[MlMt] Font options - Underline missing

Pete Resnick resnick at episteme.net
Sat Jul 9 19:29:50 EDT 2022

Most style guides note that underline and italic are interchangeable; 
underline is meant for use in writing or on a typewriter where italic is 
not available. Many are insistent that they are never to both appear in 
the same document. For what it's worth.

Pete Resnick https://www.episteme.net/
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On 8 Jul 2022, at 11:16, Henry Seiden wrote:

> John,
> Thanks for that info and explanation.
> I thought something had changed (new versions, updates to Markdown, 
> etc.). I’m not desperate for Underline, just that it’s always been 
> missing, thought there were options, but no. I use that function only 
> occasionally.
> FYI, if already rendered in a supporting app (Mail) the quality is 
> displayed and sent by MM.
> Other non-mail Mac apps are not HTML based and do have those options. 
> That said, I can see why coding to HTML is needed for email.
> FYI, I found a workaround for [Markdown, 
> here](https://stackoverflow.com/questions/44840416/how-to-make-a-word-underline-in-markdown). 
> Also noted, a different Markdown is likely incompatible with M-M 
> (Markdown-it.js) and does support it.
>> On Jul 8, 2022, at 11:54, John Cooper <mailmate2 at coopercontent.com> 
>> wrote:
>> Underline isn't available in Markdown, the styling engine that 
>> MailMate uses by default. If you really need to send underlined text 
>> (why?), you probably need to use an HTML-based email program such as 
>> Mail.

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