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The old Basic HTML version of Gmail always changes the email-width / line-width, of the emails sent, any solutions to prevent that ?

NOTE - The two images below, only show a decreased-version of the problem on another Gmail-account I made. On my main Gmail-account, Gmail often reduces the width of the email to 3 or 4 or 5 words ( short words like "the" ), but due to some reasons I cannot put images of that on here.

  • I only ever use old Basic HTML version of Gmail, due to various reasons including preference.
  • I am using a very old laptop, running Windows-10 and Chrome-Browser.
  • I have noticed when testing the Modern Version of Gmail, that the only way to prevent this happening is to totally maximize the size of the draft-email screen by pressing SHIFT and simultaneously clicking, strangely, that prevents the problem, but I never use the Modern Version of Gmail.

The image below is before pressing the send button -


The image below is the email when it is received -


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    – Blindspots
    Jan 8 at 8:36


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