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Configuring thunderbird to put date of original message above quote

To put "on [date] x wrote" instead of "x wrote" above a quote, set the mailnews.reply_header_type param to 2.

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Customizing displayed headers in Mozilla Thunderbird

For some reason, the new Thunderbird 3 thought it was useful to show me the content_encoding header per default, below the addressee and stuff. This header had such a long name that it disrupted the layout. Luckily, you can change what headers it displays by editing "mailnews.headers.extraExpandedHeaders" in the configuration editor. Read More »

Configuring Thunderbird to have newest mails at the top by default

Thunderbird sorts its mails in such a way that the newest mails are at the bottom of the list by default. You can change it, but you have to change it for each folder separately, which sucks. Read More »

LDAP search filter for Thunderbird and Zimbra

When configuring an LDAP addressbook, one thing that has given me a lot of trouble, is the LDAP filter. Here are two I use. Read More »

Setting paper size in Mozilla products

Mozilla products, firefox and thunderbird, seem to have the strange behaviour of overriding the paper size set by the operating system; it scales the page to letter and then prints it to A4. Read More »