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QuickFolders (Tabbed Folders) 5.16.1
by Realraven (Axel Grude), Alexander Malfait
The "Swiss army knife" of folders. Turn your favorites into tabs - open folders and subfolders, move mails without scrolling around or searching. powerful + easy.
See new mail at a glance after automatic filtering - supports quickFilters addon!
About this Add-on
This extension adds an extra toolbar to Thunderbird. When you drag a mail folder to it, you get a fully customizable shortcut to that mail folder. This supports full drag and drop, like the corresponding folder in the folder tree - You can drag messages on it to move/copy them to the folder, and access the bookmarked folders through keyboard shortcuts.
This is handy when you have a large tree of folders for clients or projects, but use only a few of them at the same time.
The quickMove / quickJump feature allows you to jump to any folder with a few keystrokes, including child folders using the "slash" feature. You can even create new folders while moving mail in order to expand an existing folder hierarchy.
The Category feature adds more usability by adding distinct areas to work in; this can make it easier to focus on a task that needs just a subset of the folders visible. There is also excellent integration with the Thunderbird tabbed interface provided since Thunderbird version 3.
Thunderbird 102 users:
The latest version of QuickFolders, v5.12.1 is fully compatible with Thunderbird 102. If you are having problem after upgrading from an older version of Thunderbird, you can force reinstalling by removing the extension first, without losing your settings - see the top of the latest version history for detailed instructions.
Thunderbird 68 support has ended on thunderbird.net
Unfortunately thunderbird.net does not accept updates for legacy versions anymore - they only support the new "Mail extension" format and our "mail extension with experimental APIs" which is a workaround for missing advanced features.
From of version 4.23 forward you have to install such legacy versions from the github releases page
Originally QuickFolders was released in 2008 by Alexander Malfait. Various people helped on Babelzill.org with localisation, at the moment I am doing this mostly on my own using google translate. Opto (Klaus Buecher) helped with the conversion for Thunderbird 78 to be compatible with the new experimental mail extensions model. TbSync also helped with Code and Paenglab with CSS styles and converting icons. Thanks to all who have participated.
You can also participate in the future of QF by suggesting new features and reporting issues at:
Find the complete history + bug list, visit quickfolders.org/version.html
You can read up on the current progress of this work here: [issue 351]
As this work is exclusively funded by the sale of licenses, please consider buying a license or renewing your previous one if you are interested in using QuickFolders in the future
Maintenance Fixes 5.16.1
- fixed Catalan locale (newsSection).
- improved layout on Renew / Extend button
- Added visible warning about license 10 days before expiry. [issue 350]
- News button will not be shown unless at least minor version number of QuickFolders is increased. But you can always read up on the latest changes via the tools menu item "Latest Update News..." - and used to be titled "View Splash Screen".
- Added pricing section to the buy license dialog. This explains that prices can be looked up via the browser without necessarily buying, by clicking the appropriate button on the screen.
- Fixed "Compact Folder" on current folder submenu.
- Corrected the Number of days left in license by rounding up.
- Source code released under Custom License