Betterbird: Release Notes

91.5.0-bb24 (Latest build, 19 January 2022, Build-ID 2022-01-19*, English and Windows only)

This version is not offered as an update. Changes will ship in the next release.

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

NEW - Preferences mail.addressDisplayAuthor and mail.addressDisplayRecipients (1 = name, 2 = e-mail, 3 = both) - Bug 697031
CHANGED - HTML-only messages will no longer be sent to plain text recipients - Bug 1727493, comment #31
FIXED - Content of preferences pane went blank after toggling "Show only display name for people in my address book" - Bug 1748487

91.5.0-bb24 (8 January 2022)

Based on Thunderbird 91.5.0, release notes, advancing some fixes that Thunderbird isn't shipping yet.

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - Scrollbars not working correctly when switching between normal and multi-line view
NEW - Allowing "group by sort" in multi-line view
NEW - Startup update check

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Ctrl+scroll wheel zoom did not work in message source window - Bug 1655244
FIXED - Can't open/save attachments with "bad" characters in the filename (like :/\ on Windows) - Bug 1747977
FIXED - Original file sometimes deleted when attached via FileLink - Bug 1746860
FIXED - Save to local didn't work if cancelled during IMAP copying - Bug 1745676

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Feed reader didn't tolerate any XML errors; now it will try fetching the feed as HTML as a fallback - Bug 1746749
FIXED - Attachments saved via double-click didn't get listed in the list of saved files (Ctrl+J) - Bug 1744709
FIXED - All day events allowed time entry - Bug 1744442
FIXED - Issue with MS teams invitation in Google Calendar - Bug 1727061
FIXED - Repair Text Encoding didn't repair the subject - Bug 1739609
NEW - Showing file URL for detached attachments, correct size and strike-through for deleted files - Bug 1740956, Bug 1741093
FIXED - Subject change with "new subject (was: old subject)" didn't work - Bug 1680425
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452

91.4.1-bb23 "build 2" (20 December 2021)

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Feed reader didn't tolerate any XML errors; now it will try fetching the feed as HTML as a fallback - Bug 1746749
FIXED - Regression from fixing "All day events allowed time entry" - Bug 1744442

91.4.1-bb23 (17 December 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.4.1, release notes.

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Attachments saved via double-click didn't get listed in the list of saved files (Ctrl+J) - Bug 1744709
FIXED - All day events allowed time entry - Bug 1744442

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Issue with MS teams invitation in Google Calendar - Bug 1727061
FIXED - Repair Text Encoding didn't repair the subject - Bug 1739609
NEW - Showing file URL for detached attachments, correct size and strike-through for deleted files - Bug 1740956, Bug 1741093
FIXED - Subject change with "new subject (was: old subject)" didn't work - Bug 1680425
NEW - Print selection - Bug 1731183
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452

91.4.0-bb22 (3 December 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.4.0, release notes, advancing some fixes that Thunderbird isn't shipping yet.

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Complete fix for Smart/unified/virtual based on folders with non-ASCII names not working - Bug 1739789
All other issues with folders with non-ASCII names should be fixed in this version
FIXED - Slow display of some PGP encrypted messages or those with AutoCrypt header - Bug 1742578
FIXED - Issue with MS teams invitation in Google Calendar - Bug 1727061
FIXED - Non-ASCII character in passord didn't work during account setup - Bug 1735983

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Repair Text Encoding didn't repair the subject - Bug 1739609
FIXED - Duplicate drafts in folders with non-ASCII names, like German Gmail ("Entwürfe") - Bug 1739814
NEW - Showing file URL for detached attachments, correct size and strike-through for deleted files - Bug 1740956, Bug 1741093
FIXED - Double-click on detached attachment didn't work - Bug 1738490
FIXED - Subject change with "new subject (was: old subject)" didn't work - Bug 1680425
NEW - Print selection - Bug 1731183
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452

91.3.2-bb21 (23 November 2021)

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - Then replying, quote contained attachment list (regression in 91.3.1)
FIXED - Opening attachments not working for some users - Bug 1741820 Bug 1741510

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Calendar printing not working at all - Bug 1742158
FIXED - Repair Text Encoding didn't repair the subject - Bug 1739609

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Duplicate drafts in folders with non-ASCII names, like German Gmail ("Entwürfe") - Bug 1739814
FIXED - Smart/unified/virtual based on folders with non-ASCII names not working - Bug 1739789
NEW - Showing file URL for detached attachments, correct size and strike-through for deleted files - Bug 1740956, Bug 1741093
FIXED - Double-click on detached attachment didn't work - Bug 1738490
FIXED - Print multiple messages, follow-up: Always print attachment list - Bug 1737730
FIXED - Subject change with "new subject (was: old subject)" didn't work - Bug 1680425
NEW - Print selection - Bug 1731183
FIXED - Print multiple messages - Bug 1737730
FIXED - Various text encoding issues in non-UTF-8 newsgroups - Bug 1734361
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452

