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How can I save a complete email from Thunderbird to a file in Home? I have tried draging and copying without success.

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Could you please try to use File -> Save As -> ... or Ctrl + S?

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  • Tried both SaveAs and Ctl S but only get the "note pad" data, not the full HMTL. the save is like this: – ronfreeland Apr 9 '12 at 23:25
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    Under places, change All Files to HTML please. – Hilmi Erdem KEREN Apr 9 '12 at 23:27
  • @ronfreeland, save saves the whole email, whether it is plain text or html, or both. – psusi Apr 10 '12 at 18:46
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    Thanks, by changing the file extension from .eml to.hmtl on the "save messsage as" window, the complete email si copied. Many thanks – ronfreeland Apr 11 '12 at 12:41
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One possible way for you to achieve this would be by exporting the message to PDF by going to File -> Print and then selecting Print to file.

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