Thunderbird Mail Experience

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at
Wed May 15 17:40:49 UTC 2013

On 2013-05-15 19:33, Aere Greenway wrote:
> On 05/15/2013 11:28 AM, Aere Greenway wrote:
>> On 05/15/2013 11:19 AM, Aere Greenway wrote:
>>> The only problem I have observed, is what appears in the indented
>>> line below.  In that line, I selected the word "bold" and changed it
>>> to bold emphasis, and it appeared that way (in bold) to me in the
>>> e-mail I sent.  Here is the line:
>>>     This line has a single word in *bold* emphasis (or at least, it
>>> should have).
>>> To avoid that problem, I simply avoid using different emphasis (which
>>> you can't do in plain text anyway).
>> John, and all:
>> It appears that they have fixed the font problem I have seen in the
>> past (in Lubuntu 12.10).
>> If you view e-mails in HTML, you will see the word in *bold* above
>> (and to the left).
>> When the problem was there, you would see something like /bold/ instead.
> All:
> Apparently the problem is still there.  It looks like the formatting
> problems only appear in the prior e-mail text, and above, the character
> "*" appears, rather then the "/" I have seen before.
I use plain text in T-bird, but once in a while I emphasize with
asterisks: *emphasis*

This works as intended in plain text (for me), But asterisks should not
be shown in HTML, if asterisks have never been used in the first place.

Best regards

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