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Huge plain text font composing e-mail in Outlook 2007

Question: Huge plain text font composing e-mail in Outlook 2007

I have been using Office 2007 since, well, 2007 or so. Suddenly, the font size I see when composing a plain text e-mail in Outlook is huge. This started around 2 weeks ago. At first I thought it was a problem with my Windows 7 Theme. But I reverted to the default theme and I still see this. I am baffled why this started happening and how to make it stop. I'd appreciate any suggestions.

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Answer: Huge plain text font composing e-mail in Outlook 2007

Run this You Tube video on how to change your font size.

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using outlook 2007, when i create a new message i would like to get the "suggestion" of the contacts matching the characters i type into "destination" box

to better explain: whan I type in destination box some character of my contact, i would like to have listed all the contacts that match those characters...

do you know if is it possible?

thank you

Answer:Outlook 2007: how to get the suggestion of the contacts composing a new mail

a further info: I already have ticked the checkbox "suggested recipients in the To, Cc, and Bcc boxes"...

but it does not run anyway...


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My incoming messages are being automatically converted to plain
text. I have tried some of the "help" stuff to no avail.

I work at a school system where all messages are routed.

Never had this problem before. My computer crashed, and athe tech loaded this new computer, which has been doing this automatic convert to plain text.

Thanks so much for your help.

Answer:Windows 2007 Outlook--Automatically converting to plain text?

Open Outlook and look at the following setting:

Tools > Trust Center > Email Security

Under Read as Plain Text, untick "Read all standard mail as plain text",
then click'OK'.

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My office recently upgraded to Office 2007. By default, Outlook is configured to convert all incoming messages to plain text. This is a setting that we do not have the rights to change. However, when we used to have Outlook 2003 all the emails that were originally in HTML format could be converted back to HTML once we opened up the email and verified it was a trusted email. There was simply a "convert this to HTML" option that would show up somewhere in the header. This is no longer the case in Outlook 2007.

I can't for the life of me figure out how to convert the text to HTML on INCOMING emails. Outgoing isn't a problem. I've even tried editing the incoming email or forwarding it and then converting to html but it doesn't display properly. Any images that were in the email can only be viewed one at a time by clicking directly on the picture link, but not with the rest of the email.

Any ideas?

Answer:Convert plain text email to html - Outlook 2007

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Outlook 2007 has begun to behave strangely.

Plain text messages received do not display in the font selected in Tools>Options>Mail Format>Stationery & Fonts>Composing and reading plain text messages

These incoming messages are suddenly displaying in a smaller font, Time New Roman 10 (or some paragraphs Tahoma 10) even though the more readable default font Consolas 10.5 is still set there.

No changes to font and size in that dialogue have any effect at all on *received* plain text messages (but new *created* messages respond to changes made in the dialogue)

Created plain text messages correctly use Consolas 10.5 or any other setting when selected, the problem is only received plain text messages.

Anyone have a clue?

Answer:Outlook 2007 display plain text messages options voided

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Hi, I haven't found an answer to this yet, so I'm opening another thread.

I'm using Outlook 2003 in Win 7, and occasionally emails arrive (from gmail and hotmail accounts) that should be HTML but have been converted to plain text, with all the background HTML code (makes for long messages) and none of the pictures or graphics the sender sent.

It happens occasionally - mail from the same source sometimes comes through as HTML, and sometimes is converted to plain text and un-readable.

The Read All Standard Mail In Plain Text cb has always been clear; I don't have any add-ins installed; don't have AVG installed (I don't have any anti-virus programs installed at the moment).

Anyone have any other ideas I can try?

Answer:Outlook 2003 sporadically converts incoming HTML mail to plain text

It depends on how the sender is sending the email. Do all other emails from all other sources come in in the correct format?

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Hi all,

I wanna ask how to add other plain text fonts other than the default choices in IE9/10 "Appearance" option, any way to go? Thanks in advance.

Answer:How to add plain text font in IE9/10?

Hello tkrojam,

The fonts available for IE9/10 "Appearance" option use the same fonts that are included by default and installed for Windows. Installing a plain text .ttc font you like, will have it added to the list.

