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RE: Outlook (was RE: [ProgSoc] Email convention)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anand Kumria [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 17 April 2002 1:05
> To: Nigel Sheridan-Smith
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Outlook (was RE: [ProgSoc] Email convention)
> First disable rich-text sending
> <URL: http://www.thepwa.net/members/disabling.html>
> Then modify the mail format and convert all messages into plain text.
> Again in Options one thing you can do is specify where to Reply with
> Outlook: top, bottom, or reply and indent. There should be some blue
> and black lines illustrating your choices.
Thanks Anand and Chocky but I was more referring to "replying" to HTML
messages. My default is set to "Plain text" and "Prefix each line" for
both replies and forwards and this works as expected for plain text
The only time this doesn't work is when I reply or forward a rich-text
or HTML email. In this case, it assumes that I want to reply in HTML,
and uses the blue line indent. Once you clicked 'reply', you can convert
it to text from the menu, but you do not get the '>'s inserted for you
automatically. If you use the HTML formatting, attempting to bottom-post
continues the blue line for whatever you type. In other words, if you
want to show what specifically you are replying to, the only way to do
it is to top-post. Otherwise, you have to manually enter the indenting
I might try disabling editing emails with Word and see if that makes a
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