Unreadable email on mac mail with osx.

Posted on 2007-10-03
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
Mac Mail with OSX.

When emails are open, their are some different unreadable characters in the return address and the subject line.  Sometimes even in the body of the email letter.  The rest of it seems ok.    Only on Mac Mail.

I suspect a font problem some where, but do not know where to look.

Question by:Georgeidp
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    Accepted Solution

    Were the emails sent from OSX or Windows users?

    Click on one of these problem emails

    In the message menu .. look at Text Encoding .. try Automatic or the different encoding types to see do they resolve the problem

    Author Comment

    messages were sent osx and windows users.  where is the text encoding.

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    Expert Comment

    On OSX Mail .. in the top toolbar MESSAGE Menu .. the last item is called TExt Encoding .. you'll see the options in there.

    Author Comment


    Did that with the toolbar and the problem still exist.  These non readable characters still appear.

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