Account Colors Version History

21 versions

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Version 7.0 57.4 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 7.0:

    • New: Added Account Colors Options... menu item in Thunderbird Tools sub-menu.
    • New: Added Apply button in Options dialog to apply setting changes without exiting.
    • New: Renamed Color Header Background option to Color Header Field Backgrounds option for Compose Window.
    • New: Added new Color Header Background option to control color of static background in Compose Window.

    • Chg: Added Color From Font and Color From Background options for Compose Window.
    • Chg: Removed Color From Identity and Color From Menu options for Compose Window.
    • Chg: Improved styling of From menulist and dropdown menu in Compose Window.
    • Chg: Improved styling of Subject field in Compose Window.
    • Chg: Improved styling of Attachment field in Compose Window.
    • Chg: Updated language translations.

    • Fix: Vertical scroll bar obscured Bkgd color pickers in Account/Identity Colors options tab. Fixed.

Version 6.11 55.8 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.11:

    • Fix: Account Colors was incompatible with Colour Folders add-on if installed after Colour Folders. Fixed.

Version 6.10 55.8 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.10:

    • Chg: Option to indication new mail by bold/underline now applies to all folders (not just Inbox's).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 24.*.

    • Fix: In Thread Pane, selection bars not displayed correctly when selecting messages on dark row stripes. Fixed.
    • Fix: In Thread Pane, increased row spacing only based on Subject font size, not From font size. Fixed.
    • Fix: In Folder Pane, highlighting not working correctly when dragging messages into folders (XP, Linux, Mac OS X). Fixed.
    • Fix: In Options dialog, too much white space to right of Bkgd buttons in Account/Identity Colors tab. Fixed.

Version 6.9 54.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.9:

    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 23.*.

    • Fix: Coloring in Folder Pane and Thread Pane no longer works with Thunderbird 22.0. Fixed
    • Fix: Larger fonts for Account name in Folder Pane incorrectly positioned. Fixed.
    • Fix: Larger fonts for Subject and From fields in Thread Pane incorrectly positioned. Fixed.
    • Fix: Coloring of From: field in Compose Window no longer works with Thunderbird 22.0. Fixed.
    • Fix: Select bar in From: drop-down menu in Compose Window incorrectly sized. Fixed.

Version 6.8 54.5 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.8:

    • New: Options to apply bold font or underline to Accounts and Inboxes containing new mail.

    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).

    • Fix: Highlight select bar did not match operating system style on Windows Vista/7/8. Fixed.

Version 6.7 53.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.7:

    • Fix: Version 6.6 was not backwards compatible with Thunderbird 19.* or earlier. Fixed.

Version 6.6 53.7 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.6:

    • New: Options to retain Thunderbird's default background colors if White selected.

    • Chg: Removed coloring of To:, Cc:, etc label backgrounds in compose window.
    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 20.*.

    • Fix: Accesses to nsISupportsArray deprecated interface no longer work. Fixed.
    • Fix: Opening message in new window caused error message in error console. Fixed.
    • Fix: Handling of sent and IMAP received messages not documented in source code. Fixed.

Version 6.5 54.3 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.5:

    • Fix: Color picker 'OK' buttons did not work in Version 6.4. Fixed.
    • Fix: Missing message colors with 'Open message in: a new message window' option. Fixed.
    • Fix: Incorrect message colors with 'Open message in: an existing message window' option. Fixed.

Version 6.4 54.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.4:

    • Chg: Added "use strict" to all Javascript files.

    • Fix: A few variables were not declared in Javascript files. Fixed.

Version 6.3 54.1 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.3:

    • Chg: Updated language translations.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 16.*.

    • Fix: Option to "Show Row Stripes" in Thread Pane was not working. Fixed.

Version 6.2 53.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.1:

    • New: After initial installation, all existing accounts/identities have black font on white background.
    • New: After adding a new account/identity, the new account/identity has black font on white background.

    • Chg: Updated language translations and added Finnish and Italian translations.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 14.*.

    • Fix: Adding an account, after removing an account, results in incorrect coloring of new account. Fixed.


New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.2:

    • New: Option to color font in Date/Size/Account/Priority fields in thread pane.

Version 6.0 49.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.0:

    • New: Any color can be selected for font and background colors for accounts and identities.
    • New: Color pickers select colors using RGB/HSV sliders as well as original color palettes.
    • New: Color pickers have checkbox to enable/disable automatic background color.
    • New: Options to set font style and font size in From field in thread pane.
    • New: Option to color font in From field in thread pane.
    • New: Local Folders are colored on first installation to assist new users.

    • Chg: Increased number of accounts/identities from 40 to 60.
    • Chg: Updated language translations and added French and Portuguese translations.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 13.*.

    • Fix: Incompatibility with Color Folders add-on if Account Colors installed afterwards. Fixed.

Version 5.0 39.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 5.0:

    • Chg: Substantially re-designed the way that coloring and styling are applied in order
        to minimize incompatibilities with operating system themes and Thunderbird themes.
    • Chg: Darker Select Bar options now available for all operating systems.
    • Chg: Show Row Stripes option now available for all operating systems.
    • Chg: Hide Row Stripes option removed.

Version 4.5 42.0 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 4.5:

    • Fix: Status bar buttons of other add-ons were missing in compose window (TB9). Fixed.

Version 4.4 42.0 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 4.4:

    • Fix: Language translations did not work in Version 4.3. Fixed.

Version 4.3 42.0 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.3:

    • New: Translations for German, Spanish, Swedish and Chinese languages.

