User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20070309 Firefox/18.104.22.168 Build Identifier: version 22.214.171.124 (20070728) When sending messages, Thunderbird keeps the compose pane up until the message has been sent via SMTP. Although you can move the compose/progress window to the back (so that you can carry on working with other messages), this is counter-intuitive. The windows also clutter the desktop and give the (false) impression that Thunderbird is "slow" when compared to other email clients. It would be great if all messages could go via the "unsent" queue in the background. One easy way to do this would be with two preferences: "always send later" (which would make the send button behave like the send later button), and "automatically send unsent messages while online". Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
Does setting mailnews.show_send_progress to false give you the preferred behaviour?
No. If you set it to false, TBird does not pop up the "Sending message" dialog, but it still shows the progress in the compose window in the foreground, while it's doing the SMTP. If you're sending a large message or a message with large attachements, it can take a long time to complete the send.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 126140
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