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FrankSMS
 
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Post Posted May 15th, 2018, 9:57 am

After spending a long time adding things to the spellcheck dictionary I thought it might be wise to back that thing up! But where is it? You'd think they would title it "DICTIONARY".
You'd think settings would be titled "SETTINGS".
I wonder why software designers seem to have such a problem with simple organization. The world wants to know. I see it in almost every program I look into. The strangest places for things with the strangest titles. Almost like they were purposely making it harder to find so its harder to manage so you are more likely to hire someone to help you. Must be the irrational conspiracy theorist in me.

Well hopefully some sharp Thunderbird enthusiast can piece this mystery together we can manage our email better.

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Post Posted May 15th, 2018, 11:03 am

Have you examined your profile folder for persdict.dat?

:idea: Just backup the whole profile.
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Post Posted May 15th, 2018, 12:33 pm

What is that?

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Post Posted May 16th, 2018, 5:15 am

moz2u wrote:What is that?


It is where:
Thunderbird stores all personal data such as messages, address books and configuration settings in an OS folder called the profile. A profile can contain one or more account for mail, RSS, news, etc. The first time you start Thunderbird it will automatically create a profile in a default location if it does not already exist. You can also use the Profile Manager to create a profile wherever you want (but don't create it in the Thunderbird program directory) or to delete or rename one.


REF: Profile Folder
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