Managing and Filing Emails
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Dealing with plenty of emails, and to manage and file emails for quick references, are greatly enhanced by add-ons in this collection.
18 Add-ons in this Collection
Adds some tools to import and export folders and messages
Collector's Note When dealing with plenty of emails as primary means of communication and keeping record of activities, actions and/or decisions, one needs the flexible email import/export features of the ImportExportTools add-on. This add-on provide you with the ability to customize, manipulate and back-up emails as required.
This extension allows you to manually sort (order) your folders in the folder pane of Thunderbird or automatically sort them, but in a better way. This extension also allows you to re-order accounts in the folder pane.
Collector's Note As default Thunderbird list accounts and folders as entered the first time. No sorting, not even alphabetically, is done. It could be an irritation. Because depending on a changing workload, one would sometimes prefer to move folders and/or accounts that is frequently use to the top of the list and the less used accounts/folders, more to the bottom of the list. The Manually sort folders add-on allows you to do just that, its no longer necessary to be stuck with a rigid account/folder listing in Thunderbird. You can adapt account/folders displays to suit the way in which you prefer to work.
Search and remove messages which are the same as other messages in your mail folders (referred to as duplicates or dupes).
Collector's Note Moving emails from folder to folder, importing and organising emails, quite often results in emails being duplicated. Trying to locate duplicates are quite time consuming, however with the Remove Duplicate Messages (Alternate) add-on, the process of finding duplicate emails in folders is easy and there is little excuse not to "clean-out" email folders to save disk space and protect folder integrity.
Allow to redirect (a.k.a. "bounce") mail messages to other recipients.
The "Swiss army knife" of folders. Turn your favorites into tabs - open folders and subfolders, move mails without scrolling around or searching. powerful + easy.
See new mail at a glance after automatic filtering - supports quickFilters addon!
Collector's Note When one wants to file and manage emails efficiently, it often implies quite a significant number of email folders. A frustrating task when you first, want to file emails in the right "places" and secondly to locate a carefully filed email. For a start, you have to find the right folder amongst many, providing you remember which folder contains the email you are looking for. Then after a considerable time trail-and-error, you somehow find the folder. Now to allocate the email in the folder. Finding a specific email, often is a task that keeps you busy for a whole morning. Not very productive I might add. Fortunately there is a nifty, handy and useful add-on called QuickFolders. This add-on allows you to arrange and re-arrange your emails folders in a flexible manner, which allows you to create a email filing structure that makes sense to you and suit your way of dealing (i.e. managing and filing) with emails the best. When combining the functionalities of the QuickFolders add-on, with the ExpressionSearch add-on, the TagToobar add-on and the SearchForSender add-on; one can easily reduce a whole morning of unproductive email searches, to about 15 minutes... 30 minutes tops.
Extracts all attachments from selected messages and then can delete, detach or mark-read.
Collector's Note When receiving quite a number of emails with attachments, it often is quite an irritation to manage and save attachments in the relevant directories. The AttachmentExtractor add-on has a number of settings and options, allowing you to manage and save attachments with less complications in the required directories. The add-on even allows you to automate some attachment extraction functions.
Persistent sticky notes for Thunderbird associated to mails.
This is a port to Thunderbird >= 3 and Seamonkey >= 2 based on XNote 2.1.0 ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/3093 ) with bugfixes and additional features.
Collector's Note When receiving numerous emails, it is often confusing trying to remember what response and why this email requires. The XNote++ add-on, provides you the opportunity to describe in more detail the purpose and meaning of a specific email. When dealing with client emails, the ability to make notes and attached it to emails, is very useful to record important aspect about the email that should be kept in mind and serve as future references or reminders.
Adds some options to print messages and addressbooks
Collector's Note The standard Thunderbird printing of email features is quite limited. The PrintingTools add-on have a number of features, options and settings that allows you to tweak and adjust print settings for emails, calendar events and address book entries.
Tag Toolbar by H.Ogi
Add toolbar for toggling tags.
Collector's Note The Tag Toolbar add-on is a very handy extension that creates a tagged toolbar, which allow you to tag and/or filter emails belonging to a specific idea, concept or activity.
Empties the Trash and Junk folders, and compacts folders in multiple Thunderbird accounts.
Collector's Note To keep emails and email folders manageable, requires frequent maintenance procedures. The Xpunge add-on is quite useful in the sense that it has features and options that ease the task of regularly maintaining, "clean-up" or "clean-out" email folders. Some "cleaning" operations can be scheduled on regular intervals, specially the email back-up feature is a must to limit email loosing important emails.
1) adds column with percent likelihood that a message is spam, 2) extends junk status column to show why a message was classified as junk/good, 3) adds an Uncertain folder for messages needing user decision.
Collector's Note Cluttering and pesky spam or marketing emails, are a unfortunate reality of modern times. It often happens that your Inbox, becomes cluttered with all kinds of unwanted emails. Unfortunately, you cannot delete these emails indiscriminately, cause you may also delete important emails by mistake. The standard Thunderbird junk email function are limited in the manner that its dealing with junk email. The JunQuilla add-on enhance existing standard junk mail features, allowing you to refine, filter and set specific junk mail rules. When used regularly and adapted over time, it cuts down unwanted emails by almost 90%.
Allows to add a button to the message header view toolbar that shows all filters that match the selected message, including manual and disabled filters. A click on the button allows to select a filter to run.
This add-on provides a follow-up email feature for Thunderbird.
Collector's Note The Follow Up add-on is indispensable, when managing one's emails. With this add-on one can set specific dates to reply to or follow up emails. And at any time you are able to determine which email replies are completed and what is still outstanding, pending or require further attention.
Change priority of the received messages from the toolbar button and the context menus...
Collector's Note The Priority Switcher add-on allows you to change email priorities from within the email listing display pane. Handy when you are deciding and planning which emails require immediate attention and which one's isn't all that important.
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