91.3.2-bb20 (18 November 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.3.2, release notes

Warning! Various operations on folders with non-ASCII names are not working under certain circumstances in Thunderbird/Betterbird. Thunderbird is tracking this here: Bug 1739814, Bug 1739789 and Bug 1739903.
We are working on a solution and have already fixed the following in 91.3.2-bb20 "build 2"
FIXED ("build 2") - Duplicate drafts in folders with non-ASCII names, like German Gmail ("Entwürfe") - Bug 1739814
FIXED ("build 2") - Smart/unified/virtual based on folders with non-ASCII names not working - Bug 1739789

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

NEW - Showing file URL for detached attachments, correct size and strike-through for deleted files - Bug 1740956, Bug 1741093
FIXED - Double-click on detached attachment didn't work - Bug 1738490
FIXED - Print multiple messages, follow-up: Always print attachment list - Bug 1737730
FIXED - Subject change with "new subject (was: old subject)" didn't work - Bug 1680425
NEW - Print selection - Bug 1731183
FIXED - Print multiple messages - Bug 1737730
FIXED - Various text encoding issues in non-UTF-8 newsgroups - Bug 1734361
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452

91.3.1-bb19 (13 November 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.3.1, release notes

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

NEW - Showing file URL for detached attachments, correct size and strike-through for deleted files - Bug 1740956, Bug 1741093
FIXED - Double-click on detached attachment didn't work - Bug 1738490
FIXED - Print multiple messages, follow-up: Always print attachment list - Bug 1737730
FIXED - Subject change with "new subject (was: old subject)" didn't work - Bug 1680425

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

NEW - Print selection - Bug 1731183
FIXED - Print multiple messages - Bug 1737730
FIXED - Various text encoding issues in non-UTF-8 newsgroups - Bug 1734361
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on

91.3.0-bb18 (3 November 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.3.0, release notes

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

NEW - Print selection - Bug 1731183
FIXED - Print multiple messages - Bug 1737730

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Various text encoding issues in non-UTF-8 newsgroups - Bug 1734361
FIXED - ICS import fails with tasks (VTODO) - Bug 1727938
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.2.1-bb17 (19 October 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.2.1, release notes

Due to scheduling limitations fixes for bug 1730363 and bug 1175168 are not included.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

NEW - Regular folder search and Quick Filter in encrypted messages - Bug 1562737

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Various text encoding issues in non-UTF-8 newsgroups - Bug 1734361

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - ICS import fails with tasks (VTODO) - Bug 1727938
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.2.0-bb16 (4 October 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.2.0, release notes

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - Linux executable now showing as gearwheel/cogwheel (if file browser has necessary support)

Fixed in this version (not fixed in Thunderbird):

FIXED - Dangerous issue were under certain rare circumstances Bcc recipients are published to all recipients - Bug 1733651

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - ICS import fails with tasks (VTODO) - Bug 1727938
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.1.2-bb15 (27 September 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.1.2, release notes

Improvements over Thunderbird:

NEW - Minor improvements of the multi-line view that shipped in 91.1.1-bb14
FIXED - Remaining issue in global search in encrypted messages (was first shipped in 91.0-bb8, 5 August 2021)

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - ICS import fails with tasks (VTODO) - Bug 1727938
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Event invitations not showing all information (HTML part not displayed) - Bug 760412
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.1.1-bb14 (15 September 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.1.1, release notes, advancing some fixes that Thunderbird isn't shipping yet.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

NEW - Multi-line view, yes!! Finally after 18 years. "View > Layout > Multi-line View On All Folders" or per folder in the column picker

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - Various minor fixes that Thunderbird will ship later, mostly related to sending attachments:
Bug 1727830 Bug 1729432 Bug 1729279 Bug 1728705 Bug 1729437

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - ICS import fails with tasks (VTODO) - Bug 1727938
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Event invitations not showing all information (HTML part not displayed) - Bug 760412
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.1.0-bb13 (2 September 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.1.0, release notes, advancing many fixes that Thunderbird isn't shipping yet.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

NEW - Added preference mail.biff.show_for_server to optionally suppress biff notifications for server root folders.

