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KleenaWildaHase
 
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Post Posted May 5th, 2017, 1:32 am

Hello,

I've got the same problem using the add-on stationery.

For me, I've found out a workarround for it:
- set mail.compose.attach_http_images to true
- install a tiny webserver eg. http://www.aidex.de/software/webserver/download.html (it only has to serve http://) on your local pc (or in local network)
- put the images in the root folder of the server
- change your template files from src="file:///c:/template/file1.png" to "http://127.0.0.1:81/file1.png"

127.0.0.1 is the localhost
81 is the port, which the server is listen to

Important: the little webserver has to be running, if you want to mail including files

It's not the best solution, but it works for me. Hopefully, that behavior of TB has changed in next version.

Best regards,
KleenaWildaHase

Layne
 
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Post Posted May 5th, 2017, 1:17 pm

tanstaafl wrote:>Surely this is a bug?

Possibly, since 4 people have reported it in the two threads that I'm aware of. But I can't duplicate it. We need to figure out whats it dependent upon before somebody writes a bug report or it will probably just get closed/ignored.

I suggest you see if this problem occurs if you disable the signature, and just embed images in the message body. The two problems may be unrelated.


Images are no problem using the Image button. I can create a message and signature (text only), and load the same images into my signature that TB refuses to let me load using Quicktext.

Images are also no problem with email I receive containing images.

Layne
 
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Post Posted May 5th, 2017, 1:20 pm

P.S. If I copy the signature code from Quicktext into the signature text box under Account Settings, everything works as it's supposed to work. The signature shows up complete with images and they are not blocked.

Layne
 
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Post Posted May 5th, 2017, 1:29 pm

P.S. again. I just stored the same text in an html file on my computer and told TB to "Attach the signature from a file instead (text, HTML, or image):". It worked just fine.

Could it be something with how TB and Quicktext get along. Maybe we should send them to bed without dessert.

judgesinel
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Post Posted May 7th, 2017, 8:49 am

I'm having the same issue using the stationery add on to add a "picture" to my email being sent.

j.marty
 
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Post Posted May 10th, 2017, 3:36 pm

That problem happens to me after version 52.

The way I resolve that was making all references to image files as follow:

file://C:/(directory of images)/(name of file)

You could replace C: by some other drive where de images files are.

If you have less than 2 slashes after "file:" thunderbird blocks file, as now it must have image files as URI,
so "file://" is the equivalent of "http://".

Hope it could resolve yours problems.

akankshajoshi
 
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Post Posted May 17th, 2017, 11:29 pm

I had the same problem, but it got sorted out - just follow the following steps:
1. Copy your signature from any old mail into a new empty email
2. Go to Files -> Save As -> File...
3. Save it up on your desktop. (It will get saved in .html format)
4. Go to the file you just saved - right click on it
5. Open with -> Gedit or writer
6. Copy the whole code
7. Open Thunderbird, go to Edit -> Account Settings
8. Paste the code in Signature Text and save it

Tadaaa, you'll have your signature with all the pictures in it

PhxChris
 
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Post Posted May 19th, 2017, 2:48 pm

Added a bug report asking that we get the option to do a permanent unblock of individual files: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1366349

See what happens.

Nachum
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Post Posted Yesterday, 3:33 am

I have the same issue.

The solution offered by akankshajoshi is nice, but maybe be considered as a workaround. This is not a solution.
I have some more issues, for a long time with signature using tables, that their definition changes sometimes.
I will issue a bug report soon.

Nachum

tanstaafl
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Post Posted Yesterday, 12:10 pm


PhxChris
 
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Post Posted Yesterday, 12:14 pm

A good place to create Base64 type image tags is http://base64.wutils.com/encoding-onlin ... to-base64/

The guys at Mozilla are looking at the possibility fixing QuickText themselves -- see last comments in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1366349

If you know who is currently maintaining the QuickText code, point them to the bugzilla page.

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