Formatting Mail Messages

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  1. kspector

    kspector iPF Novice

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    Is there a way to format the text in mail messages?
    This would be very helpful when sending or replying to messages when you want to emphasize something
     
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    Tim SPRACKLEN iPad Legend

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    There is good news and bad news. The bad news first..there is no way within the iPad's native Mail app to format mail - so you can't change font, underline, bold etc.

    Now the good news - the iPad's native Mail app can display HTML formatted mail. So, if you prepare your message using one of the many HTML-editor apps and then copy and paste it into the message area when you want to send a mail it will be formatted accordingly. It's a bit of a workaround, for sure, but it does enable you to send formatted mail (including embedded images, fonts, font styles etc) from a mail sent with the iPad's native Mail app.

    Tim
     
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    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I've not tried it but have you looked at the markdownmail app?

    The Archangel
     
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    Essay is another app that will let you format text to some degree, then email it.

    Best news, the iOS 5 update is supposed to support rtf formatting in the Mail app. This will give you all the more common formatting options.

    I don't think I've ever been in this big a hurry for Summer to be over. :D
     

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