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Message text is unreadable
How can I copy a contact to another address book group?
If you need differing values for the contact depending on which group it is in - i.e. two different office addresses - you have to create separate entries for each group.
How can I create multi-line cookies
If you'd like to create a tag line in your signature which spans more than one line:
When planets run around in circles, we say they are orbiting.
When people do it, we say they are crazy.
Your cookie line needs a line break character; in The Bat! it is defined as "\n". Just put it at any appropriate place in your cookie:
When planets run around in circles, we say they are orbiting.\nWhen people do it, we say they are crazy.
You can have more than one per cookie.
Making TB work with your browser
Making The Bat! the default mailer for Netscape:
Making The Bat! the default mailer for Opera:
When I use '%' characters in a template, they disappear?
"%" serves The Bat! as a so-called escape character for macros, it has to be escaped itself when it is used literally. E.g. "100%" in a template will come up as "100"; use "100%%" instead.
Error This version of PGP requires an Administration Preferences file
How can I print a range of pages? The option is greyed out!
The option is greyed out only if the message consists of a single page. Any message consisting of two or more pages will show the option.
How can I re-dock the Quicksearch toolbar?
When I receive HTML mail, the pictures don't show.
One of the security features of The Bat!: The program does not download images from outside sources! Only images embedded in the message are shown.
To see the complete HTML message including the pictures, just double-click on the HTML attachment and open it in your favourite browser.
How do I get rid of Re: numbering in the subject?
If you only want reply numbering disabled for some messages use the %SINGLERE macro in the appropriate Reply Template(s).
Why do my paragraphs run together when I try to start a new one?
You have Auto-format turned on in your editor preferences; it will automatically reflow the text within a paragraph.
In The Bat! a paragraph is defined by a blank line at the end. If you want a new paragraph you have to either put in an empty line or turn off Auto-format:
Or in the message editor
See also keyboard shortcuts.
How can I reorganise my folders?
You can sort your folders automatically:
Just click on the respective column heading to get what you want.
To move a folder within the same level:
To move a folder into another folder:
I'm missing some folders (and I didn't delete them).