Fonts - Install

Hope this helps,

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I know I can change font style in OE5.50 by going to Rich Text format, BUT is there a way to change the font--including its size-- currently being used (Times Roman) to something different in a message sent/received when using Plain Text

Answer:OE5.5 Plain Text FONT Question

Went to OE5.5 > Tools >Options > Compose and changed MAIL & NEWS fonts to New Courier 12, hit "Apply" closed OE5.50, and upon restarting, it defaulted back to Times Roman.

Is there any way to change the font style in Plain Text send/receive E-mails, or am I just stuck with this font, which to me, isn't that easy to read.

OE 5.50 Version I'm using with Windows 98SE is: 5.50.3133.2400

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I was typing an email in Outlook and when I tried to move the cursor up to correct an error, I remember hitting the up arrow key. The next thing I knew, the font (Arial 11) had shrunk so small I could hardly read it. I tried to reformat the font, but it still said Arial 11. I had to enlarge the font to 14 so I could read what I was typing. But after sending the message and looking in my Sent box, the font now looked like 14. Other messages previously sent all looked correct - Arial 11. This happens every time I compose, forward, or reply. I haven't figured out how to correct it. I obviously hit some key combination that caused this. Rebooting did not solve the problem. Any suggestions??

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Hello,My font style and size has become very large when composing a message and I cannot resolve the problem. How can I get things back to normal, please?Thank you.CAL

Answer:Outlook: Composing Font Problem

Cal, tell us what you have tried, so we don't post suggestions on things you've already done.

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I normally use Outlook Express 6 but recently I installed Outlook to help someone troubleshoot a problem. It's still on my system but I do not use it.

Now whenever I send a message I get a pop up telling me that some people don't want to recieve HTML mail. Then it asks me how I want to send it; HTML or Plain Text.

I get this annoying pop up everytime I send mail and I can't figure out how to get rid of it. I tried uninstalling Outlook but it seems I can't get rid of it unless I uninstall the whole office suite.

Any suggestions? Thanks

Answer:HTML Mail vs Plain text

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Since installing Office 2003/SP3 all my in coming mai is being shown in plain text.

I have not ticked the box which requests this.

Ticking the box, exiting Outlook then unticking doesn't work.

How can I change back to 'normal'



Answer:Outlok 2003/SP3 - In-mail always Plain Text

Update on this.

Other forums pointed the finger at AVG8. After some trouble (had to reinstall AVG to be able to deactivate e-mail certification) I eliminated that.

I had a Rule in Outlook to send unwanted mail to Outlook's Junk E-mail folder - these were the ones beilng changed.

When I created my own folder and changed the Rule to match it was OK.

It now looks like irrespective of whether you tick the box or not, Outlook changes the view to Plain text on anything it puts in the Junk folder.

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I am an IT administrator for a company who Operates over a WAN with about 200 computers. Today randomly 3 (only 3) computers are having problems with their Outlook Express. When they go to open outlook(sometimes it freezes) or compose an e-mail(always freezes) the programs freezes. I cannot figure out what the problem is. All 3 computers are running Windows 2000.


Answer:Outlook Express freezes when composing e-mail

My guess is they are running McAfee and downloaded the faulty update yesterday.

You may need to uninstall and reinstall it, I came here just knowing people would be posting problems, I was ready to reformat last night (winlogon and Mcafee products using 100% CPU)

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Suddenly my Outlook 2003 hangs intermitently when composing mail and sometimes I get messages saying it cannot use Word as the editor and must switch to using Outlook editor. I have used Word for years as editor. The box is still ticked under Tools to use Word.
I say hanging, it actually shows the teatimer symbol for a while and I have to wait for this to finish before being able to progress, this will happen intermitently while composing mail.
Also this happens sometimes when I am deleting mail.
All functions eventually complete, but are slowed significantly during the delays.

I thought I would run a scan to check for any virus using Malwarebytes, but it would not run and showed a Runtime error. So I tried to delete this program with the intent to re-download it, but in Add/Remove programs it also showed a Runtime error when I clicked delete. So I am not sure if there is any connection here between the two problems?

