Search for telephone numbers in Mozilla Thunderbird Address Book
Many thanks fly to Abhijit for having spotted a way to search for telephone numbers in Mozilla Thunderbird Address Book. You can read more on his blog at: http://ifacethoughts.net/2010/08/09/configuring-thunderbirds-addressbook-search
In short you need to access the config editor and look for the string:
the string content feature the 'attr' fields that are searched by the quick search bar (you may type 'attr' to see all the possible fields.
e.g. my string content is:
which searches the Primary Email, the Display Name, the Cellular Number, the Home Phone, etc...
Mozilla Thunderbird is such a powerful program! It's users are even more powerful though! :D