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Subject: New Printable Postage feature...Thank you, PBS!
Date Posted: 10/15/2009 5:31 PM ET
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Now when you pick a mail by date when accepting the book and go to print your printable postage, it automatically is set for the date you've picked. Yay!

Date Posted: 10/15/2009 5:50 PM ET
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Does that create problems if you mail it before that date?

Date Posted: 10/15/2009 6:10 PM ET
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I was just complaining about that feature today. I always pick the latest mail date, then print my label when ever I am going to mail it. DIdn't even cross my mind that it would use the later date. Now I mailed a book today thats posted for Monday

Date Posted: 10/15/2009 7:14 PM ET
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The PO is picky about teh mail by date if you mail it afterwards because it makes it look like the book took longer than it did. I doubt they'll give you trouble if you mail it early.

Date Posted: 10/15/2009 8:15 PM ET
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Date Posted: 10/15/2009 8:33 PM ET
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You can change it to whatever date you choose. What I didn't used to like before was that even if you picked a later mail-by date, today's date would come up when you went to print and if you forgot to change it, it could cause problems.

Date Posted: 10/15/2009 8:58 PM ET
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Mary is right - the PO doesn't mind if you mail it before the postmark date.


Julie - I can see where the later postmark makesĀ  you look bad if you do mail it earlier. I wonder if TPTB thought of that or looked at all of the possibilities?