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#1 bijou

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 12:05 PM

Hi, all --

 

I've noticed some agents specify things like font size and double-spacing for email queries (particularly writing samples). But my email client (Thunderbird) doesn't allow me to control that. I paste in the requested format, and when i send a test to myself, it comes back single-spaced and in a different font. I even had my tech-y husband look at it, and he says it can't be done. How are others handling this?

 

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 03:29 PM

Can you create a new e-mail account solely for querying? I use Gmail for all of my e-mail accounts and I've never had a problem formatting queries there.


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#3 Nessa

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 07:11 PM

Do as spineofiron suggests and create a new email account. I use Yahoo! and it works well with copy & pasting the format. The spacing is retained. Font might need to be adjusted for size.


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