Re: subscribe

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From:"Cheryl S. Rehfeld" <> (by way of histonet)
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I see this message repeatedly on the histonet and I think the histonet
should try to help people attempting to subscribe by giving them the
following information.  The problem lies in their own system.  I had this
problem myself and it seems to be in systems with windows 98 and higher.  To
fix the attachment dilemma do the following.  Click on Tools on the toolbar,
then click on Options, then select the Send tab.  Then select to send
messages in plain text.

The default is in html format which puts all messages in attachment format
but the user doesn't know their mail is going out in this manner.  It would
end the frustration of users trying to subscribe since their response is
"But I'm not sending any attachments."  But of course this goes out in an

Cheryl Rehfeld

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Date: Monday, November 01, 1999 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: subscribe

>    A friend of mine has been trying to subscribe to the newsgroup but
>getting messages that say that she's sending attachments or something along
>those lines.  I volunteered to try to subscribe and see if it worked, which
>it did.  Is there some way that you can add her to your subscribe list
>without her sending you an email from her address that says subscribe
>she has the "attachment" problem and can't seem to get through).  Her email
>address  I know that she will be oh-so-happy if
>could add her.  Please let me know so I can unsubscribe myself and stop
>forwarding all the postings to her.
>            Thanks for you help, Marion Lenderking

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