Using html code along with VML(for background images) to send newsletters to the customers. Before using VML inline CSS worked fine, but when VML is added to the code, it stopped working in OUTLOOK.

               <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> 
          ![](http://)<html xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml">



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                 <meta charset="utf-8" name="viewport" content="width:50"/>

                 <title> Transaction Alert from KVB </title>

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                 <table style="border:1px solid black" width="600" height="1000" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" >

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        <td  style="background-image: url('http://www.kvbsmart.com/mail_img/bg.jpg');" background="http://www.kvbsmart.com/mail_img/bg.jpg"    align="left" >

         <!--[if gte mso 9]>
       <v:rect style="width:600px;height:1000px;" strokecolor="none">
          <v:fill type="tile"  src="http://www.kvbsmart.com/mail_img/bg.jpg"  color="#7bceeb"/></v:fill>
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       <v:shape id="theText" style="position:absolute;width:600px;height:1000px;z-index:3;">
           <v:textbox inset="0,0,0,0">

       <![endif]-->





                 <a href="http://www.kvb.co.in/">

             <center><img src="http://www.kvbsmart.com/mail_img/1111.png" width="600" height="300"></center>

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              <div  STYLE="color: WHITE; background-color: #00844A; border: 1px solid white; padding: 15px;border-radius: 20px; border-collapse: separate;">

              <center><font face="Verdana">A.MESSAGE</center></font></div>

                       <p><font face="Verdana" size ="1"><center>Note: If the transaction is not done by you, please contact our Helpline at the earliest.</font></center></p>

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               <a href="http://www.kvb.co.in/">

            <center><img src="http://www.kvbsmart.com/mail_img/mpay_new.png" width="600" height="130"></center>

            </a>

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               <p><font face="Verdana">With Regards,</font></p>

              <p><font face="Verdana">Karur Vysya Bank.</font></p>


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                             <div style="max-width:auto; word-wrap:break-word;"><font face="Verdana">This E-Alert was automatically generated by the system. Please do not reply to this mail. For any further clarifications, kindly contact your Home branch/our Helpline Number 1860 200 1916 (Local call charges applicable).</font></div>

                         <p><font face="Verdana"> This E-Alert was automatically generated by the system. Please do not reply to this mail. For any further clarifications, kindly contact your Home branch/our Helpline Number 1860 200 1916 (Local call charges applicable)</font> </p>





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[http://codepen.io/anon/pen/PZaYrO](http://)

The Green Border around A.Message is not coming up in OUTLOOK.