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Old 08-30-2016, 06:49 PM   #1
JDWheel
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Font size in Thunderbird mail


I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and use Thunderbird as the default email program. I would like to be able to customize the appearance of the email I send and receive like the font size and colors. There is an add-on to do this but when I went to the download site there is a message that says not available for my platform. I would appreciate any help you can give me with this.
 
Old 08-30-2016, 10:42 PM   #2
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Have you tried going to Preferences-->Display and Preferences-->Composition?
 
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Old 08-31-2016, 01:26 AM   #3
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There is an add-on to do this but when I went to the download site there is a message that says not available for my platform.
Hi...

What is the version of Thunderbird you're using and what is the name of the add-on and the page where you found it?

Regards...
 
Old 08-31-2016, 12:48 PM   #4
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  1. tell us why thunderbird's inbuilt capabilities aren't sufficient (see post #2)?
  2. are you sure you want to do this? remember wht you are talking about is not for you but for your recipients. i guess all of them are able to receive simple html formatted mails, which i'm sure thunderbird can provide without addons. so going beyond that means risking that recipients cannot completely receive or read your mail.
 
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Problem solved thanks for the help.
 
Old 09-03-2016, 07:11 PM   #6
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Problem solved thanks for the help.
Hi...

While I'm glad your issue is resolved, for the benefit of others who may experience this issue in the future, please share with us what you did to correct it. Also, please mark this thread as "SOLVED" by clicking on "Thread Tools" directly above your initial post. Thanks!

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Old 09-03-2016, 08:39 PM   #7
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Since I was not familiar with Thunderbird mail I am a little embarrassed to admit I did not know about the hidden toolbar and only discovered it by accident and found my answer there.
 
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Since I was not familiar with Thunderbird mail I am a little embarrassed to admit I did not know about the hidden toolbar and only discovered it by accident and found my answer there.
Hi...

Don't be. With everything, we start knowing nothing or little about it.

I'm guessing perhaps you referring to the "Menu" or "Mail" bar?

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