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Billb
 
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Post Posted November 21st, 2020, 2:58 pm

I have a problem with a single email address (all others work OK.) The format contains the recipient's last name and a number. To keep the last name confidential I'll substitute mine (proctor1936@msn.com). When I try to send it tells me that the format is wrong. Any ideas?

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Post Posted November 21st, 2020, 5:16 pm

First thing I'd try would be to just delete the address and re-enter it.
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Billb
 
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Post Posted November 21st, 2020, 5:52 pm

I wrote another email using the write feature on the home page and it worked OK. Previously I was adding comments to a draft after clicking on edit. Apparently the problem has to do with the draft folder. Any suggestions?

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Post Posted November 21st, 2020, 7:31 pm

It’s doubtful that the Drafts folder was the issue, not with that error message. More likely there was an error in the entered address, such as a trailing space or something similar.

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Post Posted November 22nd, 2020, 1:13 pm

I used the double click on the address book so the address was installed automatically. When it failed, I erased it in the line and reentered it automatically and it still failed. When I went to email I entered the address using the same technique as in drafts and it worked. a puzzle!

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