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JP

How can I add an email as a task in Thunderbird, as easily as I can in Outlook?

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Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Aug 12, 2014 - 16:26 UTC

Hi John,

Well you need to download and install our extension Todoist.com/thunderbird and it should basically act exactly the same as the Outlook version.

Let me know if you have any trouble.


Regards,
Brendon

JP
John Paparone premium
Replied on Aug 12, 2014 - 16:50 UTC

Brendon,

I have done that; when I click on add email as a task, the email
envelope symbol appears, but it does not link to the email. Am I
missing something?

David Trey staff
Replied on Aug 12, 2014 - 18:26 UTC

Hello John,

Please clarify - you click on an email, then on "Add email as task" in Todoist and when you do that, the task input field shows up, but it's empty, it only shows the envelope and even if you add text there, it will not be linked to the message?

Also, does the message you select have a subject?


Regards,
David

JP
John Paparone premium
Replied on Aug 12, 2014 - 18:52 UTC

David,

That's correct.

David Trey staff
Replied on Aug 12, 2014 - 20:47 UTC

John,

So the message does have a subject, is that correct?


Regards,
David

JP
John Paparone premium
Replied on Aug 13, 2014 - 01:18 UTC

David,

Yes

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Aug 13, 2014 - 02:11 UTC

John,

Which Thunderbird version, and which OS are you running? We can not seem to reproduce this issue. Do you have any other extensions installed for Thunderbird?


Regards,
Brendon

JP
John Paparone premium
Replied on Aug 13, 2014 - 12:35 UTC

Brendon,

Win 7
T'Bird 24.5.0
Extensions:

* contact tabs 2.0.10
* dropbox for filelink 1.0.1
* EnForward 0.3.20
* Evernote tab 0.1.14
* Flashgot 1.5.63
* gContacts Sync
* Google Calendar tabs
* Google contacts
* java script debugger
* lightening 2.6.6
* lightening calendar tabs
* provider for google calendar
* return receipt toolbar button
* select addressbook text 1.5
* thunderbird conversations
* thunder sync
* todoist for t'bird to-do list and task mgr 4.3
* url link 2.04.3

Thank you for your help!

David Trey staff
Replied on Aug 13, 2014 - 13:55 UTC

John,

Please update to Thunderbird 31.0 and if the issue persists, disable the "URL Link" extension. If that won't help either, try to disable all extensions and then (assuming it will help), re-enable them one-by-one to see which one was causing this.


Regards,
David

JP
John Paparone premium
Replied on Aug 14, 2014 - 02:08 UTC

David,

That worked; thank you!