    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 9.*.

    • Fix: Long account/identity names cause boxes in Options dialog to extend. Fixed.
    • Fix: Flickering artifact in top left corner when message opened in tab (Mac OS X). Fixed.
    • Fix: Classic theme makes text under selection bars unreadable (Win 7/Vista). Fixed.

Version 4.2 36.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.2:

    • Fix: Sometimes settings migration failed and Options dialog was unusable. Fixed.

Version 3.3 28.7 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 3.1.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 3.3:

    • New: Options to enable/disable font style and font size changes.

    • Chg: Increase row spacing now applies even if font size is disabled.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 3.1.

    • Fix: Thunderbird ran very slowly and used lots of CPU. Fixed.
    • Fix: Opening and closing messages in tabs was very slow. Fixed.
    • Fix: Coloring of messages in thread pane stopped working. Fixed.
    • Fix: Colored selection bar for tagged messages was not displayed. Fixed.
    • Fix: Opening dialog box several times caused duplicated CSS rules. Fixed.

Version 3.2 27.6 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.0.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 3.2:

  • New: Font Style can be set for From Identity.
  • New: Font Size can be set for From Identity.

  • Chg: Highlight From Identity option removed (Identity can now be styled/sized).


New features, changes and fixes in Release 3.1:

  • New: Allows coloring and styling of Newsgroup accounts.
  • New: Allows coloring and styling of Blog & Newsfeed accounts (as in Release 2.0).
  • New: Color settings are automatically migrated from Release 2.0 and Release 3.0.
            (install Release 3.1, open Options dialog, click OK to complete migration)

  • Chg: Font sizes 10 & 11 added for folder/thread/message panes and compose window.

  • Fix: Conflicts with Show InOut 0.602 and Address Book Display Name 0.2.2a. Fixed.


New features, changes and fixes in Release 3.0:

  • New: Account Colors - Colors can be set for individual identities as well as accounts.
  • New: Thread Pane - Subject Fonts can be styled and sized.
  • New: Thread Pane - Subject Fonts and Message Backgrounds can be colored.
  • New: Thread Pane - Colors based on folder account or message header account.
  • New: Thread Pane - Increase Row Spacing option according to subject font size.
  • New: Thread Pane - Coloring of messages now works for Global Inbox.
  • New: Compose Window - Color From Identity option colors identity font and background.
  • New: Compose Window - Color From Menu option colors identities in drop-down list.
  • New: Compose Window - Highlight From Identity option bolds and enlarges identity.

  • Chg: Options Dialog - Window is now smaller and has a tabbed interface.
  • Chg: Account Colors - Number of accounts/identities that can be colored increased to 40.
  • Chg: Compose Window - Color From Identity option is now independent of other options

  • Fix: Main Menu - menu bar greyed out after installation. Fixed.
  • Fix: Options Dialog - Items are scrambled/overlapping on lower resolution screens. Fixed.
  • Fix: Folder Pane - Darker Select Bar option sometimes cannot be disabled. Fixed.
  • Fix: Folder Pane - No Bold on Unread option sometimes cannot be enabled. Fixed.
  • Fix: Thread Pane - Hide Stripes option sometimes cannot be enabled. Fixed.
  • Fix: Message Pane - Uncaught error when message header contains unknown account. Fixed.

Version 3.0 27.6 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.0.*

New features, changes and fixes in this release:

  • New: Account Colors - Colors can be set for individual identities as well as accounts.
  • New: Thread Pane - Subject Fonts can be styled and sized.
  • New: Thread Pane - Subject Fonts and Message Backgrounds can be colored.
  • New: Thread Pane - Colors based on folder account or message header account.
  • New: Thread Pane - Increase Row Spacing option according to subject font size.
  • New: Thread Pane - Coloring of messages now works for Global Inbox.
  • New: Compose Window - Color From Identity option colors identity font and background.
  • New: Compose Window - Color From Menu option colors identities in drop-down list.
  • New: Compose Window - Highlight From Identity option bolds and enlarges identity.

  • Chg: Options Dialog - Window is now smaller and has a tabbed interface.
  • Chg: Account Colors - Number of accounts/identities that can be colored increased to 40.
  • Chg: Compose Window - Color From Identity option is now independent of other options

  • Fix: Main Menu - menu bar greyed out after installation. Fixed.
  • Fix: Options Dialog - Items are scrambled/overlapping on lower resolution screens. Fixed.
  • Fix: Folder Pane - Darker Select Bar option sometimes cannot be disabled. Fixed.
  • Fix: Folder Pane - No Bold on Unread option sometimes cannot be enabled. Fixed.
  • Fix: Thread Pane - Hide Stripes option sometimes cannot be enabled. Fixed.
  • Fix: Message Pane - Uncaught error when message header contains unknown account. Fixed.

Version 2.0 22.5 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.0.*

Updated to be compatible with Thunderbird 3.0 final release.

New features, changes and fixes in this release:

- New: Colors applied can be based either on the account in which the folder is located
or on the account referenced in the message header.
- New: Colors are also applied to messages in Tabs.
- New: Added 'Darker Select Bar' option for thread pane (message list).
- Chg: The option for 'Hide Tree Lines' has been changed to 'Show Tree Lines'.
- Chg: All options can now be applied without restarting Thunderbird.
- Fix: Issues with 'Bold on Unread Subject' and 'Bold on Unread From' options have been fixed.
- Fix: All reported and known bugs have been fixed.