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barbara jarczak  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:57
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Nov 11, 2007

I would like to put my name, profession Thunderbird, so that it appears under my mails and that I can delete it for friends.

But only my name and email appears. Could someone help me to find tha right way to do it? Thanks in advance!

barbara jarczak

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Guillaume Wehrlen
Local time: 20:57
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Signature Nov 11, 2007

Hi !

If I've well understood what you'd like to do, I think the normal way to do this is to activate an automatic signature that appears at the end of the message.
To do so,

1) right-click on the name of your account in the left side of the window and select "properties"
2) In the window that appears you have a check box with something like "attach this signature" (sorry I don't have this software in English so it may not be the exact denominations of the functions). Activate it this check box
3) Then click the "Browse" button and select a text file that you've previously created with the information you want to be embedded in your message (profession, tel. number etc...)
4) Click "Ok"
5) Try to write an e-mail without necessarily sending it, you'll see your signature appears at the end like that, for instance that's mine :

Guillaume Wehrlen
e-mail :
tel : 06 79 31 22 79

To avoid it to be added when you send an e-mail to a friend, you have two options :
- remove it manually for each message
- have two addresses, a professional one that you configure with the automatic signature and a personal one that you don't

I believe you've already tried with the electronic card, I've just tested it and I have the same problem. Only the name and e-mail appears. I don't know why but I'll try to find out. For the moment you can use an automatic signature.

Hope that helps !


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Robert Tucker
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If I understand what you mean: Nov 11, 2007

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