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Close to tray (Thunderbird 91.5)

Is there currently an option in Thunderbird 91.5 to close/minimize to tray. I found an extension but it is outdated and the answers I found are too. I am asking for Linux… (read more)

Is there currently an option in Thunderbird 91.5 to close/minimize to tray.

I found an extension but it is outdated and the answers I found are too.

I am asking for Linux Mint Cinnamon 20.3 but I guess if the option is there, it's there for other OSes.

Asked by cassepipe 1 day ago

Last reply by sfhowes 11 hours ago

Sender and date are appended to file name when using save-as command to save a message as a '.eml' file

I need some help please. Ever since I upgraded to Thunderbird 91 the 'message sender' and 'message date' are automatically appended as a suffix to the default filename(th… (read more)

I need some help please. Ever since I upgraded to Thunderbird 91 the 'message sender' and 'message date' are automatically appended as a suffix to the default filename(the message subject) when using the save-as command to save an email in the '.eml' format. This causes problems when attaching the '.eml' file to one of the software packages that I must use. Can the automatic suffix be disabled? Thanks.

Asked by olsjmcgill 14 hours ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 12 hours ago

Extra Profiles Not Working

Greetings, I am running 91.5.0 (64-bit). And for the last year or so, I was accessing all my various TB profiles by going to HELP -> MORE TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION … (read more)

Greetings,

I am running 91.5.0 (64-bit). And for the last year or so, I was accessing all my various TB profiles by going to HELP -> MORE TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION -> ABOUT PROFILES and then I would get the option to launch any profile I wanted.

The problem is that now when I launch any other profile then it comes up totally blank. It is just a shell. All the info is missing.

Your guidance and help is kindly requested...thank you!!

Asked by renyoga 1 week ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 day ago

Changing Text Color in ThunderBird 91.5.1

Hi, I have been using TB for years and like it very much. However, for a long time now, I have not been able to change the color of the text for highlighting so I have b… (read more)

Hi, I have been using TB for years and like it very much. However, for a long time now, I have not been able to change the color of the text for highlighting so I have been using Mail when needed. I did read answers in th Community forum but unfortunately, did not solve the issue. Please assist.

Best,

MJA

Asked by mjadezyn 2 days ago

Last reply by Matt 1 day ago

Font all white, can't change, even in Preferences

Hi, my mom stumbled across a serious issue: she needed to change the font color for one message so she did just that in Preferences, but then it turned out she can't chan… (read more)

Hi, my mom stumbled across a serious issue: she needed to change the font color for one message so she did just that in Preferences, but then it turned out she can't change back to the original color: now all text is white, it only displays upon being selected. I tried to have her go back to the Preferences, type "font" (in Polish, but doesn't matter) and it did seem to show three color controls, surrounded by unselectable (therefore invisible) text—none of these controls, however, was set to white, instead being set to dark hues. We changed them several times nonetheless, reset Thunderbird, reset the whole system... and nothing. The damn thing won't revert to the original status.

The pictures are poor quality, but I needed to guide my mom as she performed the screen printing so it took some effort to at least get these two. Nevertheless, you can see the white areas where the text is supposed to be, unless it's selected (in which case it's white-on-blue). Please advise.

Asked by jarekbogalecki 1 day ago

Last reply by Matt 1 day ago

Thunderbird FORWARDING of each new incoming email

Thank you for all your help and dedication. Thunderbird is a GREAT PRODUCT. I need to find a way to setup Thunderbird for automatic FORWARDING of each new incoming emai… (read more)

Thank you for all your help and dedication. Thunderbird is a GREAT PRODUCT.

I need to find a way to setup Thunderbird for automatic FORWARDING of each new incoming email, forwarded when the new email arrives.

CAN YOU HELP ME.

I'd be happy to PayPal you a donation if you can help me. Joe Kwak [email removed from public]

Asked by joekwak 1 day ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 day ago

Background and text colors in panes

I have a dark grey background on the folder pane and the email list panes. How can I change this to a white background with black text. After looking at the support answe… (read more)

I have a dark grey background on the folder pane and the email list panes. How can I change this to a white background with black text. After looking at the support answers it seems that you have to be a coder to even attempt to change these settings. There should be a simple config tab for this, not having to go to a file and modify it to maybe fix this. If this is how your software works I will go back to outlook.

Asked by ny1unclebob 2 days ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 2 days ago

Can I restore to an earlier date

While deleting lots of junk from from my wife's inbox, I managed to move the whole of the inbox to the junk file ( thanks for making this so easy to do ). Now I'm struggl… (read more)

While deleting lots of junk from from my wife's inbox, I managed to move the whole of the inbox to the junk file ( thanks for making this so easy to do ). Now I'm struggling to move the files back, and incoming mail goes directly to junk........ Trying to discover just which filters or settings are causing these problems is a nightmare and I'm hoping that there is some sort of restore function hidden in the program........ Thanks in advance.

Asked by j_lawrenson 4 days ago

Last reply by sfhowes 4 days ago

Junk Emails

I did the latest Thunderbird update and since then I do not have any Spam or Junk emails. I was actually getting several that I wanted but now I can have them resent but … (read more)

I did the latest Thunderbird update and since then I do not have any Spam or Junk emails. I was actually getting several that I wanted but now I can have them resent but they don't get into my Inbox or Spam Folders!! Why?? Not really happy with this update at all, I want to decide who I get emails from myself!!!!

Asked by jmichaelis 4 days ago

Last reply by david 4 days ago

TB 91: How to change font in message list? Preferences did not work for me...

