[clug] how to set font in thunderbird

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Wed Jun 2 16:07:26 MDT 2010


I already have it ticked, but no beef. It probably controls just the reading?


On 02/06/10 22:13, Donovan J. Edye wrote:
> Eyal,
>  > And the text is still variable pitch, not what I am after.
> Follow the meu/tab/group box to ultimately get to the checkbox you need:
> Tools > Options > Display > Formatting > Advanced > Font Control > Use
> Fixed Width Font for plain text messages
> --Donovan J. Edye
> On 02/06/2010 9:41 PM, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>> Thanks, but are you sure? When I do this I get an HTML mode panel.
>> I think that the Shift key gives the "other" mode. My default is text
>> composition so I get HTML, you probably have HTML default
>> so you get text.
>> And the text is still variable pitch, not what I am after.
>> cheers,
>> Eyal
>> On 02/06/10 21:35, Andrew Loughhead wrote:
>>> Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>>>> I like to read and compose mail in a fixed pitch font. I had no trouble
>>>> telling tb to *read* mail using such a font.
>>>> However I did not find a way of telling it to compose mail (text, no
>>>> html
>>>> please) in a similar font.
>>> For a reply, at least, you can hold down shift while clicking Reply, and
>>> thunderbird will open a plain text compose window with a fixed pitch
>>> font.

Eyal Lebedinsky	(eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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