Font color on received messages


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Guest

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS
Message: The following email was received; the sender's text was virtually
invisible. I am including the entire HTML source for your analysis. I have
spent quite a bit of time trying to find out how to set a default font color
for received emails with no success. Here is the email:
-----------------
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>

<title></title>
</head>
<body bgcolor="#ffffff" text="#000000">
Don,<br>
The problem I was having with the SW ....<br>
<br>
Thanks for your help with this.<br>
<br>
Donald Ward wrote:
<blockquote cite="[email protected]@gmail.com"
type="cite">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; ">
<meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 12 (filtered medium)">
<style>
<!--
/* Font Definitions */
@font-face
{font-family:Helvetica;
panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4;}
@font-face
{font-family:Helvetica;
panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4;}
@font-face
{font-family:Verdana;
panose-1:2 11 6 4 3 5 4 4 2 4;}
/* Style Definitions */
p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal
{margin-top:0in;
margin-right:0in;
mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:0in;
font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";
color:#FFFFCC;
mso-believe-normal-left:yes;}
a:link, span.MsoHyperlink
{mso-style-priority:99;
color:blue;
text-decoration:underline;}
a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed
{mso-style-priority:99;
color:purple;
text-decoration:underline;}
p
{mso-style-priority:99;
mso-margin-top-alt:auto;
margin-right:0in;
mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:0in;
font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";}
span.EmailStyle17
{mso-style-type:personal-compose;
font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";
color:black;
font-weight:normal;
font-style:normal;
text-decoration:none none;}
..MsoChpDefault
{mso-style-type:export-only;}
@page Section1
{size:8.5in 11.0in;
margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in;}
div.Section1
{page:Section1;}
-->
</style>
<!--[if mso 9]-->
<style>
p.MsoNormal
{margin-left:18.75pt;}
</style><!--[endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1026" />
</xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapelayout v:ext="edit">
<o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1" />
</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]-->
<img src="cid:p[email protected]
v:src="mailbox:///C|/Documents%20and%20Settings/wbj/Application%20Data/Mozilla/Profiles/bp.jones/gyebemw0.slt/Mail/mail.verizon.net/Inbox?number=13589504&header=quotebody&part=1.2&filename=image001.gif"
v:shapes="_x0000_Mail" class="shape"
style="display: none; width: 0pt; height: 0pt;" height="0" width="0">
<div class="Section1">
<p><span
style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Verdana","sans-serif"; color:
black;">To...dialog.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
</div>
</blockquote>
<br>
<div class="moz-signature">-- <br>
<title>BJSigniture</title>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<meta name="author" content="Bill Jones">
<div align="center">
<hr size="2" width="100%">
<div class="q"><dt><i><big><big> The....
</big></big></i></dt>
</div>
<br>
<hr size="2" width="100%"></div>
</div>
</body>
</html>
<BR>

<P><FONT SIZE=2>No virus found in this incoming message.<BR>
Checked by AVG Free Edition.<BR>
Version: 7.5.467 / Virus Database: 269.8.0/817 - Release Date: 5/24/07
16:01<BR>
</FONT> </P>

<P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial"> </FONT> </P>
 
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Roady [MVP]

You cannot force a color on received HTML messages. A Workaround is to set
Outlook to read all mail in Plain Text and set your default Plain Text font
color.

--
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003


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Donald-Ward said:
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS
Message: The following email was received; the sender's text was virtually
invisible. I am including the entire HTML source for your analysis. I have
spent quite a bit of time trying to find out how to set a default font
color
for received emails with no success. Here is the email:
-----------------
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>

<title></title>
</head>
<body bgcolor="#ffffff" text="#000000">
Don,<br>
The problem I was having with the SW ....<br>
<br>
Thanks for your help with this.<br>
<br>
Donald Ward wrote:
<blockquote cite="[email protected]@gmail.com"
type="cite">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; ">
<meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 12 (filtered medium)">
<style>
<!--
/* Font Definitions */
@font-face
{font-family:Helvetica;
panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4;}
@font-face
{font-family:Helvetica;
panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4;}
@font-face
{font-family:Verdana;
panose-1:2 11 6 4 3 5 4 4 2 4;}
/* Style Definitions */
p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal
{margin-top:0in;
margin-right:0in;
mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:0in;
font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";
color:#FFFFCC;
mso-believe-normal-left:yes;}
a:link, span.MsoHyperlink
{mso-style-priority:99;
color:blue;
text-decoration:underline;}
a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed
{mso-style-priority:99;
color:purple;
text-decoration:underline;}
p
{mso-style-priority:99;
mso-margin-top-alt:auto;
margin-right:0in;
mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
margin-left:0in;
font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";}
span.EmailStyle17
{mso-style-type:personal-compose;
font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";
color:black;
font-weight:normal;
font-style:normal;
text-decoration:none none;}
.MsoChpDefault
{mso-style-type:export-only;}
@page Section1
{size:8.5in 11.0in;
margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in;}
div.Section1
{page:Section1;}
-->
</style>
<!--[if mso 9]-->
<style>
p.MsoNormal
{margin-left:18.75pt;}
</style><!--[endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1026" />
</xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapelayout v:ext="edit">
<o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1" />
</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]-->
<img src="cid:p[email protected]"
v:src="mailbox:///C|/Documents%20and%20Settings/wbj/Application%20Data/Mozilla/Profiles/bp.jones/gyebemw0.slt/Mail/mail.verizon.net/Inbox?number=13589504&header=quotebody&part=1.2&filename=image001.gif"
v:shapes="_x0000_Mail" class="shape"
style="display: none; width: 0pt; height: 0pt;" height="0" width="0">
<div class="Section1">
<p><span
style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Verdana","sans-serif"; color:
black;">To...dialog.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
</div>
</blockquote>
<br>
<div class="moz-signature">-- <br>
<title>BJSigniture</title>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<meta name="author" content="Bill Jones">
<div align="center">
<hr size="2" width="100%">
<div class="q"><dt><i><big><big> The....
</big></big></i></dt>
</div>
<br>
<hr size="2" width="100%"></div>
</div>
</body>
</html>
<BR>

<P><FONT SIZE=2>No virus found in this incoming message.<BR>
Checked by AVG Free Edition.<BR>
Version: 7.5.467 / Virus Database: 269.8.0/817 - Release Date: 5/24/07
16:01<BR>
</FONT> </P>

<P><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial"> </FONT> </P>
 

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