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I actually tried this (removing spaces) and it didn’t work.

But it was far from a comprehensive trial, so don’t rule it out I suppose?


On Sep 4, 2014, at 12:54 PM, Lynda Howell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Supposedly Thunderbird 32 is going to fix this again, but in the meantime...
> 
> It's objecting to the space in the list name.  You don't have to recreate the lists, just rename them.  Mozilla support is recommending underscores instead of spaces.  CamelCase also works.
> 
> They also suggested dragging the list of names that are part of the list over to the To: field instead of actually using the list.  That saves the effort of renaming the lists, but I couldn't figure out where they were dragging the list of names from.
> 
> Lynda.
> 
> On 9/3/2014 3:20 PM, Andrew Hendrickson wrote:
>> Greetings-
>> 
>> We’ve been getting reports from all over the college that the most recent version of Thunderbird breaks Group/List Emailing.
>> 
>> Specifically, longstanding lists in a users address book suddenly no longer work, and instead return the following error:
>> 
>>  “List Name <“List Name"> is not a valid e-mail address because it is not of the form [log in to unmask] You must correct it before sending the e-mail.”
>> 
>> If you export the list to CSV, open it in Excel, create a new list in the Thunderbird address book, the new list will work.
>> 
>> However, if you rename the list to the same name as the old list (deleting the old list first) you are again unable to send.
>> 
>> It appears that this is an old problem dating back to 2007.  I guess they rebroke whatever they fixed to make this go away back then?
>> 
>> Have to say that I’m really looking forward to having something other than Thunderbird to recommend to my Windows administrative users.
>> 
>> 
>> Andrew Hendrickson
>> CAS IT Administrator
>> UVM, College of Arts & Sciences
>> 
>> 802-656-7971
>> 
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Andrew Hendrickson
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