User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20051006 Firefox/1.4.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20051006 Firefox/1.4.1 I frequently get mails with ".txt" attachments with 2 MB or more. When I click Reply, the whole txt file is inserted into the replymail as quoted text. This takes a lot of time. Also, I don't want to quote 11.000 lines of a log file. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Send a email with a 2 MB txt file to yourself 2. When you receive it, click Reply Actual Results: I had to wait a few minutes before Thunderbird responded again. Expected Results: Several things are possible: 1) Do not quote txt files in a reply. You do not do this with other attachments, so it is consistent IMHO. This is my prefered solution. 2) Ask if I want to quote txt files (with "Remember my decision" maybe) 3) Open a "Please wait" box, put it in another thread and at least don't block the main application. Anyway, at least the mainwindow should not get unresponsive.
(In reply to comment #0) > 1) Do not quote txt files in a reply. You do not do this with other > attachments, so it is consistent IMHO. This is my prefered solution. Yes, that is the best solution. Note that any text displayed inline (not just .txt attachments, also e.g. .eml or .html attachments) are quoted. And if you reply in HTML mode, any image attachments shown inline are quoted. As noted at the dupe, the workaround is to turn off View|Display Attachments Inline prior to hitting Reply. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 161775 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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