Thunderbird Fonts

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Fri Jul 16 01:44:15 UTC 2010

On 07/15/2010 05:37 PM, Michael Miles wrote:
> On 07/15/2010 02:25 PM, jack craig wrote:
>> On 07/15/2010 09:58 AM, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>>> I know how to change the font size for the message pane in Thunderbird
>>> (^-/^+).  What I'd like to do is reduce the font size in the folders
>>> pane (so that I can see more folders in the list).  I looked through the
>>> about:config and nothing jumped out at me.  Is this something I can
>>> configure (and if not, why not)?
>> you do realize that placing your cursor over the mail reading pane and
>> doing ctl++&  ctl-- will resize the font?
> Also in preferences under Display you will see the settings for font and 
> size

Which (AFAICT) only affects the text in the message pane, not the
headers pane, nor the folders pane.

> Michael

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