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

Roger Bohn rbohn at ucsd.edu
Mon Aug 19 10:34:40 EDT 2019

Thanks for the enlightening discussions from everyone. I will try more methods on recalcitrant emails. 

And Of course, I can always copy the text into a word processor and read it there. [/sarcasm]

Sent from my iPhone

> On Aug 18, 2019, at 9:11 PM, Bill Cole <mmlist-20120120 at billmail.scconsult.com> wrote:
>> 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 language.
>> 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...
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