[Spambayes] Re: Question

Coe, Bob rcoe at CambridgeMA.GOV
Mon May 10 14:12:17 EDT 2004


It's a lot simpler to just change the view to one that doesn't display the preview pane.

Bob


> -----Original Message-----
> From: spambayes-bounces at python.org
> [mailto:spambayes-bounces at python.org]On Behalf Of Mathew Hendry
> Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 4:23 PM
> To: spambayes at python.org
> Subject: [Spambayes] Re: Question
> 
> 
> On Fri, 7 May 2004 21:14:20 -0400, "Rob Caldwell"
> <RMCaldwell at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> >I have just installed SpamBayes and I am using Windows ME and Outlook 2000.
> >I noticed that the newly created folders, Junk E-Mail and Junk Suspects,
> >have the preview window opened.  I have disabled all of my preview windows
> >in my other folders but cannot seem to turn off the preview windows in these
> >folders.  I was advised to not have the preview windows opened because that
> >opens the file and the sender can see whether or not the file was opened.
> >How do I turn off these preview windows.
> 
> As a workaround, create some new folders without preview panes, point
> SpamBayes at those instead, and delete the original folders.
> 
> BTW, Outlook 2003 and, I think, recent versions of Outlook Express,
> remove this "web bug" problem by not downloading any remote content by
> default, whether in the preview pane or in normal message windows.
> This behaviour can be overridden on a per-message or per-sender basis.
> 
> Since I'm forced into using Outlook 2000 at work, I have a personal
> firewall set up to allow Outlook to connect only to specific trusted
> addresses - more complicated, but better than disabling a useful
> feature like the preview pane.
> 
> -- Mat.



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