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Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 3 Mar 1999 20:50:53 -0600
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>          Anybody know how to send a Mac Quark file to a Mac using
>          Netscape Communicator?
>          I have someone who's been trying to send me a Mac Quark
>          file.  He's using Communicator, version 5, and simply
>          attaching the file to e-mail. I'm on a Mac. Every time he's
>          tried this, I haven't been able to open the file.
>          So I did a test. I have Communicator version 4.4. I tried
>          sending myself a file, but have not been able to send it so
>          that I could read it when it came back. The problem seems to
>          be in the way Communicator encodes attachments. The only
>          choices appear to be MIME or UUEncode.
>          When I send the same file to myself through my regular
>          software, Microsoft Internet Mail and News, I check "Binhex"
>          in the message encoding box, and it comes back just fine. I
>          don't see any place in Communicator where I can select
>          Binhex (or MacBinary, which I think would work too). Am I
>          missing something?
>          I also have MacLink Plus, version 10.0. I thought there
>          might be a way to take a MIME or UUEncoded attachment and
>          convert with that, but I haven't found it. Any ideas?
>          Lynette
>          [log in to unmask]


Go to Netscape's preferences>Mail & Newsgroups>Messages. There are two
choices -- MIME or AS IS. Try setting to AS IS and see what happens. I
would suggest the fellow on the other end do the same. I don't know if this
will help... it's just a thought.

Karen Ackoff
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Indiana University South Bend
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 36634
Ph: 219-237-4124
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