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Re: Bottom Posting problem



On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 11:02 +0000, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
> > I am having a problem in bottom posting in replies to messages coming
> > from Windows machines. If I hit return at the bottom of the message I
> > get a line preceded by a < and I can't get rid of the <.
> >
> > I only noticed this recently so I don't know if this is a Vista problem
> > an Evolution problem or something else.
> >
> > Has anyone else noticed this and knows how to solve the problem?
> 
> Yes, I've had this, and not just from Windows users. IIRC it happens
> when someone sends a HTML-formatted mail without a plaintext
> alternative part. Evo treats the message (or each paragraph, I forget)
> as a single block and gets very uppity when you try to edit it. The
> solution (after yelling at the person who sent you the message of
> course) is to place the cursor to the right of the block and hit
> return. Evo will treat the block as a single line and give you a new
> line at the bottom.
> 
> poc
> 
That does not work for me. I get a new line starting with a '>'.
It does work with the usual Linux mail.
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