However the Outlook problem is my priority.
Help is requested with this please.


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I have set up a mail merge to create personalized emails. Within the body of each is a personalized link to an online survey. When I perform the merge, the links are inserted as text and are not clickable, as I want them to be. Because each link has a unique ID appended to it and is specific to the individual receiving the email, I cannot simply place the url in the email before mail merging. I am using Office 2007: Word 2007 to create the email and Excel 2007 for the data I'm merging. My degaul mail program is Outlook 2007.

I would appreciate any help on this. I am stuck.

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Hi everyone, new to the board and hope you can help.

I use Windows ME, have a Pentium III processor PC and use Outlook 6 (6.00.2800.1106 to be precise). Normally, no problems with any of it.

Just lately though, and seemingly at random, in the middle of replying to e-mails (Mails or NG messages), I get the following error message

MSIMN has caused an error in MSHTML.DLL

This application will now close

And indeed it does.

This is getting unbelievably frustrating as it can happen at any point in the writing, meaning I've lost more than a few e-mails just before I've finished them and have them this close to sending.

There's probably some horribly obvious thing I'm failing to do, but if anyone can offer any help here, I'd be terribly grateful!

Thanks for reading if nothing else, folks!


Answer:[SOLVED] Msimn error when composing e-mail in Outlook

It's a known conflict with the Gator software so if you haven't downloaded Spybot, do so and run it to get rid of Gator and other spyware.

If spyware's not the problem, take a look at this page for possible help.

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When I set my READ preferences for email in Outlook Express to plain text by checking the box under OPTIONS/READ, it keeps reverting to html mail by unchecking the box. I have pressed OK, pressed APPLY, have closed and restarted OE -nothing seems to help.Can anybody advise me?

Answer:Plain text in Outlook Express

If you look up Plain Text Formatting in OE's Help files and then click on "To change the font, style, and size of text" you should find out where you are going wrong.

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HelloI have a strange problem with Outlook (2003) and Plain Text messages which I hope you can help me with.I have a PHP file which automatically forwards a txt file to a given email address, however the formatting is lost when it arrives in my copy of outlook. I've tried various difference copies PCs with the following results:-PC 1 - Outlook 2003 (11.8217.8221) SP3 + Vista  = Does not workPC 2 - Outlook 2003 (11.8217.8221) SP3 + Vista    = WorksPC 3 - Outlook 2003 (11.8217.8221) SP3 + Vista    = WorksPC 4 - Outlook 2000 + XP = Does not workIf the email is sent to me via an email forwarding filter (e.g googlemail) it then arrives fine at my end.Example - File as it leaves the serverText Line 1     2    3.00Text Line 2     1    3.45Text Line 3     4    1.25   etcDirect to my outlook I get :- Text Line 1     2    3.00   Text Line 2     1    3.45 Text Line 3     4    1.25  Everybody else and via googlemail to me: -Text Line 1     2    3.00Text Line 2     1    3.45Text Line 3     4    1.25Any ideas what flag / setting I have wrong somewhere?

Answer:Outlook and Plain Text Formatting

What is the mail format set to on the machines?Tools > Options > Mail FormatSome could be set to Plain and the others to Rich or HTML

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I'm using Outlook 2003. Sometimes, when I reply to or forward a message, the format changes from "HTML" or "rich text" to "plain text", thus losing all colour and font information.

Does Outlook have an option to prevent this?

Answer:Outlook switches to plain text

The format is based on the senders options in the received email.

Remember that if the sender has chosen plain text, even if you respond in HTML it will probably be stripped out at their end.

A good artlicle here:

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how can I view a email mesage in plain/text in Windows Live Mail ?

In Thunderbird, there is an option to switch between text/plain and text/html views if the message has both contents.


