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Compose in new window?

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Compose in new window?

Before the recent change in email format, a new window opened to Compose or Reply or Forward. Now the compose window takes the place of the email I was last reading, or am replying to.

 

This is not as convenient. Sometimes I need to look at two or three different old emails while composing, and there's no good way to do this except save what I'm writing as a draft and go back into the inbox.

 

How can I get a new window to open when I want to write to someone, and leave the inbox as it was?

 

Thanks.

Email Expert

Re: Compose in new window?

The message you had open hasn't been replaced.  It's still open.  When you click on Compose, it opens a tab in the email program.  You can jump back and forth at will if you like.  When in the Compose tab, just click on the Mail tab to see the one you have open.  Like this-----------------------

 

 

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Re: Compose in new window?

OK, thanks. But I can't have them both open at once? I want to be able to write in the Compose window and at the same time see the contents of an email in my Inbox. I used to be able to size the windows so they were side by side.

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Re: Compose in new window?

The only way to do that I can think of would be to have the first email open, then sign into the account again in a private browsing session, and open the Compose page there.  Then you would be able to resize them and see both.




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Re: Compose in new window?

OK, thanks. Just one more convenient feature that's now gone. <sigh>