Thunderbird default email reply. Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 3.5.9

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 14:24:20 BST 2008


It has been years since I used thunderbird, but I recall a setting  
where mail composed with formatting was sent as HTML but those without  
were sent as plain text.

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Art Alexion
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as  
well.

On Sep 26, 2008, at 1:59 PM, Ignazio Palmisano <ignazio_io at yahoo.it>  
wrote:

> Art Alexion wrote:
>> On Friday 26 September 2008 1:40:46 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
>>> Most everyone I write emails to has HTML receiving capability.  Is  
>>> there
>>> a way to make HTML the default when writing an email.
>>>
>>> Each time I send, I have to click on the HTML option.  I would  
>>> prefer
>>> HTML then the ability to chose the other selections.
>>
>> It is best if you do not use HTML mail on technical mailing lists.   
>> You
>> probably shouldn't use it on any mailing list, but it will be  
>> tolerated
>> better on, say, a motorcycle list, than a Linux list.
>>
>
> True, many people on mailing lists will complain (maybe "most  
> everyone I
> write emails to" did not include this list :) ), but in TB it's  
> possible
> to set which recipients will only accept plain text. To configure this
> stuff:
> TB -> preferences -> composition -> general -> send options
> and there you see which domains accept (i.e. TB will send in a  
> specific
> format) which format. I can't find a setting for having html as  
> default
> format, however.
> HTH,
> I.
>
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