User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5 Build Identifier: TB version 1.5 (20051201) The Rewrap command rarely works satisfying. For example, two extra long lines without any breaks like Outlook sends them occasionly/always: > this is a extra super idiotic and foolish long line long extra long ..... > here comes the second unbroken line like stupid mailers do send ..... Now I rewrap them with Thunderbirds Rewrap command. This is the result (example from above): > this is a extra super idiotic and foolish long line long extra long ..... > here comes the second unbroken line like stupid mailers do send ..... You see? They get rewrapped at the correct length but there are no quote marks (>) added. A lot of handwork must be done to correct that. Reproducible: Always Expected Results: Expected functionality is correct setting of quote marks like this: > this is a extra super > idiotic and foolish long > line long extra long ..... > here comes the second > unbroken line like stupid > mailers do send .....
Worksforme on linux.
This generally works for me under Windows 2000. I think it's unlikely that the code handling this feature is going to behave differently under Mac and other OSes. Reporter, are you still encountering this problem? I'm assuming the problem occurred when you replied, but maybe not -- might it have happened when you forwarded a message? There is a known problem with forwards not rewrapping properly, altho in my testing, a quote within a forward *is* rewrapped. If you have a sample message that exhibits the problem, please save it as a .EML file and attach it to this bug, using the Create New Attachment link above.
On Linux, rewrap works nicely IFF your selected area includes at least one line that does *not* start with ">". Expanding the OP's example: > blah > > this is a extra super idiotic and foolish long line long extra long ..... > here comes the second unbroken line like stupid mailers do send ..... > > blah If you select only the middle two lines, it behaves as the OP complained. Even if you select all 6 lines (being careful not to get the 7th as well), it behaves as the OP complained. Selecting 7 lines from the example behaves well. A work-around is inserting empty lines before you rewrap and fixing them after. Rewraping only part of the message is useful when it's part of a thread or when you're replying point-by-point.
I'll assume Troy is correct, and that reporter was rewrapping a selection (something that should have been mentioned in the original report). *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 187997 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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