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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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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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Why does using Enigmail with Icedove on Debian fail if I don't start gpg-agent manually?

I'm using Icedove on a Debian Sid installation, and now I try to use Enigmail with it. But I encounter some issues: I had to create my keys with gpg2 instead of Enigmail, because it didn't want to ...
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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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Move to Local Trash when deleting IMAP messages in Thunderbird

I have tried to find a solution for this for a while now without luck. Wanted to check if there already is an add-on or easy hack before I attempt to write my own. In my opinion this must be quite a ...
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Gmail's important message markings in Thunderbird

I know I can see my Gmail Priority Inbox in Thunderbird, but what I'd really like is to have those yellow markings beside messages that indicate whether a message is important or not. Is there a way (...
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Thunderbird doesn't receive IMAP-PUSH mails from googlemail

I noticed for a while now that my thunderbird client is not receiving the mails "immediately" anymore, but has to regularly synchronize my IMAP folders with googlemail. I am also using Trillian ...
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Why does Thunderbird hang when I try to quit it?

I'm running Thunderbird 3.1.7 under Snow Leopard, and whenever I try to quit Thunderbird it just hangs there and never actually quits till I force quit it. Any one know why it's doing this?
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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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thunderbirds scrolls back to a selected folder

I have just installed Thunderbird on Windows and added 2 imap accounts. Those 2 imap accounts contains a lot of folders, so there is a scrollbar in the menu to the left. So far so god. But if I ...
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How to wrap the subject line in Thunderbird?

In vertical view, for sake of readability, I'd like to wrap the subject line. Instead of having: Jane Doo | A very long ... | 6/6/2015 I'd like to read Jane Doo | A very long | 6/6/2015 ...
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Why can I see a bcc recipient in a received e-mail?

I'm quite confused about this. I received an email today where the bcc recipient is visible: Header: Return-Path: xxxxxxx Received: from xxxx ([xxxx]) by xxxxx (xxxx) with ESMTPS (Nemesis) id ...
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Making Thunderbird always show “Recipient” column in Search Messages window

Using Thunderbird (version 31.4.0), I want to automatically show "Recipient" as one of the columns in the Find Messages window (Ctrl+Shift+F), and have Thunderbird remember that setting after I close ...
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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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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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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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How can I set Thunderbird to use “Reader's default colors (Don't set colors in page)” by default?

Personally my color preference for email messages (and most other windows) is a dark background with a light foreground, but others may like/need different color settings. I can format the messages I ...
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Open eml attachments inline in WLM

I use Mozilla Thunderbird but my secretary uses Windows Live Mail. If I forward messages to her, it's usually as an attached eml file to preserve the original message's formatting and attachments. ...
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Using the thunderbird command-line, how can I open a specific email by message-id?

Thunderbird 24.2.0 has a -mail command-line parameter, with which a specific mail can be opened from the command line: $ thunderbird --help -mail <URL> Open the message specified by this ...
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Thunderbird: Don't show incoming mail notification for filtered emails

I use filters to redirect some emails to separate folders, different from my Inbox. Currently, Thunderbird shows a notification for any email message I receive: I want it to show only ...
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How to customize thunderbird task right click menu?

I'm using Thunderbird mail client to manage my tasks. Can any one tell me how I can add different percentages to progress subitem of context menu of Tasks? Thanks Buddha
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Thunderbird (24.1.1): properly disable accounts

I would like to properly disable a few Thunderbird accounts. The reason is that I have more than a dozen accounts some of which become accessible as various things change daily (network changes, ...
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How to forward an e-mail and add the original sender to Reply-To?

When forwarding an e-mail how to configure e-mail clients to put the address of the original e-mail sender (From:) to the Reply-To: (or different) header? I am looking mainly for a solution for ...
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Rename $label1-5 in Thunderbird so they become tags

Thunderbird stores five special tags as $label1, $label2, ..., $label5 and then internally associates a (somewhat fixed) name to those (Important, Work, ...). In an IMAP context, it syncs these as ...
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Thunderbird formatting emails with odd tabs upon sending / saving as drafts

We use Thunderbird as the desktop mail client on a couple of machines, the actual emails server is gmail (Google apps for business) we connect via imap. The problem we are having is sometimes when ...
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Why can't I add a chat account in Thunderbird 17.0.4 ESR?