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - ICS import fails with tasks (VTODO) - Bug 1727938

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - HTTP images not attached - Bug 1727164
FIXED - Attachment list not printed - Bug 1727055
FIXED - Printing confusion when multiple messages were selected - Bug 1727107
FIXED - Filter check boxes not displayed correctly - Bug 1727366
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Event invitations not showing all information (HTML part not displayed) - Bug 760412
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0.3-bb12 (25 August 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0.3, release notes, advancing many fixes that Thunderbird isn't shipping yet.

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - HTTP images not attached - Bug 1727164
FIXED - Attachment list not printed - Bug 1727055
FIXED - Printing confusion when multiple messages were selected - Bug 1727107
FIXED - Filter check boxes not displayed correctly - Bug 1727366

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395
FIXED - Event invitations not showing all information (HTML part not displayed) - Bug 760412
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0.2-bb11 (21 August 2021)

Mostly the same as 91.0.2-bb10, but with additional fixes. Based on Thunderbird 91.0.2, release notes.

Fixed in this version:

FIXED - Issue when using "minimise to tray", systray icon disappeared under certain circumstances
FIXED - Some branding issue we Thunderbird/Mozilla Corporation was displayed instead of Betterbird/Betterbird Project
FIXED - When opening attachments, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" not working - Bug 1690395

91.0.2-bb10 (20 August 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0.2, release notes.

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Event invitations not showing all information (HTML part not displayed) - Bug 760412
FIXED - Folder pane toolbar disappeared after restart - Bug 1725460
FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0.1-bb9 (17 August 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0.1, release notes.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

NEW - Re-established Enigmail's "decrypt to folder" - Bug 1693332
CHANGED - Improved drag and drop feedback when adding attachments - Bug 1725581
FIXED - Event invitations not showing all information (HTML part not displayed) - Bug 760412
FIXED - Folder pane toolbar disappeared after restart - Bug 1725460

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0-bb8 (5 August 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0, release notes.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

FIXED - Global search in encrypted messages (needs to be enabled in preferences) - Bug 188988
FIXED - Quick Filter untagged messages - Bug 683809

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0beta6-bb7 (2 August 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta 6, release notes.

NEW - Betterbird installer now self-signed. You need to install a trusted root certificate to see it.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

FIXED - Inserting links with spaces gives random erroneous results - Bug 1563452

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0beta5-bb6 (29 July 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta 5, release notes.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

CHANGED - Windows systray tooltip now showing list folders with new messages - Bug 1721063

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Event invitation not displayed - Bug 1723116
FIXED - Moving accounts after "Local Folders" is reverted at next startup - Bug 1721574
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0beta4-bb5 (26 July 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta 4, release notes.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

CHANGED - Even further improvements to Windows systray display - Bug 1721063

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - Moving accounts after "Local Folders" is reverted at next startup - Bug 1721574
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411

91.0beta3-bb4 (22 July 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta 3, release notes.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

CHANGED - Further improvements to Windows systray display - Bug 1721063
FIXED - Moving accounts after "Local Folders" is reverted at next startup - Bug 1721574

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411
FIXED - Printing crashed or hung - Bug 1720397 Bug 1714639

91.0beta2-bb3 (20 July 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta 2, release notes.

Improvements over Thunderbird:

CHANGED - Improvements to Windows systray display - Bug 1721063

Still only fixed in Betterbird:

FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411
FIXED - Printing crashed or hung - Bug 1720397 Bug 1714639
FIXED - Inline display of message/rfc822 attachments did not show headers - Bug 1715726

91.0beta1-bb2 (14 July 2021)

Based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta 1, release notes.

The Thunderbird notes don't mention:

FIXED - "Weekday, time" display not working with pref mail.ui.display.dateformat.thisweek = 4 - Bug 1672548

Improvements over Thunderbird:

NEW - Header pane button customise restored - Bug 1556261
CHANGED - Activity Manager opens in tab
CHANGED - Open saved EML file with X-Unsent header opens in Write window - Bug 166541
FIXED - "View > Repair Text Encoding" not working - Bug 1713786 - Users can restore the charset menu with this add-on
FIXED - Add search engine via XML file not working - Bug 1718411
FIXED - Opening PDF attachment in IMAP message crashed - Bug 1663859
FIXED - First message after start displayed garbled (if non-ASCII) - Bug 1718119
FIXED - Printing crashed or hung - Bug 1720397 Bug 1714639
FIXED - Inline display of message/rfc822 attachments did not show headers - Bug 1715726

91.0beta1-bb1 (12 July 2021)

This is an early release based on Thunderbird 91.0 beta code, hot off the press. Not officially released yet, hasn't been through Thunderbird's own testing.