Re: searching in Thunderbird email app


When you open search, the defaultis to search subject. You can tab to a combo box where you change what field will be searched in. Tab further to an edit field where you type what you want to search for, then press enter.

I haven't played with search enough to see how to search more than one field at once. I would think you can, but I don't know how it is done. I suspect you are working in the wrong fields.


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Beaver
Sent: Monday, January 18, 2021 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] searching in Thunderbird email app

Well, it does act differently but it still gives me the whole email list and not just the results list. I am obviously doing something wrong. I guess I'll just go back to doing my searches via the GMail web interface.

Thanks Gene,

Dan Beaver

On 1/18/2021 1:31 PM, Dan Beaver via wrote:

Well, I have been using the search field that is on the screen. I hadn't tried using the ctrl+f keystroke. When I use the search field then try to tab to the list I get the full list of emails not the search results.

I will try the ctrl+f keystroke and see if that behaves differently.

Dan Beaver

On 1/18/2021 1:16 PM, Gene wrote:
How are you searching? If you are using control shift f to open search and searching in that way, once you have done the search and the search is finished, tab twice to the list.

-----Original Message----- From: Dan Beaver
Sent: Monday, January 18, 2021 12:08 PM
Subject: [nvda] searching in Thunderbird email app

How do you search for emails in TB? I have tried many times but I can never figure out how to look at a list of the resulting emails. I am assuming it is something special I have to do using NVDA but I could be very wrong about this.

Any help would very much be appreciated.

-- Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)

-- Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)-- Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)

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