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Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 316
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I absolutely agree that organisation of text...

I absolutely agree that organisation of text helps. But, for example, a bulleted list doesn't need fancy fonts - you can use dashes or 'o' or '*' as bullets, and things like /highlighting some...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Dec 2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 316
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Why on earth would anyone ever consider starting...

Why on earth would anyone ever consider starting a word-processor just to edit text?

(Of course I know the answer - it's because of how people are taught about Word etc at school.)

I quite often...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Nov 2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,992
Posted By JeremyNicoll
But files only arrive in the files section if you...

But files only arrive in the files section if you put them there, so probably Fastmail expect you to have a your own searchable backup copies elsewhere.

Emails on the other hand arrive all the time...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Nov 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,279
Posted By JeremyNicoll
If you're not forwarding, surely "upstream...

If you're not forwarding, surely "upstream headers" are just normal mail headers?

And, yes, of course those are useful, showing the route emails took to get to you, and whose systems they passed...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 30 Oct 2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,816
Posted By JeremyNicoll
In every email system I've used, new mails,...

In every email system I've used, new mails, whichever folder they are placed in (by default or because of filtering rules) are shown in the list-of-mails in a different colour or in bold, and the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Oct 2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,755
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I don't know. But quite a lot of us try very...

I don't know. But quite a lot of us try very hard never to expose our login names, never ever using it as a real email address, so if it turns out that you can nominate a specific alias for a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Oct 2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,883
Posted By JeremyNicoll
This requires you to write two rules. The rule...

This requires you to write two rules.

The rule that's most important to you needs to be higher in the list of rules than the other rules, so that emails that satisfy that condition are handled...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Oct 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,737
Posted By JeremyNicoll
A few months ago ... end of 2016? What? Snooze...

A few months ago ... end of 2016? What?

Snooze has been available for a while - look carefully at the buttons in the header: Archive, Delete, SNOOZE, Move-To, More.

Delayed Send - not present as...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Oct 2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,005
Posted By JeremyNicoll
You need to raise this with Fastmail as a support...

You need to raise this with Fastmail as a support ticket.

People here are just users, and there's little chance that anyone from FM will read your question here.
Forum: Email Help Needed! 25 Sep 2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Which browser? Does it happen if you try other...

Which browser?

Does it happen if you try other browsers?

Are you in the habit of clearing browser cookies, cache etc regularly, or hardly ever? Does clearing those help?

Does your browser run...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Sep 2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,000
Posted By JeremyNicoll
It's great that Undo worked, but deeply...

It's great that Undo worked, but deeply disturbing that the draft vanished in the first place. Have you asked FM how that could happen?

Do you think that the draft hadn't yet been auto-saved, but...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Aug 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,803
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Couple of years? FOUR years later, there's...

Couple of years?

FOUR years later, there's rarely any FM staff here. You'll have to raise a support ticket. Let us know if FM are helpful.
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Aug 2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,887
Posted By JeremyNicoll
As a user who generally only reads emails in...

As a user who generally only reads emails in plain text, I can't tell you how annoyed I'd be if someone sent me a plain text email with a signature full of html.

Even on the rare occasions when I do...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Jul 2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,783
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Are you viewing any of these emails from another...

Are you viewing any of these emails from another device?

Are you certain that you don't have filter rules defined that are processing them?
Forum: Email Help Needed! 30 Jun 2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Surely the Fastmail forum would be a better place...

Surely the Fastmail forum would be a better place to ask?
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Jun 2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,065
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Maybe an earlier rule is processing them? Try...

Maybe an earlier rule is processing them?

Try temporarily changing the rule(s) that you think are processing these mails and have it instead move the mails to a specific folder, invented just for...
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Jun 2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I finally got a response to this (apart from the...

I finally got a response to this (apart from the first-level one forwarding it to someone else). It was:


Negated conditions can be very dangerous with discard rules, and usually, regular users do...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jun 2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By JeremyNicoll
New rules - limited set of conditions

Using the old-fashioned "no-preview" rules dialogs.

Suppose you choose to define a rule on "Subject". Conditions are:
is exactly
contains
begins with
ends with
matches glob pattern
...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jun 2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,210
Posted By JeremyNicoll
New rules - import and export

There are "Export" and "Import" buttons near the top of the main Filters & Rules page, on the same line as the "+ Create Rule" button.

There is no information in FM's help pages about these.

Export...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jun 2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I assume the "From" test looks at the whole of...

I assume the "From" test looks at the whole of the From: header, but "From name" allows you to look at only the name part of the header, and "From address" only the [email protected] part. So if an email...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 18 Jun 2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,052
Posted By JeremyNicoll
So far, you've talked about "all my email...

So far, you've talked about "all my email account", Yahoo, simply.com and not explained what services you actually have at each place.

You talk about "addons" getting infected.

Although I see...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Jun 2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,548
Posted By JeremyNicoll
No-one here can answer that. You need to ask FM.

No-one here can answer that. You need to ask FM.
Forum: The Technical Zone... 12 Jun 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,052
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Your subject: "email on my domain vv other...

Your subject: "email on my domain vv other providers" is a little confusing. Do you mean that "your domain" is somehow tied to a specific provider? If the domain really does belong to you, then it...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Jun 2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,495
Posted By JeremyNicoll
So why Delaware law?

So why Delaware law?
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Jun 2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,495
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Well I wouldn't consider using the service unless...

Well I wouldn't consider using the service unless I knew that someone else did know all the passwords, system architecture and so on. I saw nothing on their website saying they do have technical...
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