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Documentation: email-clients: Add better Thunderbird information

Add better Thunderbird information.
Add Thunderbird Registry instructions to:
  Enable UTF8 & Preformat mode
  Disable HTML mode

Signed-off-by: Paul McQuade <paulmcquad@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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@@ -199,18 +199,16 @@ to coerce it into behaving.
To beat some sense out of the internal editor, do this:
-- Under account settings, composition and addressing, uncheck "Compose
- messages in HTML format".
-
- Edit your Thunderbird config settings so that it won't use format=flowed.
Go to "edit->preferences->advanced->config editor" to bring up the
thunderbird's registry editor, and set "mailnews.send_plaintext_flowed" to
"false".
-- Enable "preformat" mode: Shft-click on the Write icon to bring up the HTML
- composer, select "Preformat" from the drop-down box just under the subject
- line, then close the message without saving. (This setting also applies to
- the text composer, but the only control for it is in the HTML composer.)
+- Disable HTML Format: Set "mail.identity.id1.compose_html" to "false".
+
+- Enable "preformat" mode: Set "editor.quotesPreformatted" to "true".
+
+- Enable UTF8: Set "prefs.converted-to-utf8" to "true".
- Install the "toggle wordwrap" extension. Download the file from:
https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/2351/

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