I keep getting caught by this. Is there any way of making the Reply
button in Thunderbird Newgroups reply to the group instead of the
poster? I know there is a Followup button but Reply is just more
intuitive so gets used. Removing the reply button would do.
I presume there's a magic flag somewhere in the "about:config" data that
controls this, mine works so that reply does what followup does, I think
it depends on the age of your profile, if installed after version 15(?)
it acts different.
There must be a way to alter it, but I don't know what that is, as I've
never needed to alter it ...
You can edit the top toolbar and the toolbar in the message pane (if you
Removing the button should be easy - right click on the button bar in
the message pane, and choose customise. Then drag it from the bar into
the pallet of "parked" buttons.
Alternatively, just use the reply button on the main button bar on the
main window. That seems to default to followup (at least on my config)
< funny old world >
With "Outook Express", which we morons are constantly being reminded we only use because
it was the default Newsreader supplied along with Internet Explorer, we open a message,
select View on the Menu Bar, select Toolbars from the Dropdown, and then click on
This then opens a dialogue which allows us to add, remove or move any buttons on the
toolbar as we wish. But then what with us all being such morons, making OE so easy to use
was the least Bill and Steve could have done for us.
< /funny old world >
Is indeed a funny old world since in Thunderbird we open a message,
right click close to the offending "Reply/Follow up/forward/archive"
buttons, click customise. This allows us to remove any of the buttons
currently shown or add a few more.
Like a lot of things in life it is oh so easy when you know the answer
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