Monday, May 16, 2011

One man's feature request... another man's bug.
Since Thunderbird 3, if you selected part of a mail then hit reply, only your selected part gets quoted. Incredibly annoying for those of us who think out loud with our mouse.

But it can be switched off. Edit|Preferences, Advanced tab, Config Editor. Then in the search box type:
Change it from true to false (double-click that line is enough).

It turns out this was actually a Thunderbird feature request, dating from 2000!

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