For cases where a received message is opened in the message pane (instead of a new window), provide an option to reply to/forward that message also directly in the message pane (instead of opening a new compose window)

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Thunderbird
Message Compose Window
UNCONFIRMED
7 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: dfghjkjhg, Unassigned)

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Description

7 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0
Build ID: 20110615151330

Steps to reproduce:

I open new messages NOT in a new window, BUT in Thunderbird's message pane.
(see http://kb.mozillazine.org/Window_layout_-_Thunderbird#Layouts for a explanation of the different panes)


Actual results:

When I click REPLY/FORWARD in the message pane, a new compose window opens.


Expected results:

Instead of opening a new window, I also would like to compose my reply/forward message directly in Thunderbird's message pane.

Comment 1

5 years ago
I think that's called Inline Reply and I think we either have a bug for that, or perhaps it exists as an addon.
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