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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

If you need help coming up with a bid for a lawn care, landscaping, tree cutting or irrigation job, post the specifics here and pictures of the job site. If you are looking to learn about bidding, review the jobs posted here.
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Thanks to everyone who are helping me test out the new online estimator so far (if you want access to it, just let me know and I will set you up with an account.)

Justin just pointed out a problem with creating new jobs. I think it is working now.
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Oh good.

Let me know how you find it's user ability and also the estimate template. You can create a fake customer and use your email in it to see what it looks like.
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This is simple text email message.
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Hmm I think that was a test in the email. Let me try to change that. Hold on.
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Ok the deal is, it sends email in both plain text and in html form. You can alter your email reader to read html or plain text.

It should work now and you can change the options on your email progam to view the message body in the different ways to see the different results.

Let me know what you come up with.
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For some reason, it's only in plain text

Just in Time Yard Services
705-898-3286
Box 287

Noelville, ON P0M 2N0
http://www.jitys.ca

Customer:
Mike Walsh


, ON


Estimate # - 1
Submit Date - 2009-01-13

We hereby submit specifications and estimate for:






Job Description:
$0.00

Total = $0.00





The above prices, specifications and conditions are hereby accepted. You are authorized to do the work as specified. Payment will be made as outlined above.

ACCEPTED BY: (print name & title)__________________________________

Authorized Signature:__________________________________

Date:__________________________________
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Are you able to receive other emails in html format?
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I should I am using Microsoft Outlook for e-mail and I receive alot of HTML e-mails and they work, but the e-mail from the program i got was plain text
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Hmmm, I guess I will have to do a little more reading up as to why this might be happening.
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