Exceptions are always good for proving rules. For this to work, the rules, of course, must be loose enough to allow exceptions.

Reasons to edit received emails

For example, you will receive the email you received. Normally you do not need to edit it. You want them to be safe, secure and backed up. However, if the email is a the saurus of data and some of that data has changed, then the email must also change.

You can forward the original message to yourself with a lemma, or simply reply to add a new data point to the thread. This is usually the ideal solution. But you guessed it, there are exceptions. For example, for some data (such as a username), it makes sense to just edit the original message. With Mozilla Thunderbird, this is surprisingly easy. Before moving generate email backup of Thunderbird email messages.

Edit email messages received using & # 34; Drafts & # 34; in Mozilla Thunderbird

To edit a message received by Mozilla Thunderbird:

  • Copy the message from your current location to the Drafts folder in your local folder .
  • Open that draft folder.
  • Double-click the desired message in the Drafts folder.
  • Make all the necessary edits.
  • If you edit the draft this way, your email address will appear in the From: line instead of the original sender . You can add a Reply-To: header by clicking on an empty address field and selecting Reply-To: from the drop-down menu . Then put the original sender in the Reply to: field.
  • [ Save Click the button you .
  • Move the message back to the original copy location.

Bonus Tip: You can export Thunderbird emails to MBOX file using Mozilla Ad-On Import/ExportNG. Then edit or convert mbox to txt files to edit the content or message boy using Notepad.

Edit the source to edit the email message received by Mozilla Thunderbird

How to freely edit a message in Mozilla Thunderbird:

  • Make sure Mozilla Thunderbird is not running.
  • Change to the Mozilla Thunderbird profile directory .
  • Mail or looking for a ImapMail , then folder or general of the desired account local folder the directory looking for you.
  • In a plain text editor such as Notepad or TextEdit, open the file without the extension that corresponds to the Mozilla Thunderbird folder that contains the message you want to edit.
  • You must also open the “.sbd” directory to reach the subdirectories.
  • Instead, do not open a file with the same name that has a “.msf” extension.
  • Find the message you want to edit and make the necessary changes.
  • Close the text editor that stores the file.
  • Open Mozilla Thunderbird.


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