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Please help, I am trying to figure this out....

One of my users are getting >'s added to their emails like this

>Hello
>How are you
>Blah Blah Blah
>ECt.

Every line gets the > put before it, and I cannot find how to remove these, I cannot find it on google, nor can I find it by digging through outlook

It happens during new emails, replies, and forwards.

He is using Outlook 2003 Basic Version.

Thanks for the help all :respect: :respect:
 

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any ideas at all to try would be really appreciated!!!!
 

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ok, Im coming up with nothing - fast. There has to be some option to turn off, or something. Please, any ideas would be great!
 

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either this is a really tough one, or nobody is reading this thread......

Anyone been in here??
 

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well... i've seen that when you reply to someone. it does the > to signify that that was the original message and the message before it and so on. i dont know what or where to turn it off though.
 

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i just thought of somthing....

are you viewing emails in text or html? try changing it to html and see if that makes a difference.
ahh very good idea! Thanks!

I will try that and post my results.

I had thought that was a thing that happened with forwarding emails, but it seems to do it to all of the emails. Im not at this computer, its at a remote office, so Im trying to fix this over the phone:banghead:
 

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i just thought of somthing....

are you viewing emails in text or html? try changing it to html and see if that makes a difference.
Fit you hit it on the head! I just got an email from the user and it is working perfect now!

You da Man!
 
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You can also get copy+paste tools (and plugins) to remove that sort of stuff. Very useful. Remove ">"s, or remove RTF format encoding, or remove certain words or characters.
 

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You can also get copy+paste tools (and plugins) to remove that sort of stuff. Very useful. Remove ">"s, or remove RTF format encoding, or remove certain words or characters.
Yeah I could, but I would have to teach how to use it to very inexperienced users. We wanted to actually solve the root of the problem, and FIT came through!
 
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Quite true! Solutions for us are often different from solutions for supported (non techie) users.
 

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Quite true! Solutions for us are often different from solutions for supported (non techie) users.
yep exactly, If that happened to me I would find a way around it, try to fix it, or when all else fails, reinstall the program, for people that are inexperienced, I normally try and make it as easy as possible for them.

The user that I fixed was very pleased with the response I got here, enough so that I think he might be making a personal login here so he can learn from the vast amounts of knowledge on here.