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how do I switch to HTML in the composition window

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I normally compose messages in plain text, and digitally sign them. However, on occasion I'll want to embed a picture, so I want to switch to HTML. The only way I've found to do that is to change the account setting before bringing up a composition window. I'd prefer to switch to HTML for just that message, and do it from the composition window. Have a missed a feature somewhere that does this?

I normally compose messages in plain text, and digitally sign them. However, on occasion I'll want to embed a picture, so I want to switch to HTML. The only way I've found to do that is to change the account setting before bringing up a composition window. I'd prefer to switch to HTML for just that message, and do it from the composition window. Have a missed a feature somewhere that does this?

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Hold the Shift key when you click Write, Reply or Forward, and the message format will switch to the opposite of the one defined in Account Settings.

If HTML is the default, you can change the Delivery Format under Options in the Write window, but you can't do the same if the default is Plain Text.

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Hold the Shift key when you click Write, Reply or Forward, and the message format will switch to the opposite of the one defined in Account Settings.

If HTML is the default, you can change the Delivery Format under Options in the Write window, but you can't do the same if the default is Plain Text.

Hold the Shift key when you click Write, Reply or Forward, and the message format will switch to the opposite of the one defined in Account Settings. If HTML is the default, you can change the Delivery Format under Options in the Write window, but you can't do the same if the default is Plain Text.

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Thanks for the tip. Would like an entry in one of the pull down menus for this.

Thanks for the tip. Would like an entry in one of the pull down menus for this.
dgwest7 1 solutions 3 answers

on your composition or 'write' page: Place the cursor where you would like to insert the HTML code. Click 'Insert' Click 'HTML' Paste the HTML code into the box provided. Click 'Insert', and you are done.

on your composition or 'write' page: Place the cursor where you would like to insert the HTML code. Click 'Insert' Click 'HTML' Paste the HTML code into the box provided. Click 'Insert', and you are done.
hifromnz 4 solutions 46 answers

Neither of these solutions works for me. Ive posted a question at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1008046/edit/663805

Neither of these solutions works for me. Ive posted a question at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1008046/edit/663805