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Post Posted November 11th, 2013, 8:51 am


I have a couple of Search questions.

TB 24.1.0

1. Include Trash in Global Search.
I have seen a couple of older threads about this (4 years ago) but not any answers - I have the option ticked in the Trash properties 'Include messages in Global Search' but it is still not showing the emails in the results - is there any other setting I need to change?

2. Search Archives in Local Folders
The Global Search includes my archived emails which are kept in Local Folders but when I click on the email to open it I get a blank search screen. Any thoughts?

Many thanks


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Post Posted November 11th, 2013, 2:26 pm

Close Thunderbird, navigate to the profile folder and locate and delete the file global-messages-db.sqlite. Restart Thunderbird and allow time for that index file to be rebuilt. Try those searches again.

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