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Use this tag for questions about composing email messages (including replies and signatures) in the Gmail web application.

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How to enable permanent editing of Gmail "To" field

In a recent gmail update, google disables editing the email addresses in the "To" field unless you click a context menu. Is there a way to disable this "feature"?
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Does Gmail allow semantic markup? (For regular users, not programming)

In Gmail, I can do formatting big-text, small-text. I should be able to mark something as a heading, as code, as a quote, etc (it is HTML, so I should be able to do everything that HTML can do). Can I ...
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Fix font size of Gmail signature

The font size of my Gmail signature looks weird — it sometimes changes even in mid-sentence, and this is only visible outside Gmail, e.g. in the Inbox app on my iPhone. How to fix?
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Set the default image size of an embedded image to match the image's original size in Gmail

Is there any way to set the default image size automatically in Gmail to ensure it embeds any given image at its original size? For example, a 400x400 image would retain the size 400x400 when ...
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How to improve Gmail's inline reply formatting?

When someone replies inline to one of my messages, their text is hardly distinguishable from mine. Is there a setting or a hack to improve this? For example:
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How to respond within an incoming email with different font colors?

I use gmail. Other gmail users can take my email message to them, and insert their answers to my questions wherever they want in my original message, and then change the font color. It is very nice, ...
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What colours have already been used in Gmail compose?

When composing an email in Gmail I colour some parts of the text. Sometimes I'd like to know what colour I've used earlier in the email. Is there a way to see this? Some other inline editors allow ...
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Is it possible to use custom font in Gmail?

Gmail only provides these fonts: Sans Serif Serif Comic Sans MS Courier New Garamound Georgia Tahoma Trebuchet MS Verdana But I don't wanna use any of those. I want to use the font of my own choice, ...
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Replying to email in gmail

I'd like to reply to an email someone sent me. And reply inline to their email. I'd like it to be clear what is my text and what is their text. Is there some setting I can do which marks my text as ...
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Setting the default font/text size for Gmail messages

When I compose a new Gmail message, the text defaults to a small font size. How do I reverse this and make it use the normal-sized font again? I'm not sure what I've done to cause it to use the ...
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