Netscape mailer problems
|From:||Daniel J. O'Neil <oneild@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 23, 1998, 6:59|
Sally Caves wrote:
> real culprits are mailers like the one Diana uses (pace Diana!) whereit
> doesn't generate hard carriage returns. Everything I get from Diana
> that isn't on one of her "better" machines, comes out as one long line
> that I have to arrow over to read. Please fix that, Diana!!! Or be
> aware of which machine you're on and make compensations! ;-)
> I value what you say and it makes me dizzy and nauseous to have
> to read a moving line like that.
Since you're using Netscape mail, go to the "View" menu and choose "Wrap
Long Lines." That should solve the above-mentioned problem.
I don't recommend you generate hard carriage returns except at the
beginning and end of paragraphs. That way the message can wrap to the
width of the reader's window. You can customize your display font face
and size under Edit>Preferences in the "Appearance: Fonts" category.
Also, you can sort your mail by sender, subject, or date. All you need
to do is click on the appropriate column heading above the list of
I hope this helps you with your mail problems. I've been using Netscape
mail for two years now and have been very happy with it.
Daniel J. O'Neil
M.S. Technical Communication
Instructor, Writing to the World Wide Web
Developer, Academy of Electronic Media
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute