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HTML Signature indent issue

Posted on 2007-11-29
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I am instigating company wide HTML based signatures. My problem is the signature does not align left when the reply or forward function is used. The HTML code is basically a table within a table to control the text alignment, the table alignment is set to left. Outlook is configured not to use indentation on forwards and replies. The signature was created with Adobe Go Live. If anyone can shed some light on where my code may be going wrong it would be appreciated.

Kate.
<html><head><title>My Company</title>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
    </head>
    <body leftmargin="0" topmargin="0">
      <table align="left" width="300%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
        <tr>
          <td>
            <table width="235" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" height="460">
              <tr height="70">
                <td valign="top" width="228" height="70">
                  <table width="223" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="left">
                    <tr>
                      <td><font size="3" face="Arial Narrow">Kind Regards,</font>
                      </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                      <td></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                      <td><font size="3" face="Arial Narrow">Staff Member</font></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                      <td></td>
                    </tr>
                  </table>
                </td>
              </tr>
              <tr height="100">
                <td align="left" valign="top" width="228" height="100"><img src="file:///I:/Internal/Administration/E-Mail%20Signature/image002.png" alt="My Company Logo" height="94" width="122" align="top"></td>
                </tr>
                <tr>
                  <td width="228">
                    <table width="135" border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="0">
                      <tr>
                        <td><b><font color="#80786F" face="Arial Narrow">ACCOUNTANTS &amp;  ADVISORS</font></b></td>
                      </tr>
                      <tr>
                        <td><font size="2" color="#80786F" face="Arial Narrow">Level 1, 58 Burwood Road</font></td>
                      </tr>
                      <tr>
                        <td><font size="2" color="#80786F" face="Arial Narrow">HAWTHORN&nbsp; VIC&nbsp; 3122</font></td>
                      </tr>
                      <tr>
                        <td><font size="2" color="#80786F" face="Arial Narrow">p + 000 000 000</font></td>
                      </tr>
                      <tr>
                        <td><font size="2" color="#80786F" face="Arial Narrow">f&nbsp; + 000 000 000</font></td>
                      </tr>
                    </table>
                    <p align="left" class="homeContent"><font size="2" color="#80786F" face="Arial Narrow"></font></p
                      <p><b><i><font face="Arial Narrow">Proud sponsors of</font></i></b></p>
 
                    </td>
                  </tr>
                  <tr>
                    <td width="228"><img src="file:///I:/Internal/Administration/E-Mail%20Signature/We%20care.JPG" height="60" width="122" v:shapes="_x0000_i1025"></td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                      <td width="228">
                        <p><a href="http://www.wecareinternational.com.au/"><font size="2" face="Arial Narrow">  http://www.wecareinternational.com.au/</font></a></p>
 
                      </td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                      <td width="228"><font size="6" face="Webdings" color="green">P </font></td>
                    </tr>
                  </table>
                  <div align="left">
                  <font size="2" color="green" face="Arial Narrow">Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail</font></div>
                </td>
              </tr>
              <tr>
                <td>
                  <table width="718" border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="0">
                    <tr>
                      <td>
                        <p><font size="2" face="Arial Narrow">DISCLAIMER:</font></p>
 
                        <p><font size="1" face="Arial Narrow">The information in this email is confidential and should be read only by the individual named. If you are not an authorised recipient of this e-mail, you should not read, print, re-transmit, store or act in reliance on this e-mail or any attachments, and should destroy all copies of them.</font></p>
 
                        <p><font size="1" face="Arial Narrow">We advise that it is the responsibility of the recipient of this email to scan any attached files for viruses or other bugs. As such, we cannot be held liable for loss, direct or indirect, as a result of recipients' failure to comply with this notice. We also advise that email transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed or incomplete. This notice should not be removed<br>
                          </font></p>
 
                        </td>
                      </tr>
                    </table>
                  </td>
                </tr>
              </table>
          </body></html>

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Hi, reymentk.

"the signature does not align left when the reply or forward function is used"
What does it do?
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Hi BlueDevilFan,

I've deleted all the e-mail's that were affcted by this (mad clean out over Christmas) so I can't show you a screen dump, but then I managed to find a workaround myself. I found a document on the web that suggested creating a simplified signature just for replies rather than using the more complex original signature for every point of correspondance. I've applied this to every PC and so far it has worked a treat.
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Cool.  Glad you found a solution.  I suggest you close the question and get a points refund.  Cheers!
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