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I am using html emails with outlook style signature and with every reply in a thread, the signatures for each email gets a few additional lines above it... any ideas? (the issue is roughly like this)

# initial email
Hello world,

-- # <- signature starts here
from a.
# next reply
Hello back,

--
from b.
...
Hello world



-- # <- additional lines above signature.
from a.

etc.

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You can disable the signature dashes altogether and, if you want, insert them manually into your signature.

You will need a dconf editor, either the graphical one or this:

sudo apt install dconf-cli

Now you can change the setting:

dconf write /org/gnome/evolution/mail/composer-no-signature-delim true

Source: https://geekphreek.com/remove-the-signature-dashes-from-evolution/

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  • Thanks for the comment, I have a feeling that this will fix my issue!, I will just give it some time and testing before marking your answer as the correct.
    – YHoffman
    Aug 29 '19 at 0:27
  • This fixes the issue while introducing another one... Now the signature is plastered right after the message body no matter how many times I press ENTER...
    – YHoffman
    Sep 5 '19 at 21:02
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    Make a few lines above your signature (in the signature editor) and put a non-breakable space there (right Alt + space).
    – ericek111
    Sep 6 '19 at 18:33
  • Thanks for your great help!
    – YHoffman
    Sep 9 '19 at 4:27
  • This solution doesn't seem to be working on Evolution 3.38.1 for me.
    – FoamyGuy
    Oct 26 '20 at 15:21

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