plain text in Thunderbird

Errol Sapir errol at
Thu Apr 26 16:07:21 UTC 2012

On 04/26/2012 12:15 PM, Alvin wrote:
> On Thursday 26 April 2012 10:55:27 Errol Sapir wrote:
>>   Hi Alvin
>>   Sorry for the top posting. As for the HTML I can't understand what's going
>> on.  I get the message as I sent it, without the HTML settings. Errol
> I'll start a new thread for this, as it's essentially another question.
> I see you're using Thunderbird. There are several settings:
> - Tools>  Account Settings>  /your-account/>  Composition&  Addressing
>    Uncheck 'Compose messages in HTML format'.
> - Tools>  Options>  Composition>  General>  Send Options
>    Text Format: Convert the message to plain text
>    Plain Text Domains: Add ''
> When using plain text (as you should always do - HTML should be the exception
> here) using a fixed with font will make it easy to create small tables without
> resorting to HTML. (In KMail: View>  Use fixed font<X>)
> Thunderbird&  KMail can also view *bold*, /italic/ and _underline_ in plain
> text[1].
> While checking your mail client, I see that you have to check your mail server
> too. It's listed in a few blacklists.
> [1]
Alin, thanks for your explanation. I have changed the settings and hope 
things are now sent in plain text.
My settings were under the edit> title and not tools. Maybe because my 
Thunderbird is 11.0.1?
As for the checking of mail server, that is a must with my provider.

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