Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Fri Nov 16 22:55:50 UTC 2007

Karl Larsen wrote:
> Mike A. Harris wrote:
>> Albert Graham wrote:
>>> It seems you are correct, this future (menu option called "messages") 
>>> has been removed in Thunderbird 2.x - what a  shame :(
>> Sounds like someone is jumping to conclusions.  I'm using the current 
>> official Fedora 8 thunderbird update, and was previously using 
>> the stock Fedora 8 thunderbird.  Prior to that I used thunderbird 2.x 
>> on Fedora 7.
>> The "View->Messages" submenu on the main window's pulldown menus has 
>> been there in every single release as I use it all the time.  As 
>> mentioned in a previous mail in this thread, it is the main 
>> thunderbird screen that must be used, not the message composition window.
>    Of course and I have got the view-messages working by configuring the 
> the main panel to have Get Mail instead of just plain Mail. This caused 
> view-messages to be available. But this is NOT the problem. The problem 
> is that I only want to view only 5 total messages in any  main window. I 
> do not know how to do this.

If you are talking about how many lines of other message headers show 
above the message display, just drag the dividing panel up to the size 
you want for each part.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at

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