Adrián Yanes


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Sending emails with 72 characters wide in Thunderbird/Icedove

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Perhaps you are one of those that still liking to read the emails like in the old times, i.e. plain text and 72 characters wide.

For  Mozilla’s lovers, it is quite simple to enable such thing, just go to:

Preferences -> General -> Config Editor, and configure the following values:

mailnews.display.disable_format_flowed_support boolean true

mailnews.send_plaintext_flowed boolean true

And of course make sure that mailnews.wraplenght is 72 (default)

Voilá, now you have your email client configured according with the old RFC-196 (in terms of characters wide)

Just don’t forget to have enabled in send options “Convert the message to plain text”.

Written by Adrián Yanes

June 18th, 2012 at 11:24 pm

Posted in libre software,net,standards

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