Answer:Windows Live Mail, how to view message in plain text ?

found it:

Increase your email security by reading all email in plain text

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Hello! This is a pretty specific question, but it may apply to a number of different webmail applications - I'm not sure. If I go (for example) to and send an ecard to my Hotmail account, there's an extra line break between each paragraph of the automatic e-mail, so it looks really "spaced out" - if I send an ecard to my Outlook, or Gmail, or several other e-mail clients, it looks correct. Any idea why Hotmail (and Bellsouth, plus perhaps others) adds extra line breaks between paragraphs, and if there's anything that can be done in the software that sends the message, to prevent this? Not looking for programming help, just something along the lines of "Hotmail interprets 'this tag' differently, so use 'this other tag' instead." Thanks ~ Scott

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Hello there, hope you can help.

I am running WIn98 (Dont laugh!! lol) and Outlook Express and I have quite a few Yahoo Groups that I run where members can send me email from.

The problem is that I want to be able to have the option of reading any email that arrives in my Outlook Express box as a plain text file, the reason for this is as you know, viruses etc can travel in so many forms and this would be easier for me do without the disadvantage of possible attacks.

I thought it would be as easy as a Read As Plain Text in the Read option but I dont appear to have one.

If it's not possible that way, is there a add on for Outlook Express that will do the job.

All the best.


Answer:OUtlook Express - Read Only Plain Text?

I use Mailwasher from to preview all of my mail.

A program that makes it easy to make the text setting is Calypso (freeware) from

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Is it possible to have Outlook pick a signature to use based on the email style formatting (HTML or Plain Text)?

For example if it was HTML the company logo will show, if it isn't the company name will be written in plain text.

Answer:Outlook Signatures for Plain Text and HTML

Yes, it generates 3 different files. <signature name>.htm, <signature name>.rtf, and <signature name>.txt. The appropriate file is used depending on the format of the message you send. Check %appdata%\Microsoft\Signatures.

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I have Outlook 2003 and I have two problems:

1. When replying to HTML emails, my reply automatically becomes HTML formatted despite having set Outlook to create all new messages, forwards, and replies in Plain Text. What gives?

2. When replying to a Plain Text email, my signature is not automatically inserted. My signature is in Plain Text. What the..? But if I reply to a HTML email, it inserts my signature.

Any ideas?

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I am asking this on behalf of a friend. She says:

I am running Windows XP on a stand alone PC. I have recently bought and installed Office XP Professional.

Until now I have used Outlook Express for all my e-mail. I now would like to use Outlook 2002, but find when I send a message that was composed in HTML, it converts it to plain text. They are still in HTML in the 'Sent Folder' but are always received in Plain Text. I have tested this by sending to myself and to several others, who normally would receive HTML messages from me.

I have checked all the settings...Tools/Options/Mail Format Tab...'Compose in this Message Format'...HTML etc.

I have used Detect and Repair, and have Re-Installed Office. I would really appreciate any suggestions.
This has got me stumped. Does anyone have any suggestions to try?

Answer:Outlook 2002 Converts To Plain Text

It kinda happens to me too. Some messages I get in HTML, others i get in text - which were suposed to be in HTML.
I have a theory that it's because that HTML onces have something like this in front of them
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">

And the html onces that show up like text don't.
Perhaps it's because only programs that make HTML emails can get though as HTML.

Anyone else have any idea's on this?

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My dad recently got a new laptop to replace his five year old beast. On that five year old beast is thousands upon thousands of very important business emails and legal documents. Naturally, he needs to have access to these emails.

Due to his concerns about getting his new laptop up and running, I didn't get to do the logical thing and transfer his old emails and settings over to his new laptop before he started using it. Now, it's been over a month and his new laptop is quickly accumulating new piles of vital emails.

I need to find a way for him to read his old emails quickly and easily.

He uses Microsoft Outlook. I've got the original computer with all the emails on it as well as his new computer. Can I import his old email into Outlook on his new computer without losing any of his new email or overwriting his new settings? Failing that, is there a way for me to view his emails, as saved by Outlook in .dbx files, in plain text?

Note: this isn't a situation where I can just try something and hope it works. My dad's a lawyer and losing a single email can be roughly equivalent to the end of the world. So I'm not going to do anything experimental like trying to import his old emails just to see if it works unless someone knows for sure that it will.

