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Customize the Message Reply/Follow-up Text

  • I am trying to make the Opera reply format look more like Outlook. I know you can do this in Thunderbird ( but how would I do it in Opera. The closest instructions I could are here:

    However, I do not understand where to input the information. It says "Use the accounts.ini setting." I cannot find an accounts.ini file. I found a bunch of .css files in C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Opera Mail\Opera Mail\styles\user but I don't know what I'm doing. Please, if someone could please direct me on where to put the format information, I would greatly appreciate it! I am assuming that I need a place to put this:

    From: %from%
    Sent: %X:=sent% %A%, %B% %d%, %Y% %l%:%M%%p(3)%
    [[To: %to%]][[
    Cc: %cc%]]
    Subject: %subject%

  • Hi,

    I do that in, Opera, Profile, Mail. ( look up a file named accounts )

    Open this accounts.ini, use find function to quickly search your desire your account.

    ( the setting should be between Sound file= and Linelength=76 )

    Sound file=

    Reply=\n\nFrom: %:From:\nSent: %c\nTo: %:To:\nCc: %:Cc:\nSubject: %:Subject:


    Forward=\n\n------- Forwarded message -------\n\nFrom: %:From:\nTo: %:To:\nCc: %:Cc:\nSubject: %:Subject:\nDate: %:Date:\n


    P.S.: Above is apply to my very old version of Opera ( version 11.50 )

    Thank you

  • Hi, I'm still confused. I'm using "Opera Mail" (not normal Opera) and I don't know where to find the accounts.ini file

  • Sorry than..........

    I never (given up) use any newer version of Opera but up to version 11.50

  • Edit "C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Opera Mail\Opera Mail\accounts.ini" in a text editor while Opera Mail is closed. emc's 11.50 suggestions should still work. The lines (if they're not there, add them) are under each account's section. See for what you can do.