The last button (icon) in the image below is Switch to Plain Text mode. It fits perfectly with my needs.

Yahoo Mail compose window

How can I permanently switch to plain text mode?

(If there is no such feature, I guess I will create a custom script and post it here.)


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Yahoo Mail's "Basic Mail" mode can only send plaintext email, so using it is a heavy-handed way to permanently switch to plain text mode. You can enable Basic Mail by clicking on:

Settings -> More Settings -> Switch to basic Mail

If you like sending low-frills non-HTML email, the rest of what comes with Basic Mail may also work for you.

Getting out of Basic Mail only takes one click: "switch to the newest Yahoo Mail".

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