Thunderbird

最後更新: 2018-09-19

目錄

Path

 

 


Path

 

Profiles Path:

%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\<Profile name>\

DB File Path:

%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\xxxxxxxx.default\Mail\<domain>\                         # For POP3

%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\ID.default\ImapMail\                                            # For IMAP                                    

%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\xxxxxxxx.default\Mail\Local Folders\FolderName

 


"The folder Inbox is full and can't hold any more messages"

 

* original message is simply marked for deletion and hidden from view
* Thunderbird stores messages using the MBOX file format.
* 4 GB size limit

解決方案

Create a new sub-folder under Local Folders.

Move all of the messages currently in your Inbox to that new subfolder.

Compact the Inbox after those messages are copied in.

Compaction:

選那 Over 了的 mailbox -> 選 menu 的 File -> Compact Folders

 


Local Folders

 

設定 Local Folders 位置:

"Tools" -> "Account Settings" -> "Local Folders" -> "Local directory"

Default Path:

%APPDATA%\Thunderbird\Profiles\<ID.default>\Mail\Local Folders

Folder 結構:

FolderName.sbd            <- Folder ( 真實 Folder )

filename                       <- without the extension <- mbox

filename.msf                 <- Mail Summary file      <- headers & the summary of the mails

 


HotKey

 

  1. Important
  2. Work
  3. Personal
  4. Todo
  5. Later

 


寫信的設定

 

HTML (without plain text)

Options -> Composition -> General -> "Send Options"

 


PC to PC Data Migration

 

 

方案1: By Plugin

https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-GB/thunderbird/

 

方案1: Copy profile

[1] Old PC - Copy Profile

Help menu, click "Troubleshooting Information"

Then look for Profile Folder, and click on the Open Folder button.

ie. C:\Users\tim\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\XXXXXX.default

* Warning: Do not copy a profile folder while Thunderbird is running and using that profile.

[2] New PC - Thunderbird Profile Manager

thunderbird.exe -p

Work Offline

Choosing this option loads the selected profile and starts Thunderbird without connecting to the Internet.

You can view messages saved to your computer and experiment with your profile.

 


Recover permanently deleted emails

 

Steps:

0. Close Thunderbird

# 假設定要 restore mailbox - TestMsg 內的一封信

1. go to Profiles location

i.e. C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\XXXXXX.default

2. Edit mailbox with notepad++

open subfolder "Mail" and then go to "Local Folders"

Right on the TestMsg file & select the option to "Edit with notepad++"

i.e. Mail\Local Folders\TestMsg

3. 修改 X-Mozilla-Status

Every email messages as a text form deleted or not deleted messages.

an email message starting with “From” and replace the X-Mozilla-Status: 0009 to 0001

Remove TestMsg.msf     # 下次 start Thunderbird 會 re-build 返

 


Disable auto update

 

Mozilla has decided to speed up the release cycle of Thunderbird and Firefox.

This is all good except that it often breaks Add-ons.

Tools->Options->Advanced->General->Update

 

 


GUI FAQ

 

[1] Thunderbird recipient address in red

Usually, red font simply denotes that the email address is not in an address book.