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Testing plain text emails on different cultures

saville

Newbie
Total Posts:  1
Posted: 16 March 2011 04:09 PM

I need to test an email that is just plain text but it is translated to different languages. I still didn’t find a proper way to run the Acid tests pasting the HTML content (I don’t have the HTML as long as my mails are plain text).

I tried these options:
- using the send email to the emailonacid.com account
- uploading HTML obtained from Firefox following this directions: http://www.emailonacid.com/email-preview/details/C25/email-testing-basics
but no luck at all ... some characters don’t render at all (e.g. the + sign in a telephone number) or the retrieved HTML source don’t pass your controls at all.

What is the best way to test them?

NOTE: the emails in the different langugages are rendering fine in hotmail, yahoo, gmail, thunderbird and outlook (using the real email clients)

Thank you!