> 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?
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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.
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