Changing "Your Name:" in Account Settings does not change From field in new mail



MailNews: Account Configuration
14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Joe, Unassigned)


Windows XP

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007

When "Your Name" is changed in Account Settings the name in the From field in
new composed mail does not change. Had to go into the prefs.js file and manually
edit the setting "user_pref("mail.identity.idx.fullName", "UserFoo");" to get
correct information to show in From. This is with multiple accounts, have not
verified with single account.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.goto Edit/Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings
2.change "Your Name" OK Compose
5.verify if change in "From" did not happen

Actual Results:  
Change did not occur

Expected Results:  
Change the text in the "From" field to current user name
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Comment 1

13 years ago
WFM, can't reproduce with Mozilla 1.8b1, "From" changes to new username.


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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