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Topic # 30367 5-Feb-2009 16:11
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I notice when I format emails to be sent to anyone using Gmail or Gmail Hosted Apps, that Gmail doesn't render any of the email properly, when compared with Outlook, Thunderbird etc.

Is there anyway to get Gmail to?

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  Reply # 194310 5-Feb-2009 16:21
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Is there anyway to get Gmail to?


Get Gmail drunk and seduce it?

Gmail + CSS = Cry




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  Reply # 194627 7-Feb-2009 12:55
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RedJungle: Get Gmail drunk and seduce it?


Good idea!

I can see why they don't allow it - it would break the formatting of their webmail, but surely, there must be some way around this.

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  Reply # 194631 7-Feb-2009 13:11
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Put on some grunge and pretend it's 1995 when you're creating the html

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i havnt experienced this problem actually , anyway Gmail has many many features which i cannot give out for just the looking of sent/posted emails :P

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  Reply # 196422 17-Feb-2009 23:21
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Campaign Monitor has an extremely helpful table of what clients support what:
http://www.campaignmonitor.com/css/



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  Reply # 199508 5-Mar-2009 21:36
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macrogeek: i havnt experienced this problem actually , anyway Gmail has many many features which i cannot give out for just the looking of sent/posted emails :P


Agreed completely - the search and filters have saved me so much time.

Anyway I've answered my own question - inline CSS.  GMail renders this properly.  And I have TradeMe's completed auction emails to thank.

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Reply # 199509 5-Mar-2009 21:38
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oh lol.. sorry nate - that was the suggestion I was making with the link I posted earlier Tongue out too subtle?

It kinda makes sense not to support external CSS when you're primary interface is web-based - easy to screw with peoples layout.




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  Reply # 199530 5-Mar-2009 22:43
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RedJungle: oh lol.. sorry nate - that was the suggestion I was making with the link I posted earlier Tongue out too subtle?


I see that now Cool

It took me a handful of looks at an email from TradeMe before I noticed that their emails format fine, and a look at the view source confirms inline css.

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