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Limited filename length of attachment

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Thunderbird
General
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Michael, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; ru-RU; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040808
Build Identifier: Thunderbird 0.6-0.8

Length of attachment file name limited to ~120 symbols. 
Long file name of attachment don't wrap to 75 symbols and don't continue on next
line. 
Line strip to 128 symbols only in sending (because letter stay complete in Sent
folder).
It's rather critical for non-US-ASCII file name, because line length grow up
more then 3 times with QP-encoding.


Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create file with long name:
verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname.doc
 2. Attach to letter
3. Send
4. Receive and try to open attachment.


Actual Results:  
Content-Type: application/msword;
 name="verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_ve"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-Disposition: inline;
 filename="verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongnam"


Expected Results:  
Content-Type: application/msword;
 name="verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname.doc"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-Disposition: inline;
 filename="verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname_verylongname.doc"

Comment 1

13 years ago
Got the same problem with TB 1.0 german version.
Probably due to the german names the file name is truncated at the 25th
character. Also in the tooltip only the truncated name is shown.

My OS is XP Home-Edition.

Comment 2

13 years ago
With this in the userChrome.css the problem fades away...

.attachmentList{
  max-width: none ! important;
  width: auto ! important;
  color:red !important;
}
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Comment 3

13 years ago
userChrome.css not really help :-(
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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