X-Newsreader: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.2180
| > I notice that some replies appear underneath the questions.
| > Others appear as a separate "RE:" listing.
| > How are each of this type of replies accomplished and which is the
| What program do you use?
| Alex - newbie_neander in woodworking
| not my site: http://www.e-sword.net /
The separate "RE:" ones show up individually because the post to which
they were "replied" is old/not on your machine.
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Or because it was originally posted with an "OT:" at the start of the
subject and someone followed-up using Outlook Express, which eats the
OT and replaces it with RE.
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bring something to kill"
"Message Threads", and your newsreader supporting same.
Note: you do NOT have to add "Re" to the subject line if you reply using the
newsreader you are posting with (Outlook Express).
You've already seen the answer to that, but also check the settings on
Outlook and set it to quote text with something like a ">" as seen
above. That makes it easy to see which text is quoted and which is
From other groups I have learned/ been told that you should properly reply
*at the bottom* of the original message. I personally find this to be
annoying, having to page past what I already know to get to the answer. As
far as when you post back, "Reply Group" sends the post back to the group
server and "Reply" will send your reply back to the person's personal
e-mail, if available. There is an option within 'Tools' -> 'Options' drop
downs (I think) which will place your cursor at the top or at the bottom of
the original post. Good luck.
It may be annoying for you to do it, but it makes it much easier for
the readers, especially those who did not see the article to which you
are replying, to establish the context of your remarks.
This especially helpful when a longish chain of refernced material
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