How to Make Thunderbird Not Wrap Long Lines Automatically

Thunderbird automatically wraps lines by 72 characters by default. But wrapping in 72 characters may not look well on all clients. Some may want Thunderbird not to wrap lines and leave the receiver’s email client to choose the length to wrap lines. This post introduces how to make thunderbird not wrap lines automatically. First, open the “config editor”: go to “Edit” -“Preferences”, in the dialog select the “Advanced” panel, select the “General” tab, and then click the “Config Editor…” button. » Read more

How to Configure Outlook-style Email Reply Header in Thunderbird

Thunderbird’s email reply header is short and not like the ones in Outlook and other email lients. Thunderbird provides several integrated reply headers. However, the Outlook-style reply header with sender, receiver, date, and other information are clear and useful (e.g. my boss cc’ed an email to me to let me handle a request and I can simply find out the requester’s email from the email’s reply header) and asked for under some situations (e.g. » Read more

Thunderbird Tips: Default Descending Email Sort Order and Inline Quote When Reply

Thunderbird is a great email client and what make it special is deeply configurable like Firefox. For me, I like to view email in the descending sort order and inline quote relied email content when replying emails. Let’s look at how to set the default order as descending sort order and quote mode as inline in Thunderbird. We can do this by setting configuration parameters of Thunderbird using its config editor. » Read more

Thunderbird中使用Google Calendar及它的SMS功能

Google Calendar可以自动发短信提醒,这是一个非常棒的功能.为何不把它集成到Thunderbird中来呢. 首先安装Thunderbird的插件: Lightning 0.9 然后下载: Provider for Google Calendar 0.5.2 provider默认加入的提醒是pop-up.其实要把它改成sms非常简单: 将下载下来的.xpi文件unzip, 它就是一个zip包:) 然后修改其中的calGoogleUtils.js JavaScript文件, 将其中的两个pop-up修改为sms. 然后打包,再到Thunderbird下安装即可. 这样就把Google Calendar和Thunderbird集成到一直来啦. Eric Zhiqiang MaEric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric’s own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.http://www.ericzma.com/ » Read more

Minimizes Thunderbird Windows into the System Tray

I usually keep Thunderbird open when my computer is open. But Thunderbird is minimized to the taskbar. It will be more convenient if it is minimized or closed to the system tray as an icon.It will be better if it can display the number of unread messages. Mozilla’s software’s addon system give the method to add more feature to the software by only installing some addons to it. » Read more