Is there a way to edit messages as new in Gmail?

I wish for something similar to forward function but with the message body unaltered. Or for a better explanation to use existing emails as a template.

[Update] Why forward doesn't work for me :

Click on forward on a message, delete the signature and FW from the message title :

Message looks OK on the editing form, send it.

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Check the message on the other end and here is how it looks :

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note the small button ... in the body, that is the message received!

click on the ... button, the text is colored indigoish :

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What I want is for the the message in the recipient side to look like this :

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Currently I'm holding some templates on gist as raw text and copy them manually and it annoys me to format and embed the images each time I send the message.

Copy/paste from sent messages works at some extent with the text but the images are not embedded and sometimes the format is corrupted.

  • If you forward, you only need to delete your signature and the quoted headers. The message is otherwise as sent by the first author. (At least in my experience.) Are you talking about something else? Your question is a bit unclear. – ale Oct 10 '15 at 19:16
  • No, it is not unclear ... I tried a better explanation. – Tiberiu C. Oct 10 '15 at 20:10
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    Ah. The forwarded text gets a color added to it. No, I'm afraid there's not a setting you can change in Gmail to do what you want. You'll need to use a third-party client. – ale Oct 10 '15 at 20:22
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    The color is the smallest problem, the ... button is the big one. is small and people would think there is an empty message – Tiberiu C. Oct 10 '15 at 20:29

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