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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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Is there a FOSS macro somewhere that will convert tabs to the spaces up to the next tab mark?

Would like to ensure text documents don't get mangled by badly behaving email clients on smart phones that mangle tabs, so would want to convert tabs to the number of spaces up to the next tab mark in ...
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Change spell check language in the Windows 10 mail app for whole email

I have an issue with Windows 10 Mail app, with changing the language for spell check. My system is set up in German, so this is the default setting when writing mails. But every now and then, I have ...
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Mail encryption on Windows RT

Is it somehow possible to use mail encryption preferably via GPG on Windows RT? Since on a Windows RT Surface tablet you only have access to Windows Mail as an app in the store, there is no fancy ...
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Windows 10 - Cannot login to any mail client

I recently upgraded to windows 10 in my laptop. All has been smooth. But i cannot login to mail, store or calendar using mail accounts. What happens is, Start/mail/add account/ then the "choose an ...
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Alpine - sync sent mail

My mail client can sync sent mail, independent of method used to send email (iphone, mail client, browser). But I'm finding that Alpine is only saving my sent mail that is sent using Alpine. How do I ...
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How to automatically move mail from POP account to IMAP account using mutt

I have two mailboxes, one that is accessible exclusively via POP3 (user@pop.com) & a second one that supports IMAP (user@imap.com). The SMTP server that belongs to the IMAP account can send mail ...
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Set default font for received and unstyled HTML messages in Outlook

Many mail programs (Thunderbird, for instance) and mailing lists send HTML mail without additional CSS or inline styles, leaving it to the mail client to decide what font to choose. In Outlook 2010 ...
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Bizarre IMAP issue with Outlook 2013

Have a client that is using Outlook 2013 with a GoDaddy hosted IMAP email account. This was recently setup and they created a number of new folders by right clicking on the left side near Inbox and ...
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Sending multipart/alternative with mutt

I'd like the option for certain emails and/or recipients to have a script run before sending (whether automatically or by pressing a keybinding) which takes my text/plain, runs a script over it, and ...
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Send HTML email in Outlook 2016

I have created a HTML page with modified from a template I got.... I want to send as a HTML based newsletter in Outlook 2016. However the guides I see as "insert as text" do not apply to Outlook 2016 ...
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Is there a way to delay the Outlook “new email” Desktop Alert notification?

One of our users has Desktop Notifications enabled in Outlook 2010 so that she sees a popup alert in the lower-right corner of her screen whenever a new email comes in: This user gets a lot of Spam, ...
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E-mail Hyperlinks in Word 2010

I was wondering if there's a way to create a hyperlink in a Word 2010 document that opens an e-mail message and then writes the recipient in the 'To' box but also attaches this document to the e-mail ...
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Group by discussion without tree in Thunderbird

Is it possible to group messages by discussion (with keep sorting by date) without tree? In other words: limit discussion tree by 2 (1 level - top message, 2 level - all other messages in selected ...
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How do I start Modern UI apps (calendar and mail) minimized when Windows 10 starts?

When I log onto Windows 10 I would like both the Calendar and Mail applications to start minimized. I can make them start automatically by: Clicking on the Windows icon Clicking on "All apps" ...
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Auto sync Windows 10 Mail app

I have a problem with Mail app on a Windows 10 system (updated from Windows 8). The sync settings just don't work on any email accounts and (of course) in the calendar app. I can open mail app up and ...
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How to link Office365 work/student email to Windows 10 Mail app

I find using Windows 10 Mail app really helpful because I am easily notified with the incoming e-mails to my four e-mail accounts. I have a problem though. My Office365 student account (myMapua) isn'...
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Outlook 2013: add contact from mail but all fields remain empty

I've got a Windows 10 machine with Office 2013. When I open an e-mail, click one of the contacts in an address field and choose 'add to contacts' this opens the new contact card but leaves all fields ...
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Cannot consistently drag and drop .msg files into Outlook 2010

I have a large set of .msg files created by another user, which I need to import into my Outlook. The majority load normally. Some (around 5%) fail with the message: Cannot copy the items. Cannot ...
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Problems with postfix and sending mails

I have ran into problems while configuring my postfix for my CENTOS machine. Note:The mailserver itself should be localhost only and only be able to send mail internally. the following shows up when ...
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How do I get Outlook to compose new emails from the default account and not ignore the actual default setting on a Mac (Office 365)?

I run Office 365 on a Mac (Yosemite) I have two accounts in Outlook. I have set a default account. However, each time I compose a message, it overrides my default account and opts for whatever account ...
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Outlook won't receive certain forwarded emails

The business that I work for has a website with an order form that, when submitted, sends the order information to the primary email (an address with the ISP, run through outlook) and a backup email (...
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Emacs Rmail Gmail - No Mail

I am trying to setup Rmail to read my Gmail account. I have tried following the instructions on emacswiki: (setenv "MAILHOST" "pop3server") (setq rmail-primary-inbox-list '("po:username") ...
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automatically move email from inbox to folder after certain time

I have over 50 rules which automatically move incoming email (in both gmail and hotmail) when they arrive into folders. But the problem I have found is now I have to go through each folder to see if ...
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Add custom SpamAssassin rules to e-mail header

Is there a way to configure SpamAssassin to show any custom rules that an e-mail matches in the incoming headers, as the built-in rules do? For example, I have the following: Content analysis ...
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mail rejected with error 421 connection rate limit exceeded

I am running debian jessie with sendmail 8.14.4. I do not find where is the setting to disable the mails to be rejected for a certain host and i get periodically this message: May 28 16:20:30 mx6 sm-...
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EAS sync in OS X?

