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Re: Thunderbird isn't honoring message body text style

On 11/19/2005 07:40 PM, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> I'm using Thunderbird for another email account and I would like to 
> discourage TB from displaying the message text in its fancy quoting 
> style.  So, I go to View|Message Body As|Plain Text and HTML messages
>  do indeed change to plain text.  Yet, TB still insists on using its 
> fancy quoting style rather than using ">" or similar.
> Anyone have an idea on how to change this?  I was looking at a patch 
> that used the ">" to indicate replacement code and TB quoted it all 
> with its vertical blue lines.  It wasn't hard to figure out, but it 
> looked weird.  I guess I expect Plain Text to be just that.
> - Nate >>

Maybe this will help? (untested)


> Quote bars 
> To get rid of the colored bars used to mark quoted text in messages,
> so that quoted text will instead be marked with ">", put the
> following code in your "userContent.css" and "user.js" files,
> respectively.


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