Answer:Read emails in plain text without Outlook

Ah I was going to aim you at a small app that was free but now costs $5 called DBExtract as it will do exactly what you need.

it recovers the emails into a text file, sadly leaves the header and footer info ( email server info etc in the text file )

Worth a look at the app anyhow, their maybe an older free version still knocking around on the net.

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When I send an email to several individually named recipients, some are able to see an embedded gif and some get it as plain text. Is there something I should change in my settings to avoid this? I am running Windows XP Pro and Outlook 2003. Thank you!!

Answer:Outlook 2003: HTML to Plain Text

If some are receiving it properly, then the problem is not at your end, the ones who are seeing it as plain text need to change their settings to allow HTML and to show images.

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HiWhen I open a new document in Word 2007 it comes up with a font sized 1638 (instead of the much more usable 11 or 12).I've tried changing the font to 12 then setting this as the default but whenever I open up a new doc its back to size 1638.Any advice appreciated.

Answer:Word 2007 default doc opening with huge font

Probably click here but you'll need to adapt the solution for Word 2007.

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Hai everyone. Might need help from you expert guys. Todays I received a calles from user who having problem on her outlook 2003 which was situation is weired to us. The problem what she faced on her outlook is the plain text or body content of the email the alignment was improper order after she sending out this email to other user.

I have check her outlook setting to determine whether she using HTML format sending out her email. After checking she does using HTML format sending out the email. Problem was we are not sure what is actual problem causing this. Receiver email also received the same result of improper order alignment on email body content as what she sending to them.

Do you guys have any solution for this? Or you need some screenshot?

For example: I draft my email with point form method at Outlook there such as

1. xxxxxxxxxxxxx
2. xsxxxxxxxxxxx
3. xdxxxxxxxxxxx
4. xexxxxxxxxxxx
5. xwxxxxxxxxxxx

After sending to other user including myself the body content become

1. xxxxxxxxxxxxx
2. xsxxxxxxxxxxx
​3. xdxxxxxxxxxxx
4. xexxxxxxxxxxx
5. xwxxxxxxxxxxx


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Is there a way to set Outlook (2002) to send Plain Text Emails through a certain account?

I just started a work at home position, and they like any emails that are sent through their accounts to be plain text. I've already set it so that if I am sending an email to 'so and so' it will send it in plain text. However, there are times I will be emailing customers, and I obviously don't have their email addresses ahead of time. Besides manually changing it to plain text, is there a way to set the work accounts to only send plain, without changing my personal accounts?


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Quote: Originally Posted by Golden

I think that might be the problem - their ISP, for whatever reason, converts their email to plain text. It also could be that your ISP converts any mail from their ISP to plain text.

Unfortunately, there isn't much/anything that can be done about that.


I have two addreses. One provided by my ISP and the other my web host - which we just switched this past weekend. I have spoken to the latter and asked if there is any setting they se anywhere that could convert HTML to text and naturally the answer was no.

Answer:Outlook 2010 html appearing as plain text

I'm using Outlook 2010 64bit as my client to my Hotmail account. On my previous computer, I had the same setup only 32 bit Outlook 2010 and it worked fine. On my new build, some but not all, HTML emails are being rendered as plain text. It seems to be more common if the client is running as opposed to starting the client. The emails are not specific to any sender and the weird thing is that I can move those emails that aren't rendering correctly to a temp folder in Outlook, sync with Hotmail, go to the Hotmail web interface and move those emails back to the inbox from the temp folder, resync and they show up rendered as HTML in my Outlook client. That tells me that it isn't the emails themselves. I have found no other way for Outlook to recognize these emails as HTML once they have been opened in the client. Weird no?

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I monitor an email group using Outlook 2000 for applcation support here at the office. Sometimes when I respond to an email that was sent by another user, and also replay to the group server, the main group server rejects it and says I am not sending plain text. I do have Outlook set to send pain text. Under "Options" "Mail Format" I have "plain text" selected. When this happens it is when I am responding to an email that someone else has sent to the group. His email was accepted by the server so it was obviously "Plain text", but something is happening when I reply to it that adds something to convert it from plain text, or at least the email server thinks it is no longer plain text. (This is a private group, and not a Yahoo group or such as that). Does anyone have a clue as to what might be happening here?

