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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by 24giovanni, Feb 1, 2005.

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  1. 24giovanni

    24giovanni Banned Thread Starter

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    I use microsoft outlook 2000 as my mail client. The format appears to look fine when I send it but when someone replies back to me my format looks like the following:

    Joan,

    I tried calling you earlier but there was no answer. Can you please
    e-mail
    me the offer, the days/hours that I would be working. Did you happen to
    ask
    Paul Johnson about the administrator position? If you did, what
    did
    he say? I'm on my way out until late tonight so I'll get back to you as
    soon
    as I can.

    What causes this and what do I need to do to solve this? I appreciate any help.
     
  2. Bob Cerelli

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    I thought that was more a function of the size of each person's e-mail window that was used when the e-mail was created.
     
  3. 24giovanni

    24giovanni Banned Thread Starter

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    Are you trying to say if the window wasn't fully open when they reply it would end up like that?
     
  4. Bob Cerelli

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    That's usually the first place I see this type of thing happening. You are kind of seeing where their computer word wrapped the text due to a small window when the e-mail was created.
     
  5. 24giovanni

    24giovanni Banned Thread Starter

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    It makes sense but I assume you're not positive that is the problem? Could it be that it's a formatting issue on the part of the sender. Are they using HTML? Are they entering hard returns at the end of sentences?
     
  6. Bob Cerelli

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    One thing I've learned over the years with computers, is that until you know something has actually solved the problem, you are not sure it is the solution. You can suggest the mostly likely solution, or what has worked in the past. But until you see the results, you can't be positive.
     
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    24giovanni Banned Thread Starter

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    Bob, please see my last post as a possible cause as well. What do you think?
     
  8. Bob Cerelli

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    I would think that most people are not breaking up sentences like:

    I tried calling you earlier but there was no answer. Can you please
    e-mail

    With a hard return after the word "please" to cause a word wrap at the wrong location.
     
  9. 24giovanni

    24giovanni Banned Thread Starter

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    I guess i'll assume the problem is on the other person's end then
     
  10. Bob Cerelli

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    It's an easy enough thing to test.
     
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