Patch Email Change Default Font for Replies-Forwards from Navy to Black

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By default, replies and forwards in the Mail app use a navy blue font colour. This is easily remedied by a single edit.


Access Linux, and then issue the following commands:

Switch to the root user before beginning:

sudo su

You will be prompted for your user password.

Mount root read/write with:

mount -o remount,rw /

Edit the Email.js file:

vi /usr/palm/applications/

Once the file is open in vi, type


and press return. This will search the file for the occurrence of the word "navy". Enter insert mode by pressing the "i" key and change the word "navy" to "black".

Press Escape to exit insert mode, then write and quit the file with


followed by pressing return. Don't forget to remount root read only with:

mount -o remount,ro /