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I create html emails and sent out through outlook 7 but when recieved they are plain text with attachments for graphics. Yet, they appear html in outlook 7! It started fine but issues started this past week. HELP! I love my html!

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Im running MS Outlook 2002 and recently I changed the setting in the registry (ReadPlainText Value=1) and I am still receiving messages in HTML. Not all, but sometimes especially from spammers.

I DO NOT want to receive messages in HTML in Outlook 2002. How could I double check the settings again to make sure of this, or how could I even test it myself?

I read an article that you have to do the following to Enable to RECEIVE messages in Plain Text. I did the registry value change though. But once I download this download ZIP file, what do I do with it after I extract the ZIp file??? And where should I save this ZIP file before downloading??? Here are the instructions that I do not really understand:

In Outlook 2002, you must download the latest service pack and add a setting in the registry. Instructions on how to do this is here:;en-us;307594
Ensure you have the latest service pack already installed and you can download and apply this registry patch: ~ 330 bytes

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Good Morning, I have a issue that I would like to put out there for discussion.... I have a customer with a Windows 7 Home Premium notebook, and he is using Outlook 2003 to read his email. He receives one email a day from the same sender that when read the email is basically in code, with no photos, icons, etc.. and at the top of the email it says "plain text". Now I would assume that the sender for some reason it sending the email in "plain text" but he claims that his old notebook (Dell with XP) and the other users in his office receive the email just fine.

Any Ideas?


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Windows XP
Outlook 2003 (POP3, no exchange server)

I have a user on our network who is experiencing a really long lag time for printing plain text emails, but not for HTML emails. All other applications (Word, IE, etc) are also printing fine. The lag time can be up to several minutes, and he's found that when he does a ctrl alt delete it will prompt the printing window to come up (with the task manager), and then he can print. It's not a debilitating problem, but it's really annoying. I've already tried deleting and recreating the outlprnt file, but to no avail.

Any suggestions? Thanks.

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I'm a new user to Outlook 2003. My question is can I set up outlook somehow to automatically format my responses to be in HTML format, regardless of the format of the original email I received? I think this was an option in Outlook 2000, but I can't find that particular setting in 2003...

The reason I'd like to do this is because my signature is automatically placed in every reply, but in responses to plain text messages the signature looks very...plain.

A different but related subject - if I were to set up email messages to NOT automatically insert a signature, can I then insert the signature on my own? In Outlook 2000 I could go to "Insert" and select a signature, but there is not signature option in the Insert pull down menu in 2003 emails.


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My Outlook is possessed! Not all the time but random times and messages, it changes the email message from html format to plain text and deactivates the links inside the message.
Does anyone have a clue why and how to fix it? Thanks! Alan

Answer:Outlook - changing html to plain text and removing links

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I'm trying to resolve a problem for a client who is using Outlook 2000. They use the HTML format in their emails as they have a nifty signature and use other HTML options. They also print these emails. When they print, the formatting of the email is different from what is on the screen. Once I switch the email to plain text, the onscreen appearance resembles the printout, but the signature is also converted leaving a mess. There is no line wrapping on the printout (in HTML mode) either and some parts are printed off the page.
Thanks for any advice.

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We use Outlook 2007 in our office. About two weeks ago, all of the emails I have been sending to the boss have been arriving in her Inbox as Plain Text. This morning she didn't receive the new staff member's email contact info I attached to a group message...everyone else in the office received my message in HTML, with the attachment, no problem.
I did some surfing this afternoon...found suggestions to check Email Settings under Trust Centre in Outlook...not the problem. Also found some allusions to AVG being the problem, checked those settings, again...not the problem.We need to get this sorted ASAP.
Thanks very much for your help!

Answer:Solved: Outlook suddenly changing HTML to plain text

More surfing last night found this...

Open the Contacts folder in Outlook. Double-click the contact you want to change.
Double-click the contact's email address.
Uncheck "Send plain text only" in the "Internet Format" box. Press "OK."