I am using an email provider (Zoho currently, but the problem seems to apply to multiple provider) that only supports EAS (Exchange ActiveSync) for proper sync (IMAP supports mail only, no contacts ...
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Why can I see a bcc recipient in a received e-mail?

I'm quite confused about this. I received an email today where the bcc recipient is visible: Header: Return-Path: xxxxxxx Received: from xxxx ([xxxx]) by xxxxx (xxxx) with ESMTPS (Nemesis) id ...
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Sort mails by 3 criteria on Thunderbird

I would like to sort my mails by 3 criteria, on this order : Date (new mails up the list) Read state (unread messages upper) "Starred" (starred messages at the uppest) But it seems that it is ...
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How to set up a sendmail relay using HP-UX 11.x

I need to setup and HP-UX 11.23 system as a mail relay to collect mail from other internal HP-UX servers and relay them to the MS Excahnge operated smtp relay for delivering internet bound mail to the ...
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Can't mark emails as Not Junk in Outlook 2013

When I try to mark an email as Not Junk in Outlook 2013, I typically get a dialog that says The operation cannot be performed because the message has been changed. This happens about 90% of the time. ...
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Reverse the email numbering in mutt

How can I reverse the email numbering in mutt? I prefer to have the latest email in the bottom row, which can be achieved by the following settings set sort=threads set sort_aux=last-date-received ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail (Mail.app), but it is extremely slow, with occasional ...
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Is there a way to have Windows Snipping Tool append Outlook's signature to emailed snips automatically?

I've recently deployed a logon script in our company to standardize signatures in MS Outlook. Someone has brought an interesting issue to my attention. When using the Snipping Tool to directly email a ...
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Changing text and background colors only for plain text emails in Thunderbird

I managed to tune Thunderbird to darker scheme for everything except the messages, so it looks like this I tried changing colors for messages in Options - Display - Colour, but regardless of Allow ...
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Able to receive, but not send email over SMTP from VPS. I don't think I'm being blacklisted

The error I get is "421 Downstream server error" or something similar. Up until a few days ago I could send mail without any trouble. I've searched around, and most other people with this problem end ...
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How can I set Thunderbird to use “Reader's default colors (Don't set colors in page)” by default?

Personally my color preference for email messages (and most other windows) is a dark background with a light foreground, but others may like/need different color settings. I can format the messages I ...
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How to check if one email is 100% contained in another?

How can you delete emails that are 100% embodied in another email efficiently? I want to avoid reading each email individually to check manually. I use MS Outlook 2013. For example, let's say that in ...
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Search folders in Outlook 2013 not updating on start

I reorganized my email and added 3 more .pst data files (removing a few more older ones). The problem is that the only Search Folders updating on start are only the main inbox ones (the only data file ...
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How to prevent Outlook from sending header with IP address and hostname

Right now Outlook 2013 is sending each message with a header containing hostname, internal IP and external IP. How can this be stopped? This must take place on a local level because the computer is ...
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Using the thunderbird command-line, how can I open a specific email by message-id?

Thunderbird 24.2.0 has a -mail command-line parameter, with which a specific mail can be opened from the command line: $ thunderbird --help -mail <URL> Open the message specified by this ...
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How to forward an e-mail and add the original sender to Reply-To?

When forwarding an e-mail how to configure e-mail clients to put the address of the original e-mail sender (From:) to the Reply-To: (or different) header? I am looking mainly for a solution for ...
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How to automatically get mail from work Exchange server into Gmail

My work recently turned off forwarding of email coming in to our work addresses (grrr) but I am addicted to the gmail user interface and to my collection of all my mails in gmail. Can anyone suggest ...
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Thunderbird formatting emails with odd tabs upon sending / saving as drafts

We use Thunderbird as the desktop mail client on a couple of machines, the actual emails server is gmail (Google apps for business) we connect via imap. The problem we are having is sometimes when ...
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Can I reconfigure postgrey to keep mail instead of rejecting it?

I have postgrey on my mailserver and it works really well. I actually suspect it works a little too well in that there are quite a lot of faulty mailservers out there that don't bother retrying. ...
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Filtering Outlook conversations started by a particular user

How can I setup Outlook 2010 to automatically filter all conversations started by a particular user and move them to another folder? Example: X sends emails to me and other people. Some of us respond ...
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How can I attach multiple PDF files to a single email directly from a PDF viewer?

We use an indexing program (an add-in to our business software) that selects PDFs for viewing from among over 60,000 documents. It's not easy for end users to figure out where each opened PDF is ...
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Dummies guide to mailutils

As a prelude to learning more about postfix and dovecot (as a pure hobbyist) I'm trying to understand the mailutils package. I'm using Davmail so I have the server set up at localhost and my mailutils....
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Options for sending an image email footer

We have our email footers as follows - Regards John Doe Acme Co. -acme co img logo- What i was wandering is whats the best way to get the logo into the footer, most email clients support html, ...
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Exim4 only sending to certain email addresses

I've recently set up a development server at my job to test out certain features. I am setting up exim4 to be the MTA for the server. However, when I test and send emails to my account on the server, ...