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French Translation of Introduction to Thunderbird Series Available

Monday August 11th, 2003

Morten W. Petersen writes: "We have a French translation of the 4 first articles in the Introduction to Thunderbird series available on our website.

"We've also started a FAQ for Thunderbird related questions. One question we were unable to answer is whether it's possible to change the location of where (downloaded) mail stored, does anyone know if this is possible? Thanks. :)"


#1 Location of mail storage

by itsr0y

Monday August 11th, 2003 5:01 PM

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Yes, you can. In prefs.js, set: user_pref("mail.root.none", "/path/to/root/folder"); user_pref("mail.server.server1.directory", "/path/to/root/folder/server/user"); user_pref("mail.server.server2.directory", "/path/to/root/folder/local"); and any additional serverX you might have. Then just move the server and local folders from where they were before to their new location.

Unfortunately, I find no way to change the addressbook. Does anyone know how to move the addressbook? I tried playing with some prefs, but had no luck.