When I got to work this morning and looked, sure enough...Send Plain Text only had somehow gotten checked. I unchecked it, sent a test message and all is good again.


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When Outlook calendar invitations are sent to certain recipients, they receive a plain text email as opposed to an actual iCal file. I have been doing my research on this, but have yet to find an answer. In order to narrow down the problem, I did a tightly controlled experiment:

I have Outlook configured to access email from several different POP3 servers, with all mail being directed to the same PST file. The first POP3 server is on my personal domain - I have a Linux-based VPS where the site is manage. The second POP3 server is a GoDaddy server.

Sent via my personal domain:
I created a first event in my Calendar and invited myself (personal domain). The message in the Sent folder is a proper iCal invitation and the invitation that I received is a proper iCal invitation. I then created a second event in my Calendar and invited myself (GoDaddy domain). The message in the Sent folder is a proper iCal invitation and the invitation that I received is plain text.

Sent via the GoDaddy domain:
I created a first event in my Calendar and invited myself (personal domain). The message in the Sent folder is a proper iCal invitation and the invitation that I received is a proper iCal invitation. I then created a second event in my Calendar and invited myself (GoDaddy domain). The message in the Sent folder is a proper iCal invitation and the invitation that I received is a proper iCal invitation.

In summary, the only instance that failed was when I sent the invite via my personal dom... Read more

Answer:Outlook 2010 calendar invite being recieved as plain text

I left out one, potentially important bit of info: Outbound emails from my server are routed through MandraillApp. Some further testing seems to suggest that MandraillApp is the culprit. Has anyone else seen this behavior? If so, any suggestions for resolving the problem?

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Okay, I have a nice corporate email signature on the bottom of each email.

It looks great in HTML,
I have also check inside the txt and rich signature files inside
to make sure it looks good in those formats. and it would seem okay in those files.

When I open a new message to compose in outlook, it auto opens in html. when I change this
to rich text, there is an error>
it repeats my web address and also reveals and web address from my past company!

how is this hidden, and how can i remove it?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Problem with html Signature in outlook 2003, when seen in plain/rich text.

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Am using Vista Home Premium and Outlook 2003.

Sometimes, but not always (even during the same send/receive) Outlook 2003 converts incoming HTML email to plain text. This has been happening on and off for the last three weeks.

Outlook options are set to NOT convert to plain text and to use Outlook as email editor, with html for new messages. There are no add-ins or com options installed.

Like I said, this doesn't happen all the time, but does happen every time from one particular address. I've check with him and all other people sent the same email received it OK.

Am also using Avira Antivir for email virus scans.

Help would be appreciated!


Answer:Outlook 2003 sometimes converts incoming HTML email to plain text


I wondered whether you'd had any luck with your problem as I have exactly the same. The email that converts to plain text is always a gmail account and if I read the mail through my secure webmail account, I don't have the problem.

Did you manage to sort out the problem?


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I have my default email format set to .html. When I compose a new message it looks like everything's working just fine. I send my .html message and even in my sent box, it shows that my .html message formatted properly. However, when others open my messages, they have been converted to plain text. I've checked my office-mates computers and they do not have the setting "convert incoming messages to plain text" so that can't be the problem. I've tested it with 5 people using Outlook who can receive .html messages just fine. I've tested it with my Yahoo address to. For some reason, Outlook is converting my .html (and Rich Text too) email messages into plain text. Everyone else in the office sends and receives html email with a nicely formatted signature just fine. Why can't I? Please help!

I'm running Windows XP with Office 2003 SP 2.


Answer:Solved: Outlook 2003 Bug - html outgoing emails converted to plain text

Do you have any anti-virus software running on the PC? Some antivirus software may install an Outlook add-in that may convert the message to plain text to avoid spreading of viruses. Check under your "Add-Ins" and disable them all to see if one of the add-ins is causing the problem. If you are on an Exchange server the admin may have also disabled this functionality.


