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JimDeadlock
 
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Post Posted November 20th, 2019, 1:55 pm

jmozmoz wrote:I tested this with 68.2.2 and I was able to add buttons to the toolbar. Perhaps it helps to restore the default first?


Yes, it's working fine now, thanks for the heads-up!

In retrospect it may have been user error, you have to drag the new button to a position between the others, it won't drop to the left.

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Post Posted January 18th, 2020, 6:08 am

Broken on new 73.0 beta 1

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Post Posted January 18th, 2020, 7:39 am

patclash wrote:Broken on new 73.0 beta 1


Confirmed in release candidate testing, but I had no problem installing the extension from ATN.
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Post Posted January 18th, 2020, 9:18 am

Yes, you are both right.

I am currently not developing the addon, because it is not clear, how it should work with classical XUL addons phased out in the next major release of Thunderbird. I am not even sure, that the message/header panes stay the way they are or if they are rewritten using HTML.

I have changed the settings on ATN, so the addon cannot be installed from within Thunderbird newer than 69.0a1.

WaltS48 wrote:
patclash wrote:Broken on new 73.0 beta 1


Confirmed in release candidate testing, but I had no problem installing the extension from ATN.

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Post Posted January 18th, 2020, 1:33 pm

https://developer.thunderbird.net/add-ons/tb78

If its not worth the effort to convert to a MailExtension or a web extension experiment due to the uncertainty/lack of information it would help if you made that more publicly known on either the tb-planning mailing list or the Add-on Developers topicbox.

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Post Posted February 4th, 2020, 4:40 pm

I did post a message on the tb-planning mailing list, but at least from the core developers, there doesn't seem to be a large interest in doing anything about this. There was also no answer about any plans about the message headers in general.
tanstaafl wrote:https://developer.thunderbird.net/add-ons/tb78

If its not worth the effort to convert to a MailExtension or a web extension experiment due to the uncertainty/lack of information it would help if you made that more publicly known on either the tb-planning mailing list or the Add-on Developers topicbox.

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Post Posted February 4th, 2020, 5:01 pm

Thanks for trying.

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