Outlook Express Mail Text

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Capricorn, Mar 9, 2003.

  1. Capricorn

    Capricorn OSNN Senior Addict

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    I noticed that the default mail sending format in Outlook Express is HTML rather than Plain Text. Is this the best option?
     
  2. jonifen

    jonifen pffff...

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    i use HTML personally... its useful for letting the program auto-change urls to a hyperlink etc :)

    i think you can add html code to the body of the email and it shows correct, but i could be totally wrong - never tried it tbh
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I use HTML in most cases (except when replying to a mail that's in plain text)

    I like to use a navy-blue Tahoma font :)
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    This is obviously a personal opinion, but i despise HTML mail, there's no need for it. I send and read only in plain text.
     
  5. jkipk

    jkipk OSNN Addict

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    Ack! Sacrilege!! That's like saying there's no need for little windows cut into the sides of your computer case!! That's like saying there's no need for obscenely big (and obscene!) sigs in your ntfs posts!!!! ACK ACK ACK
     
  6. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    Ditto
     
  7. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    rich test is so much better. i never use it for other reasons etc.
     
  8. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    most of the time I dont give a crap how its sent, but I do hate all of those damn chain letters that have the previous part of the email attached, I mean firstly that is just not useful, and second what is the point in the chain letter anyways
     
  9. bicycle Bill

    bicycle Bill Guest

    OK Geffy. Question how in hell did you post that half naked babe? I click attach a file and all i get in my post is a URL to see the gif,jpg or whatever.

    I don't have a problem at the half dozen other forums i visit Thanks.
     
  10. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    You need to go to the User CP, and add the picture to your signature.

    Use the [ img ]URL to the image here[/ img ] tags (without the spaces)
     
  11. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    yeah its a sig file, not an attachment
     
  12. ntguru50

    ntguru50 Guest

    I agree, but it's also a security option

    When you click on an email that's sent in html, it's the same as clicking on a website. If you don't have it set to just download the email headers or read in plain text, you're polling the website to download the images or who-knows-what in the mail. Now you've verified your email address to SPAMInboxOffers*!#@@spam.com for more email messages on how to get out of debt or enlarge your best friend by 6". Most reputable websites give you the option to receive emails in html or plain text. Hope that helps
     
  13. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    Re: I agree, but it's also a security option

    One word.... "Mailwasher"
     
  14. ntguru50

    ntguru50 Guest

    cool, thanks, seems like a cool program, I'll have to check it out...niiiice pic of Brittany Daniels btw in your sigs
     
  15. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    :p