Create method to save msg addr list as a mailing list



MailNews Core
Address Book
17 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: selmer (gone), Unassigned)


(Blocks: 1 bug)

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17 years ago
It would be cool if there were a menu item that allowed me to take a message's
address list and turn it into a mailing list in the address book.  It's a pretty
advanced feature, so I wouldn't want it directly in the visible UI.  Not likely
to do this in the near future, but I wanted to get the idea into the system :-)

Comment 1

17 years ago
Changing qa assigned
QA Contact: esther → pmock

Comment 2

17 years ago
QA-assign-to fenella.
QA Contact: pmock → fenella


17 years ago
QA Contact: fenella → nbaca

Comment 3

16 years ago
This shouldn't be so far in the future.  Netscape 4.x allows cut and paste of
comma-separated lists of email addresses into a new mailing list data-entry
window.  Mozilla seems to have no way to get a long list of names into a new
mailing list without doing it one at a time, and this is a major inconvenience.
 The enhancement suggested in this bug would do it, but if allowing pasting of a
comma-separated list into the data-entry box is easier, that would be a perhaps
better substitute.  (You could then view the message source and select the
address list, cut it, and paste it.)

Comment 4

16 years ago
That's a cool idea, I miss that too.  It might deserve its own bug unless the
idea represented in this bug is considered obsoleted by your suggestion.

Comment 5

16 years ago
*** Bug 90390 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
taking all of chuang's bugs.  she doesn't work on mozilla anymore.
Assignee: chuang → sspitzer

Comment 7

14 years ago
*** Bug 193397 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 8

14 years ago
See bug 194784 for possible dupe (just requests adding to addressbook though,
rather than a specific mailing list).

Comment 9

14 years ago
The adressContext extension by Mike Frieger does this:

Comment 10

14 years ago
The adressContext extension by Mike Frieger
looks promising, but on the associated email list there are unanswered
complaints that it doesn't install, presumably by adding it to the xpi
directory, or whether it can be used with Mozilla mail as well as with
Thunderbird. It needs an installer and to work with both, and that information
needs to be on Mike's nweb page.

Comment 11

14 years ago
-------- Original Message --------
From: Mike Krieger <>
Subject: Re: [Bug 64233] Create method to save msg addr list as a mailing list
To: Jon Roland <>

addressContext is an extension - it is easily installed by going to
Tools > Extensions in newer versions of Thunderbird, and you can save
it to your Desktop or somewhere equally convenient (maybe your home
folder). I am not aware of a single extension that distributes itself
as an RPM or DEB package, please let me know if you can come up with
an example that I can have a look at. Regarding Mozilla Mail
compatibility,'s main push nowadays are the standalone
versions (Firefox, Thunderbird, and to a lesser extent, Sunbird). I
have not used the Suite since version 1.5, and since the Extension
Manager is completely different in the main Suite, porting
addressContext would take a non-trivial amount of work - if anyone
wants to step up and do it, however, the work would be more than

Product: Browser → Seamonkey


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
Assignee: mail → nobody
Component: Address Book → MailNews: Address Book
Product: Mozilla Application Suite → Core
QA Contact: nbaca → addressbook


10 years ago
Duplicate of this bug: 319320


10 years ago
Product: Core → MailNews Core


7 years ago
Blocks: 657243
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