Bug 1542025 Comment 23 Edit History

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(In reply to Matt from comment #22)
> (In reply to Magnus Melin [:mkmelin] from comment #21)
> 
> > The workaround is to start with "thunderbird.exe -P" to bring up the profile manager and select the original profile. (Yes, hard to find if you don't know about it.)
> 
> Yes it is difficult.  I had difficulty with this and I do not consider myself a noob.  Perhaps we can prioritise inclusion of the profile manager access into the user interface where it should have been for a decade.
> 

There is access to the profile manager from Troubleshooting information with the about:profiles link at the bottom of the Application Basics heading.

>>This page helps you to manage your profiles.

Users can create new profiles using the  "Create a New Profile" button.
(In reply to Matt from comment #22)
> (In reply to Magnus Melin [:mkmelin] from comment #21)
> 
> > The workaround is to start with "thunderbird.exe -P" to bring up the profile manager and select the original profile. (Yes, hard to find if you don't know about it.)
> 
> Yes it is difficult.  I had difficulty with this and I do not consider myself a noob.  Perhaps we can prioritise inclusion of the profile manager access into the user interface where it should have been for a decade.
> 

There is access to the profile manager from Troubleshooting information with the about:profiles link at the bottom of the Application Basics heading.

>>This page helps you to manage your profiles.

Users can create new profiles using the  "Create a New Profile" button.

I'm not sure when it first appeared in Firefox and was picked up by Thunderbird.

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