Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Current releases can be found on the homepage. Version 1.7pre is compatible with Thunderbird 16.

Btw the check mark in the View|Layout menu is still inverted. It should be checked when the sidebar is visible, not when it's hidden.

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perfect but not compatible 15.01 Rated 5 out of 5 stars

when a new release please ?

Must Have! Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This is definately a must have for anyone with ldap addresbooks!

Although, it has become less useful in the new releases now that the autopopulate ldap addressbooks has stopped working.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great add-on !
Unfortunately v1.6pre is not working with TB15.

I did a quick and dirty fix to make it compatible with the latest Thunderbird version.

You can download the fixed version on my blog: http://perry-wolf.de/?p=39

Upgrade TB with this indispensable Add-on Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Contacts Sidebar will quickly become an indispensable Add-on, placing Address Book access and features in a sidebar on TB's main window. I configured mine to display contacts, along with their mobile, home & biz phone numbers in columns. You can adjust the spacing between columns to make the sidebar compact. Double clicking on a contact will open a new Message Window, adding another means, and making it that much more convenient to write new email to your contact.

Unfortunately, this Add-on has not been updated on this page for some time, and for some unknown reason. The Add-on is alive and well on the authors web page in the form of "Pre-releases".

<a style="color:#006620; background-color:#fff9ab" class="linkification-ext" href="http://extensions.sanjer.nl/index.php?page=tb_cs_prerelease" title="Linkification: http://extensions.sanjer.nl/index.php?page=tb_cs_prerelease">http://extensions.sanjer.nl/index.php?page=tb_cs_prerelease</a>

I would certainly encourage the author to place an update here on the official Add-on page.

Be a little patient for Jeroen to catch up on major TB version updates, it's well worth it!

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

In Thunderbird 14.0, double-clicking on a name in the sidebar doesn't open the composition window anymore. :-(

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

http://extensions.sanjer.nl/index.php?page=tb_cs

New Extension Homepage

Rated 2 out of 5 stars

I loved this add-on and resisted upgrading TB for a long time, hoping it would be updated. I finally gave in and now I have to do without my Contacts Sidebar. That makes me sad.
I don't think Mozilla should list this as a "featured" add-on anymore, since they are relentless in their goal of having all users on the newest version of their software.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

Doesn't work with latest version of TB... :(

It's can't found contact sidebar option on 1.4pre Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have install contact sidebar 1.4pre at TB10.But I can't found contact sidebar option.Please fix it.

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1.4 pre can be installed in TB10 Rated 5 out of 5 stars

@Paul771
Thank you. It worked without any problem.

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

One of the best extensions, I find it highly important and helpful! I really hope Mozilla fixes the compatibility problems. Annoying! Not only for this extension and not only for TB!

Excellent...! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

On the authors home page (http://extensions.sanjer.nl/index.php?page=tb_cs_prerelease) can now be found version 1.4pre which is fully compatible with TB9...works great...nice job!

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Thanks to Papal Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Love this add on, but not compatible with TB 9.
Appears to work if you do the following: (keep in mind that this technique tells TB that Contacts Sidebar is compatible. No guarantee that it actually is):

1. Download the add on to your download folder as you normally would
2. Change the extension from .xpi to .zip (you will get a warning -- allow the change)
3. Unzip the zip folder
4. Open the file install.rdf
5. Move the cursor to the extreme right off the page and change the <em:maxVersion>8.9.*</em:maxVersion>
to <em:maxVersion>9.0.*</em:maxVersion>
6. Save the file install.rdf. and exit
7. Change the extension name back to .xpi.
8. Install into TB as usual from Add On menu

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Fonctionne(sans garantie) avec thunderbird 9 si l'on dezippe le fichier zip du develloppeur et que l'on change la ligne <em:maxVersion>8.9.*</em:maxVersion>
dans le fichier install.rdf en <em:maxVersion>9.0.*</em:maxVersion>

Very useful, but compatibility issues Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I wish Contacts Sidebar was part of Thunderbird or Jeroen had more time to make compatible version with every new release of TB. Contacts Sidebar 1.3pre is not compatible with Thunderbird 9.0.1. :-/ I'll make a donation if it is functional.

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Love it!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Now you can download the version 1.2pre (which is TB 8.x compatible) from the developer site:
http://extensions.sanjer.nl/index.php?page=tb_cs_prerelease
Please note that the site menu still reports Version 1.1pre.
Topoldo

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Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Δεν λειτουργεί.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I would love this Add On for TB 8.0. I hope it can be made available soon.