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I received a e-mail,but the text was blue.Every time I send or receive it's always black.How can I produce these results,such as sending e-mails with the text in another color.
Thanks,
Tom
OS 2K pro
outlook express 6

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tools/options

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In the Read tab, at the bottom is a button for Fonts...you can change the font size, style, and color there. Then make sure in the Send tab, you have it set to send in the same format as how you received THEIR mail....that way when you click "reply to author", it will be HTML instead of plain text since that's what most people are using when they send to you.

There is also a tab for Signature where you can type in your own name, use a graphic with it, etc. and it will automatically show up for each email you go to send.

There is also a Stationery tab if you want to use a background stationery that either you create, use one that comes with OE, download more from MS, or even download others from the net.....many people make their stationery available for free.

TONI

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Tom, in the "New Message" window

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Note the large "A" just above the message area. That is where fonts and colors are changed. Grin

Good luck!

Glenn

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outlook express

In reply to: Tom, in the "New Message" window

I do not see a read tab or a large A
Tom

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Outlook express

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I found the read tab,click on the font button and there is no option for color.

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Re: Tom, in the "New Message" window

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I am using OE6 and in the toolbar just immediately above area for writing the message is where I find it. Do this... start to write a message or at least click in the message area then move the mouse pointer over the "A" immediately above. It should say "Font Color". If not found, there must be some problem with your version.

Glenn

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Make sure that

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you don't have a setting somewhere that says you are to send and receive all mail in TEXT format instead of HTML.

Also....in the toolbar of New Message window, click and click View and make sure that Format bar is checked. Now go to Format in the toolbar and put a checkmark in HTML instead of TEXT. Now the colored A should show up that lets you change the color of your text as well.

TONI

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outlook express

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Done deal,It works just fine.If I send a resume is this way ok since it is not plain text?
I appreciate the help,
Tom

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Unless the company

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specifically says that it can't accept HTML documents, or HTML email, I don't think it will be a problem. I've sent resumes both ways depending on the wording of the ad in the paper. You are better off to not send a resume with graphics in it though because some email programs are set to see graphics as an attachment and will reject them.

Will you be sending the resume as an attachment to the email itself since it's been saved as a separate file or do you plan to copy and paste the whole thing into the message area? That's something else you should consider since many companies restrict and reject getting any kind of attachments since they are so vulnerable to viruses, etc.

TONI

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outlook express

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I always send a cover letter and a resume attachment(MS word document).

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2 ways for colored font

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one way: Tools> Options> Compose> Compose Font>
Font Settings Mail:> Effects> from the drop-down menu select the color> click on OK in upper right. This returns you to the previous grey box - click OK at the bottom.

other way: click on Create Mail, then there should be the A to the right of the B I U, where you can click on the A or the little arrow beside it, for the drop-down menu where you select the colors.
(I know you already discovered this)

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(NT) (NT) Thanks,I appreciate everyones help

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