Go to the top and click on "tools" in the bar on top.
In that drop down menu that appears, click on "options" at the bottom
When a new box appears, select the "send" tab
Go down to "mail sending format", and select the box for "plain text".
Click on "plain text settings".
The box that appears has the setting you are looking for, to check or
On Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:07:25 -0600, Gordon Shumway
Please learn to connect the "OT:" in the header with the thought "I
think I'll just skip this message." Gordon.
It makes life easier.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air...
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot, it's that simple. Microsoft in its wisdom has deleted this
facility - many user of Windows Live Mail use a line (as above) to
differentiate between the original post and their reply.
When you get used to WLM, could you please change your settings to Plain
Text rather the HTML as it is a little more secure from viruses etc - not
much but its better than nothing. Also the text reads better.
You can't, unless you are willing to do it manually.
I personally prefer using a separate program for email and usenet.
Various reasons, including accidental emails being posted to usenet.
Download another program for usenet, would be my recommendation.
The system will be down for 10 days for preventive maintenance.
Is this what you're looking for?
This will indent > the entire message being replied to, but only in plain
In Windows Live Mail Version 2008
uncheck - Reply to messages using the format in which they were sent
then go down to - News Sending Format
then select - Plain Text
then set plain text settings
Plain Text Settings...
Indent the original text with '>' when replying or forwarding.
There was no option to "Indent the original text with '>' when replying or
forwarding" under the "Plain Text" button, but unchecking " Reply to
messages using the format in which they were sent" seem to do the trick.
Ahh. I missed the fact that he was in the 2011 version. I downloaded that,
and immediately went back to the old, while I still could.
I don't ever use the option for my computer to update windows automatically.
I select what to ignore, as I like.
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