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Re: Thunderbird, Advance to next ...



How do,

On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 17:08 -0700, Don Russell wrote:
> On 5/10/2006 2:52 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> > taharka wrote:
> >> Howdy,
> >>
> >> On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 16:02 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >>  
> >>> I am presently using Thunderbird version 1.5.0.2 (20060501) and 
> >>> FC-5.  Until updating to FC-5 and the latest Thunderbird I could 
> >>> prevent Thunderbird from asking "Advance to next unread message in 
> >>> ----------?" by making the following configuration changes which can 
> >>> no longer be done.  It appears that the configuration files have 
> >>> changed and I'm unable to find where to stop this annoying "feature!"
> >>>
> >>> Can anyone tell me how to fix this?
> >>>
> >>> Bob Goodwin   Zuni, Virginia   w2bod
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>  > how to stop Thunderbird from asking
> >>>  >>
> >>>  >> "Advance to next unread message in ................."
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> In ~/.thunderbird/default/<some_characters>/user.js add
> >>>
> >>> # How to handle the Advance to next unread message in <x> folder
> >>> # prompt.
> >>> #
> >>> # Settings:
> >>> #     0 - Always go to the next folder without prompting
> >>> #     1 - Ask before going (default behavior)
> >>> #     2 - Don't prompt and don't go to the next folder with unread
> >>> #         messages
> >>> user_pref("mailnews.nav_crosses_folders", 0);
> >>>
> >>> (or chose 2 if you do not want to automatically go to next folder with
> >>> unread messages)
> >>>     
> >>
> >> Does the following link help you?
> >>
> >> http://www.mozilla.org/support/thunderbird/tips#beh_nextunread
> >>
> >>   
> > Yes, definitely!  I searched for that file and never found it.
> 
> 
> Use the built-in config editor:
> 
> tools/options/advanced
> click the Config Editor... button
> 
> In the filter field, enter mailnews.nav
> 
> Double click the one item
> enter your new value....
> 
> Sure beats trying to find the magic file. :-)
> 
> Though you still need to know the magic values. ;-)
> 
> It would be very cool, if, when an item is selected in the config 
> editor, pressing F1 would show the comments explaining the different 
> values. RFE? ;-)

Also, there are two extensions for Thunderbird worth mentioning.

1.) about:config http://aboutconfig.mozdev.org/

2.) Preferential http://preferential.mozdev.org/

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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