Mail help...

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by BigJohno, May 10, 2007.

  1. BigJohno macrumors 65816

    Jan 1, 2007
    San Francisco
    HEy is there any way to use HTML format in mail. All there is is rich text and plain text. like is there some extra feature I can download?

  2. Mr.Texor macrumors regular

    Apr 20, 2007
    I'm pretty sure, tho I can be wrong, that rich text is html.
  3. MisterMe macrumors G4


    Jul 17, 2002
    Except for the fact that both are streams of plain text, HTML and RTF have nothing to do with each other. If you open an example of each in a plain text editor, then you will easily see the differences. Rich text is highly coded and is generally indecipherable by human beings. It contains no hyperlinks. HTML is plain text with a few tags to handle formatting and hyperlinks. It is generally readable by most human beings.

    Mail allows you to send and receive HTML mail, but it does not include the tools to create it. This will change with MacOS X 10.5. For now, you must create your HTML message using an external HTML editor and and then paste it into Mail.
  4. MacKitten macrumors newbie

    May 31, 2006
    had a look at breif look at 10.5, and the new mail... according to our techie... does fix this problem

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