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    I'm currently working on migrating 150+ users to Zimbra (Open Source), and I've got an odd problem that is just driving me up the wall. It seems that after I import the user's PST, and then add the IMAP account to Outlook, most of the messages are somewhat garbled. However, this is ONLY an issue when viewing the message from within Outlook (messages are not garbled in Thunderbird or Webmail) --and it happens on plain, rtf, and html messages.

    For example:

    (OUTLOOK)
    To attend the Liberty-Eylau =st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Independent School District and the Texarkana Independent School District job fairs, you must have an =mployment application on file. (May be completed online.) You must =egister to attend Liberty-Eylauís job fair by contacting Amy Carlton at =903) 832-1535. The Texas A&M University Job Fair requires no pre-registration. =lease monitor TISDís web site for registration info. =o>

    (THUNDERBIRD/WEBMAIL)
    To attend the Liberty-Eylau Independent School District and the Texarkana Independent School District job fairs, you must have an employment application on file. (May be completed online.) You must register to attend Liberty-Eylauís job fair by contacting Amy Carlton at (903) 832-1535. The Texas A&M University Job Fair requires no pre-registration. Please monitor TISDís web site for registration info.

    Any ideas?

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    What version of outlook are you using when viewing the messages with imap? Attach the mime of one of these messages to this post. You can get the mime by logging in to the web client, right clicking on the message and selecting 'Show Original'
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    I'm pretty sure that it's happening across multiple versions of Outlook, but I can't confirm that until I'm back at the office tomorrow. However, I can confirm that it's happening on Outlook 2003 (11.5608.5606)

    Here's the Mime of one of the messages. The text is showing up in outlook as:

    <quote>
    We =ave been
    <![endif]>
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    You'll need to call MS on this one. The outlook MIME converter has issues with messages that are quoted-printable encoded and use LF instead of CRLF. We implemented a workaround to bypass this issue in our Outlook connector.
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    Question Does it work?

    You provide a conversion tool. You are aware that Outlook requires the crlf. But the tool strips the cr and only puts the lf in the converted message. Is that an issue on a list to fix?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wesbaker View Post
    You provide a conversion tool. You are aware that Outlook requires the crlf. But the tool strips the cr and only puts the lf in the converted message. Is that an issue on a list to fix?
    I think you've misread the post from sam (unless I'm misunderstanding what you're asking), this is a problem with Outlook.
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