How to Set up and Change Autocomplete Search Order in Mozilla® Thunderbird?
What are the guidelines to modify Autocomplete Search Order in Mozilla Thunderbird?
Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source cross-platform e-mail developed by Mozilla. It is a simple e-mail, news feed client and news group. It supports POP and IMAP. Its features include auto reply, Autocomplete, junk filtering etc. Setting up Autocomplete for e-mail addresses saves much time. If the Autocomplete function is turned on the program will search your address book and recent mailing history. When you start typing the e-mail address, it automatically fills the rest of the e-mail address. If you have ever e-mailed a person, then the Autocomplete function will give you the list of contacts as soon as you type the first few letters of the e-mail address.
Following describes the ways to Autocomplete e-mail addresses and to setup and change Autocomplete search order in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Ways to Autocomplete E-mail Addresses
- Setting up Autocomplete Search Order
- Change Autocomplete Search Order
Ways to Autocomplete E-mail Addresses
Mozilla Thunderbird Autocomplete option is turned off by default. The Autocomplete option can be enabled from the tools menu. For that first you have to open Mozilla Thunderbird and select 'Tools' menu. Then go to 'Options' tab and select 'Advanced' tab and select 'General' tab. Click ‘Config Editor’ button and double click on “settingmail.identity.default.autocompleteToMyDomain seen in the following window. Now close the 'configure editor' tab and click 'ok'. Now your Autocomplete option for e-mail address has been successfully enabled.
Setting up Autocomplete Search Order
Autocomplete search can help you to find the addresses in a very efficient way. It reduces the time. For setting up Autocomplete search order in Mozilla Thunderbird follow below steps:
1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird and select "Mailbox" tab.
2. Open "GroupWise Address book".
3. Click on "File"=> A drop down menu arises.
4.Select "Name Completion Search Order"Â From here you can select which addresses you want Autocomplete to search in and set up the order. In "Name completion Search Order" there are available contacts.
5. Select the contact and click "Add" and the contacts are added to frequent contacts.
Change Autocomplete Search Order
To change Autocomplete search order, first you have to setup an Autocomplete search order. To change an Autocomplete search order, Open Mozilla Thunderbird, select 'GroupWise Address Book'. Click the 'File' menu and choose'Name Completion Search Order'. In the resulting window use add or remove buttons to move individual address books. Available contacts can be selected according to the user’s preference. Users can order these books using up and down buttons. Once you have made the appropriate changes, click 'Ok'.
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