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Previewing what your email looks like in other email clients

Since each email client renders email in slightly different ways, Direct Mail includes a useful feature called "design testing" that shows you screenshots of what your email looks like as viewed in various email clients. Here's how to run a design test if your email:

  1. Switch to the Messages tab and select the message you want to test
  2. Choose Message > Design Test from the menu bar (or click the Design Test button the toolbar)
  3. Choose the test you want (Complete or Sample) and click Start Test

The design test will start immediately, and the results will become available in a few minutes. You can access the design test results by opening the Design Test window (just like you did in step #2 above) and selecting the test from the list of "Recent Tests" located on the left-hand side of the window. Design test results are saved as part of your project, so they'll be there even after you close Direct Mail.

You can close Direct Mail before the test is finished running, and it will pick up where it left off the next time you open Direct Mail.

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