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  1. I HATE that you forced me to change my inbox. Please return to my old format

    dont force the change, I dont want it and it looks like others dont either

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  3. Classic Mail

    I want the Classic Yahoo mail back as it was easy to understand and better.

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  4. all the backgrounds are too dark and the white background is too bright

    provide some pastel coloured backgrounds which are more restful on the eyes, particularly for more elderly users!

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  6. I don't care for the new format. It is very faded and hard to see. Too white and light gray.

    The old format was easier to see. This new one is too faded. Gray on white just doesn't work.

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  7. The old format was easier to read

    1. It's very slow. Moving the cursor back to correct an error is even slower.
    2. Reverse type (white on a color) is never a good idea, as each screen user gets a slightly different result.
    3. Sans-serif reverse type, using a thin font makes the whole page much harder to read.
    4. There seems to have been little user-testing. I know, I know, if it's free, the users become the beta test. This isn't working for me.

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  8. THEMES

    These new themes are not attractive!!! There should be theme that are stimulating and inspirational. Themes like nature, geography, landscape, astronomy and other subjects.

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  9. too much wasted space on the screen.

    too much wasted space on the screen.

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  10. Very poor font choice

    Very poor font choice.
    1. Does not support latin extended. Those characters are shown with a substitute font
    2. Difficult to read - the thin font
    3. The new messages are shown with thin characters and read ones with bold characters. I find this strange
    4. No control over fonts in themes and background.

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  12. Customize Background Image Theme Option Needed, Add Your Own.

    Customize Background Image Theme Option Needed, Add Your Own.

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  13. Themes and Backgrounds

    Please add more themes and backgrounds. The themes you have are few, and very dark. Please

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    Gathering feedback  ·  20 comments  ·  Themes and Background  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Improve Themes. Currently only 4 photos to choose from.

    There used to be a huge choice of themes. Now we have four photos to choose from. Very disappointing. Please resolve.

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  15. the background settings are a total mess, please change it back.

    the background settings are a total mess, please change it back.

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  16. Provide more themes and colors! The current colors are too dark!

    Provide more themes and colors! The current colors are too dark!

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  17. I don't want to switch to bare-bones "classic mail", I just want the same new mail format I had until yesterday.

    The huge space on the right with unnecessary info about the sender... the choice between a blinding white background or a ridiculously dark one... switching back doesn't take me to the "previous version", it takes me to an unpleasant basic version and doesn't solve the problem. I don't think my eyes can use this new format, sorry and hope you consider the option of keeping it how it was until now.

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  19. Give us more interesting 'theme' options that aren't so dark, when they're on the full or what are currently referred to as dark setting.

    The the themes are sparse and unimaginative. On the 'dark' setting they're too dark and on the medium and light settings the page is too all white. Otherwise, I have no real objection to the change in format.

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  20. Background Settings

    You should allow people to customize their own background, by uploading pictures. Thank you for allowing me to share my opinion.

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