Commit 6989b5bb authored by Paul Mcquade's avatar Paul Mcquade Committed by Linus Torvalds
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Documentation: email-clients: Add better Thunderbird information

Add better Thunderbird information.
Add Thunderbird Registry instructions to:
  Enable UTF8 & Preformat mode
  Disable HTML mode
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaul McQuade <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 16290246
......@@ -199,18 +199,16 @@ to coerce it into behaving.
To beat some sense out of the internal editor, do this:
- Under account settings, composition and addressing, uncheck "Compose
messages in HTML format".
- Edit your Thunderbird config settings so that it won't use format=flowed.
Go to "edit->preferences->advanced->config editor" to bring up the
thunderbird's registry editor, and set "mailnews.send_plaintext_flowed" to
- Enable "preformat" mode: Shft-click on the Write icon to bring up the HTML
composer, select "Preformat" from the drop-down box just under the subject
line, then close the message without saving. (This setting also applies to
the text composer, but the only control for it is in the HTML composer.)
- Disable HTML Format: Set "mail.identity.id1.compose_html" to "false".
- Enable "preformat" mode: Set "editor.quotesPreformatted" to "true".
- Enable UTF8: Set "prefs.converted-to-utf8" to "true".
- Install the "toggle wordwrap" extension. Download the file from:
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