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Automate sending attachment in Thunderbird
Authored by: Nomis101 on Oct 30, '10 09:04:35AM

I also prefer Thunderbird, but the 'compose' command doesn't work for me if Thunderbird is still running (Mozilla Bug 469990). For a service that works for me if TB is closed or running, see:
And for a PDF Service, see:
Both of them make use of "open -a". But, keep in mind, "open -a" currently only works with TB trunk builds or with a own build that contains the patch from

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Automate sending attachment in Thunderbird
Authored by: PhilHudson on Apr 27, '12 06:49:05AM

I can confirm that the PDF Service linked to above (at now works 'out of the box' with stock Thunderbird, no patching or special build required, with the caveat that it only seems to work if TB is already running.

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