I can go through the whole process of adding a chat account without a problem (Edit -> Account Settings -> Account Actions -> Add Chat Account... &c., &c.); however, when I click "Finish" at ...
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Thunderbird threaded view misses some replies

I'm corresponding with someone and their most recent reply (with the exact same subject line as the other emails) didn't get placed in the thread with the other emails. Specifically, there were two ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird: New email, but I can't see it

Very often I see a tooltip on my desktop saying that that I have new email in my inbox, but when I bring Thunderbird back into focus (I have the program always open), I see that: My Inbox folder is ...
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Thunderbird profile folder gone

I posted yesterday about losing my Thunderbird profile. I'm trying to figure out what happened, and would like your help. The "Profiles" folder has vanished from C:\users\username\AppData\Roaming\...
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Disable Thunderbird “failed to connect” notifications

My network manager doesn't start until I log in, so for the first ten seconds or so after I login I have no Internet connection. The problem is that I have Thunderbird set to automatically start on ...
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Multiple accounts in Thunderbird 10

I currently have 3 separate accounts in Thunderbird 10: for personal email for my home business for my outside employment All 3 have different incoming email addresses. I want to set up another ...
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Thunderbird - show starred messages above thread pane?

I'd like to show starred emails at the top of the thread pane, without having to click a filter or perform a search (even a saved one) - much like Gmail with priority/starred inbox. I've searched the ...
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In Thunderbird, using the Stylish extension, how to target CSS rules at messages from specific domains?

Stylish is an extension for both Firefox and Thunderbird, which enables user CSS rules. In Firefox, people use it just as commonly to tweak the UI as to change the look and feel of sites they ...
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Dictionary-based text auto-completion in Windows (i.e. Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client)?

Most programmer's text editors and IDEs have it, automatic completion of the first few characters (letters) of a keyword or function name. Also, most address bars or search fields feature this (like ...
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Problems with custom headers for Thunderbird message filters

In Thunderbird 3, I have a couple of message filters set up with Reply-To as the header to filter on. They don't seem to work at all when filtering on the individual message (and I can't see anything ...
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Thunderbird filter problem

I keep getting spammed to go to a ..ru url. I've tried every combination of filters I can think of like body contains *.ru, body contains .ru, but nothing works. Is it a bug that I can't select a ...
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Why is Thunderbird randomly moving IMAP messages to the trash?

I have 4 IMAP email accounts set up in Thunderbird 3.0.5 on Ubuntu 10.04.01 LTS. These are all accounts on a server which I administer. On one particular account, seemingly randomly, thunderbird will ...
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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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Thunderbird 3: can't change column width?

I recently installed Thunderbird 3.0.3. Just noticed a suboptimal UI setting: in the upper pane, which lists the e-mails in the current folder, the Date column is about 200px wide. So when I keep the ...
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Using thunderbird for sending emails over command line

When I receive orders I handle them in an admin tool. When processed, I launch thunderbird with command line, so it opens up email windows with prefille subject, to, from, body and file attachment. I ...
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Why does Google's app-passwords ALWAYS say the password is wrong?

After I have enabled the two-step-authorization, I cannot login my Gmail via Thunderbird anymore! I then noticed there is a way to do so with 'app-passwords'. So, I tried it, but it didn't work. ...
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How to set the default composition method for new accounts in thunderbird to plain-text?

I'm a happy user of thunderbind and and avid hater of HTML mails. So one of the first things i usually do when setting up a new account, is to switch the default composition method to "plain text". ...
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How to remove or strip images in email signatures in Thunderbird?

I get really annoyed by people, clients or companies putting images in their signatures, be it small or large images or nowadays animated gifs. Is there a setting or add-on for Thunderbird to hide, ...
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Recovering Thunderbird Folders

My father accidentally deleted several important folders from Thunderbird. I have restored them from his backup, but they aren't showing up in the folder list. My procedure was to restore the .sbd ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Setting up secure email on Thunderbird

I'm trying to set Thunderbird up to send/receive encrypted emails. Here is a screenshot from the screen where you can select certificates: However, it doesn't really explain the difference between ...