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Sending Nisus Document with Apple Mail (not as attachment) 
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Hi all,

I am trying to copy what I have written in a Nisus document to Apple Mail (which is supposed to support rich text file formatting in e-mail). However my lists get funny. I have attached 3 files to this post, the first one shows a screen shot of the original document in Nisus Writer Pro 2, the second one is direct copy (command c - command v) to apple mail, and the last one is copy without the styles (command c - command + shift v) to apple mail. As you can see, the list styles are broken. Does anybody know a solution or workaround for this?

Thanks,


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direct copy.png
direct copy.png [ 8.72 KiB | Viewed 1087 times ]
nisus.png
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~ Kivanc Muslu
2011-05-24 23:35:37
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This is an annoyance, and it's a bug in the way Mail.app interprets some kinds of rich content. You can see the same bug if you copy-paste some list items from TextEdit into a Mail message. I believe we reported it to Apple long ago.

The only workaround I know of is to copy the list from NWP using the command/menu "Copy Text Only". Of course that will lose other kinds of formatting (like fonts, colors, etc) so that might not be viable depending on the situation.


2011-05-25 15:23:13
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Hi Martin,

Thanks for the explanation. I think the nearest hope is wait for Mail 5 (with Lion). Maybe, if people have access to developer alpha or beta, they might tell if it is resolved or not.
I think I would just send my work as .pdf at the moment.

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2011-05-25 15:32:03
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