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I re3cently purchased a G4 powerbook to replace my thinkpad, and I am in the process of using a MAC now. I am setting up my MAIL preferences. I cannot seem to get a HTML signature to work. I used to use outlook, and I could paste the html through WORD. I do have MS office insalled, do I need to do something similar?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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tv-ma IS using Mac's Mail program, witeshark. Read more carefully.

As for your question, I don't believe Mail supports HTML signatures. They're considered an annoyance in the Unix world, and Mac OS X is just a fancy Unix, so it kinda makes sense. If you absolutely need HTML signatures, you may have to resort to using Entourage (the Mac equivalent of Outlook, only functional).
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Thanks for your posts, I do not want to use the "Entourage" so I will jsut stick with a nice normal sig and continue using MAIL. Yeah, that is why I went ot MAC, I was using office through a crossover plugin on Linux before..I know.. that sounds retarded, but Evolution wasn't robust enough for some of my tasks...So Far I am loving my powerbook, .....
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