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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“Manual threading” in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird's threaded view of email messages to group emails together which are related. However, sometimes people will reply to messages using some mail program which does not properly set the ...
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Linked images in Thunderbird email signature lead to large mail file size

We're using Thunderbird as an email client. Now I discovered that our emails are very large regarding file size. I figured out that the problem is indeed that the images in the email signature aren't ...
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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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How can I force Thunderbird to compact my IMAP folder after running filters?

I have a bunch of Thunderbird emails that distribute my email from my Inbox to a bunch of IMAP and local folders. Unfortunately, since this is IMAP, no message is actually moved: messages get copied ...
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Thunderbird: Deleting attachments while preserving email does not work

In order to save disc/server space, I want to delete the attachments of my emails (using IMAP) without deleting the message itself. Using Thunderbird, I am aware of the built-in function that can be ...
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Read .msf/mbox files offline in Thunderbird

I have GMail account set up in Thunderbird 12.0.1 via IMAP. All the emails in it were synchronised to the client long ago. I no longer have access to the GMail account, but the mbox and .msf files are ...
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Junk Mail 'junk' is changing to 'Not Junk' in Thunderbird Version 38.5.0

There are certain domains with which the Junk menu bar setting changes to Not Junk upon clicking on the email in Thunderbird in OS X 10. They are (spaces are intentional): mail@info.z abo eme ssage ...
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Combine e-mails into one (for printing)?

I have some messages (in gmail or Thunderbird) and most of them do not include quote of the previous messages. They are also not considered as a single "thread" in gmail because some of them have ...
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Thunderbird fails to download all new emails

When I try to retrieve emails, I see the following messages in the Thunderbird status bar: Checking Inbox for new messages Downloading 1 of 68 Nothing to download The problem is ...
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Thunderbird Unified Inbox doesn't work for all accounts

I use Thunderbird as email client on my Mac (El Capitan 10.11). The Unified inbox doesn't work for two accounts. The sent folder is unified however. Total 10 accounts 4 Gmail, all pop, of which 3 ...
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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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Merge Thunderbird inbox from two separate mailboxes

I have used 2 laptops over the last 2 years, and on each laptop I have set up my email accounts on them. I often had to go to each of the different laptops to retrieve specific e-mails, and as bad as ...
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Issue configuring Thunderbird on Ubuntu

At the office, I have an email address that we can access from http://gmail.mycompany.com/. I would like to use Thunderbird instead of gmail's online interface. When I started Thrunderbird for the ...
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Message filters wont copy messages in my Local Folders inbox

I am running Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04 and it is very frustrating. I have been trying to implement a filter that copies the newly received mails from inbox to a local folders inbox. In the filter ...
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Indication Colour for New Emails?

I've recently upgraded Mozilla Thunderbird to v3 on Windows XP. In v2 I think when new (POP3) emails were downloaded, there were a little star icon next to my local folders where it's filtered to ...
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How to convert .nsf (IBM Lotus Notes) to .pst (MS Outlook) or other mail client format

I have a user who would like to make a local archive of his Lotus Notes mail file (we use Lotus Notes where I work) and then open it in another mail client, such as Outlook or Thunderbird. IMAP is a ...
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For email client programs, does having the reading pane on indicate the email has been read [closed]

When the reading pane is on and messages can be viewed without opening them, is this the equivalent of reading an email? I mostly use Microsoft Outlook 2013 but I am looking for a general answer for ...