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Daily summary; margins; format #Help

malka_f1@...
 

I'm a long standing Jewish Genner.  It's a wonderful research tool and I have learnt a great deal from reading all the messages over the years.  

Following helpful advice on here, i changed to the daily summary (or whatever nomenclature is now used) and i see 2 sections: the first being the subject header and the second being the messages.  As other Genners have pointed out, this is not user friendly, it is counter intuitive.  I felt dismayed.  Clearly this needs a rethink.  

Margins: pre the new format, the daily digest arrived, i opened it on my laptop and voila i could see all the messages neatly displayed on my screen.  Now, for some reason, I can't see from the beginning to the end of each line without moving my space bar back and forth.  This is user unfriendly.  However, on checking the new format on my kindle and phone, there isn't a problem with the display.  So whilst you have improved the display for other devices, for those of us who prefer to use a PC/laptop, there is now an issue.  Can this margins issue please be investigated and resolved for laptop users. 

Format: The previous format was simpler, easy to navigate.  I'm not an IT person, but neither am I a dinosaur, so whilst I understand the need for some change eg the use of different alphabets, the old format should have been retained whilst bringing on board the new innovations.  'why fix what ain't broke'?  

The words 'baby and bath water' come to mind.  

Clearly there needs to be a major rethink on a number of aspects of the new format. 

Malka
London, UK 



 

Malka
 

Genners,

I am a long time genner and am presently visually overwhelmed by the new format and the number of daily mailings.  Still unable to switch to one daily digest.  Shalom, Malka from Texas

 

Hilary Henkin
 

Hi Malka,
I"m writing to you directly.

Basically, just wait a few days.  The new system is set up so that when there are 12 messages "in queue", the system sends them out in a digest.  24 messages means 2 digests, and so on.  Once the flurry calms down, 12 should be fine, we didn't used to have more than 12 messages a day.

Ah, this is like the first day of school!

Hilary Henkin
Los Angeles area

On 10/15/2019 12:28 PM, Malka wrote:

Genners,

I am a long time genner and am presently visually overwhelmed by the new format and the number of daily mailings.  Still unable to switch to one daily digest.  Shalom, Malka from Texas