Thunderbird shortcut for "Ignore thread" (was:Top posting)

Suvayu Ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Sun Jun 27 16:31:24 UTC 2010

Hi Robert,

On Sunday 27 June 2010 08:53 AM, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 06/27/2010 07:19 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> On Sun, 2010-06-27 at 14:05 +0530, steve wrote:
>>> On 06/25/2010 01:48 PM, Suvayu Ali wrote:
>>>> On Friday 25 June 2010 12:52 AM, Frank Murphy wrote:
>>>>>    If there are posts you don't like think killfile.
>>>> I keep hearing about this, how does one do that in Thunderbird? A quick
>>>> google search yielded some old threads leading up to no solutions or
>>>> suggesting filters for every poster/thread I want to ignore.
>>> Fold the thread, selected folded thread, right click, move to trash
>> All that does is delete the current thread, which is not what the OP
>> asked about. The requirement is to filter the thread, not just current
>> messages but future messages in the same thread.
> While viewing any message in the thread, press the letter "k" on the
> keyboard.  It's a shortcut for Message->Ignore Thread.  A red circle
> with a diagonal slash will appear at the top of the thread, and you
> won't see that thread again.

During my relatively short google search I ran across this suggestion. 
It doesn't work for me. I have other thunderbird keyboard shortcuts 
working. Do you have any suggestions what might be wrong?


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