Unable to change font in TB 91 message list. Changed the size in Preferences, but it did not change the font size in message list. Also would like to increase line spacei… (read more)

Unable to change font in TB 91 message list. Changed the size in Preferences, but it did not change the font size in message list. Also would like to increase line spaceing.

Asked by ykogan2 1 month ago

Last reply by david 4 days ago

can not creat folder or subfolder in only one account

Hello, Everything was fine with TB and a few months ago i could no longer add a new folder. I upgraded to the latest version and it did not solve my problem. I disliked… (read more)

Hello,

Everything was fine with TB and a few months ago i could no longer add a new folder. I upgraded to the latest version and it did not solve my problem. I disliked ver.78 so much i went back to 68.12.1 32bit. Not sure why 32 since my computer is a 64bit windows 7.

Anyway, I have seven email accounts in TB. Personal, multiple businesses plus my junk account. I can create folders in all of the accounts except my main personal account. The main account does have a lot of folders and sub folders already. Also, For some reason 2018,19,20 tax return folders are now in the archive folder and not "tax return" folder.

All other 6 email accounts are acting as normal. Noting missing, can create and delete folders as always.

I have read countless post/forums and can not isolate this problem.

Thanks in advance, Chris

Asked by crapko 5 days ago

Last reply by Matt 4 days ago

Text size and colour of incoming and sending mail

bold textTrying to change text size and colour In Thunderbird. Presint size appears to d approx 12 and color is light blue. Have gone to 'display fonts &colours, Font… (read more)

bold textTrying to change text size and colour In Thunderbird. Presint size appears to d approx 12 and color is light blue. Have gone to 'display fonts &colours, Fonts and colours.Changed Default font to "Ariel , Size to 20" changed colour to "Black" Going back to my email has nothing changed. Have tried restarting but still no change. I am vision im,paired so these changes are absolutely necessary Please help

Asked by Roy 5 days ago

Last reply by david 5 days ago

html templates not saving correctly

I'm using Thunderbird on Windows 10, and it's up to date. I made a html template for body of the email. Let's say the template is saved in Notepad. And it's all inlined. … (read more)

I'm using Thunderbird on Windows 10, and it's up to date.

I made a html template for body of the email. Let's say the template is saved in Notepad. And it's all inlined.

When I copy/paste the html code from the Notepad, and insert it as HTML in email and send the email, everything appears as intended. So I saved it as a template in Thunderbird. When I send an email from the Thunderbird template, the email looks not as intended. (More specifically, no "dark mode" logo)

Is there any explanation why the two outcomes look different?

When I looked at the source from "View source", I found some differences (obviously):

  1. 1. From the Notepad code, everything is organized perfectly (<style></style> content .
  1. 2. From the email that appears intended, things are rearranged a bit (<style></style> content )
  1. 3. From the email that looks wrong (the one sent from Thunderbird template folder), it's basically in the structure as in #2, except style is at the very end of the body ( content <style></style>), and apparently it stripped off all "@media (prefers-color-scheme: dark)" part, which is the reason it messes up the dark mode logo, i presume.

I opened the template again and checked the inserted HTML, and as I expected, it didn't save the "@media" part. Clearly, Thunderbird is capable of sending an email with "@media" in the style tag. Why wouldn't it save it in the template?

Asked by d.o.u.b.l.e.h 1 week ago

Last reply by sfhowes 6 days ago

Context Menu Editing

Could really do with native control over what context menu items you want in / out when handling mail. The menu is huge and I only use about four items. There used to be … (read more)

Could really do with native control over what context menu items you want in / out when handling mail. The menu is huge and I only use about four items. There used to be an add on that would do it for you but it is gone.

Asked by steve421 6 days ago

Last reply by david 6 days ago

Managing multiple accounts

I like Thunderbird and have been using it for a while. However, I strongly dislike the tree-style view on the left, when it comes to multiple accounts. As soon as I add a… (read more)

I like Thunderbird and have been using it for a while. However, I strongly dislike the tree-style view on the left, when it comes to multiple accounts. As soon as I add another account, it becomes a problem.

I want separate windows, possibly tabs, or some other way to logically and completely separate accounts. Switching to another account should require a step. I don't want them to share a view. I should only see folders from one account at a time. For me, it doesn't matter if it's two accounts or ten. This setup doesn't work.

Is there any way to customize this so I can work effectively?

Asked by alstar14 1 week ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 6 days ago

Auto response

Hello, I need to change an auto response and also add ones to other email accounts. How do i find this in the settings? I have looked through everything I can think of. … (read more)

Hello, I need to change an auto response and also add ones to other email accounts. How do i find this in the settings? I have looked through everything I can think of.

Asked by enquiries31 1 week ago

Last reply by david 1 week ago

Problem with latest version of Thunderbird

A problem was created with the latest version of Thunderbird, 91.5.0 where attachments to e-mails no longer download to my desktop as defined in Preferences but download … (read more)

A problem was created with the latest version of Thunderbird, 91.5.0 where attachments to e-mails no longer download to my desktop as defined in Preferences but download to some strange folder in the "private" folder on my computer.

Asked by LHerlacher 1 week ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 week ago

Text in email showing up symbols

Hi, occasionally email appear as they do in the attachment, and I cannot read my email. Happens with either Gmail or Outlook accounts, please advise what to change in the… (read more)

Hi, occasionally email appear as they do in the attachment, and I cannot read my email. Happens with either Gmail or Outlook accounts, please advise what to change in the settings. I would be grateful for any help. And would love to continue to use Thunderbird. Thanks

OS: Linux Mint 20.3 Thunderbird version: 78.14.0 (64-bit)

Asked by Aaron 1 week ago

Last reply by david 1 week ago