[MlMt] How to increase the font size of a received email?

Bill Cole mmlist-20120120 at billmail.scconsult.com
Mon Aug 19 00:11:06 EDT 2019

On 18 Aug 2019, at 19:17, leo wrote:

> The two sutblties you mention are correct. But I disgree with your 
> assesment that it is not unraseable to leave html as is. Even browsers 
> can change the overall size of standard HTML!

So can MailMate, as long as the composer of the HTML has not specified 
sizes. If they have provided a reasonable plaintext alternative part, MM 
can also display that in the font and size of your choice.

As for reasonability of handling HTML mail, I admit I'm a biased judge. 
By calling the current lack of flexibility "reasonable" I only mean that 
it makes sense in the context of HTML mail with specified font sizes.
I don't believe HTML mail should exist at all or that device-dependent 
presentation details like absolute font sizes have any place in a markup 

> It would be ***very*** helpful for people with *slightly* 
> deteriorating eye-sight to be able to nudge up the font sizes in an 
> email without resorting to underlying accessibility features of the 
> OS.

Yes. As I said:

>> Hopefully at some point Benny will replicate what Safari does to zoom 
>> text to have mercy on old guys like me...

Bill Cole
bill at scconsult.com or billcole at apache.org
(AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)

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