Open Folder

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What's this?

This add-on makes it easy to open folders on a file server.

When the address of a folder is written in the body of an email, such as "\\nas\share\Documents\2021\Manual\for printing" Just click the add-on button to open the folder.

How to install

In order to use the add-on, you need to install two things: the add-on and the linked app.

  1. Install the add-on from the Thunderbird add-on distribution site.
    • When the installation is complete, the "Open Folder" button will be added to the top of Thunderbird.
  2. Download and install the linked application (about 1.6MB).
    • When the installation is complete, the Open Folder icon will appear in the task tray.
    • A shortcut will be created in Startup, so the application will automatically launch when Windows starts.
    • The application will be installed on "C:\Users\(User name)\AppData\Local\Programs\OpenFolder".
    • If you want to install it manually, save OpenFolder.exe (about 21KB) to an appropriate location
      and create a shortcut in the Startup folder.

How to Uninstall

  1. Remove the add-on from "Manage Your Extensions" in Thunderbird Add-ons.
    Thunderbird add-on delete
  2. Right-click the OpenFolder icon on the taskbar, click "Exit", and then uninstall the application from "Windows Apps and features".

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