Re: thunderbird and screen resolution: fixed
On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 01:48:44PM +0100, George Borisov wrote:
> Dean Allen Provins wrote:
> > I recently went to a dual screen setup, and X provided a screen
> > resolution of 191x96 (from 96x96). I was able to configure mozilla and
> > firefox to use a resolution of 96 (thus making the image the same size
> > as on the single screen setup, instead of double size), but do not know
> > how to do the same for thunderbird. There is no "about:config" that I
> > can find.
> Recent version of Thunderbird has the option to edit this. Look under
> the General tab of the Advanced section of the preferences (there will
> be a "Config Editor" button.)
> Hope this helps,
> George Borisov
It helped immensely. I'm still using version 1.0.x, but had a copy of 1.5
on the system. Once I located the required parameter, I was able to
manually set it for the older system. This will do until I get
For anyone else in this annoying situation, the line in "prefs.js"
for the old version to add is:
where 96 is your screen resolution (you may find it to be 0 (zero)). In
the new version, is seems to be:
Thanks for your help, George.
Dean Provins, P. Geoph.
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