thunderbird and quote colors

Yuri Pankov ypankov at
Tue Mar 3 17:35:57 UTC 2020

On 03.03.2020 20:32, Arthur Chance wrote:
> On 03/03/2020 17:21, Yuri Pankov wrote:
>> If any of you are using Thunderbird on Mac, you see that different
>> quoting levels have different colors (out of the box!) and that makes it
>> much easier to read.  Now on FreeBSD (and Windows, and Linux, I guess)
>> there's no such feature.  There was a QuoteColors addon, but it's last
>> updated about 10 years ago, and no longer works, even with hacks to
>> install it with newer TB versions.
>> So the question is if anyone has any idea on how to enable in FreeBSD's
>> thunderbird what comes with Mac version?
> I get different colours for different quote levels. The deepest I can
> find is three levels and they're blue, magenta and green by increasing
> level.

I guess I wasn't clear, I mean the text itself, not the colored bars to 
the left of it which is likely what you are seeing (I get that too).

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