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Windows 7: How do I turn off a new "feature" in Thunderbird?

05 Aug 2016   #1
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
How do I turn off a new "feature" in Thunderbird?

I'm actually at my wit's end...

A recent Thunderbird update has created a new "Paragraph" feature when composing messages. That means that each time the enter key is pressed, the cursor advances two lines instead of one, UNLESS you click a button and set the editor to "Body Text". If you do that it only advances one line at a time.

Is there any way to turn off this "Paragraph" feature? I prefer to use "Body Text", but that means I have to click a button and select from a drop down every time I want to compost a message, and I always forget.

Any help would be appreciated.

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05 Aug 2016   #2

Win7 Pro-64 Bit

Have read here and see if you get any joy.
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05 Aug 2016   #3

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1


Yep, @BrightBlessings is correct.

Just disable (un-tick) that particular setting in the Options.

(The other workaround for Thunderbird and other "editors" that now start a new paragraph (double space) is to simultaneously use both the SHIFT key and the ENTER key, instead of just the ENTER key.)


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06 Aug 2016   #4
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot

Aha! You guys are brilliant! Problem solved!

Thank you so much.
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