[CentOS] t-bird, followup

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Mar 13 13:11:10 EDT 2012


Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:14 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> Well, I updated my system late last week, and just thought to look: yes,
>> I'm on t-bird 10.0.1, and I pull up the search messages window, and
>> click on the dropdown... and there is NO OPTION to search the content
of the
>> messages.
>
> Did yours go through an update dialog when you first started it?  And

Yesss....

> did you pick the 'sync' option for the account?  After doing that,

No. I didn't know what it did.

> mine has 'body' in the search, and you can enter text in the search
> window in the toolbar and pick 'messages mentioning: (which will only
> appear if there are matches).   If it is an imap account and you don't
> pick sync, it only downloads the headers until you read a message.
> Maybe non-imap accounts are different.

This is work. The server's Exchange, of course, so it's an imap acct. Is
there any way to pick sync afterwards? I don't see anything obvious in
preferences.

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