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hebrew font is not recognised in Outlook 2007 although it is installled in office 2007 and works well in word 2007 & exel 2007 - the hebrew text always comes up as ?????.?????? when displaying the senders name in an email received - instead of the hebrew text.Can anybody correct this ?

Answer:hebrew font is working in word 2007 but not in outlook 2007

Do you have any COM add ins? Can you copy and paste the Hebrew lettering from word to an email in outlook (may be a quick work around)?Im unsure of the specifics to your problem but I did find this on the internet:in order to display multibyte (ie hebrew) characters correctly,- you must use a Unicode-type PST file- you must run Outlook in Unicode mode- the incoming message must be properly encoded (by the sender) as Hebrew.

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Hello to all of you. 2 months ago I had office 2007 and then i installed office 2010 beta. I chose to keep both of them but it forces you to use outlook 2010. Now 2 months later, i uninstalled office 2010 and reinstalled 2007 but in outlook 2007 i can't see any of my emails that were send or received while i was using outlook 2010. Where can i find these emails? Please help me cause these emails are related to my work....

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Sorry if this is in the wrong forum. I couldn't find "software" or "other problems".

I've tried dozens of programs. I've websearched for hours. I now come to you on bended knees.

First problem: I want to be able to set a hotkey, that inserts a pre-defined line of text into any text editor. I want to do a bunch of different ones. Say, ALT+SHIFT+D = [email protected], and ALT+SHIFT+C = I love you too, honey. I want to be able to do this so I don't have to get carpal tunnel typing in the exact same same word or phrase hundreds of times a week. I couldn't find a program that worked like this, or I couldn't figure out how to make it work (like AutoHotKey... I read the first page of their tutorial three times and each time I needed an aspirin afterwards), because I am not a propeller head and thus incapable of wrapping my mind around any language that isn't the king's English. :)

Second problem: I want to be able to copy plain text and paste as plain text, but I do not want to CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+C or WINDOWS+V. Big no. I just want to CTRL+C, CTRL+V like I've done my entire life. Like I've said, I tried a bunch of them, and the few that let you choose the hotkey, for some unfathomable reason pout and stick their noses in the air when you ask them politely to set it to CTRL+C or CTRL+V.

Thank you and have a great week!

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I've tried dozens of programs. I've websearched for hours. I now come to you on bended knees. First problem: I want to be able to set a hotkey, that inserts a pre-defined line of text into any text editor. I want to do a bunch of different ones. Say, ALT+SHIFT+D = [email protected], and ALT+SHIFT+C = I love you too, honey. I want to be able to do this so I don't have to get carpal tunnel typing in the exact same same word or phrase hundreds of times a week. I couldn't find a program that worked like this, or I couldn't figure out how to make it work (like AutoHotKey... I read the first page of their tutorial three times and each time I needed an aspirin afterwards), because I am not a propeller head and thus incapable of wrapping my mind around any language that isn't the king's English. Second problem: I want to be able to copy plain text and paste as plain text, but I do not want to CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+C or WINDOWS+V. [<Removed link by Moderator - ETAF> I just want to CTRL+C, CTRL+V like I've done my entire life. Like I've said, I tried a bunch of them, and the few that let you choose the hotkey, for some unfathomable reason pout and stick their noses in the air when you ask them politely to set it to CTRL+C or CTRL+V. Thank you and have a great week!

Answer:Two things: CTRL+C plain text, and hotkey to insert text?

i have removed the link - as normally this would be considered spam - not sure why you posted the link

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Win 7/64. Whenever I read an incoming e-mail, the font size I see is the size shown in the font size window.
However, when I try to compose, forward or reply/reply all, the font that shows up on the screen is so tiny that it barely readable. When I'm replying, even the original e-mail text is tiny. This just started happening the last couple of days.
Any idea of how to fix it??

P.S. Even though my messages go out with tiny text, when I send one to myself, I receive it with normal size text, and nobody I send to has complained that they're getting tiny text.

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Question: Outlook 2007 Font

Since Outlook 2007 uses the Word editor (and you can't change this w/o uninstalling Word),I can't get the NormalEmail or the Normal template to hold my font. I'm using a font called Architect which I installed on my laptop and I'll create the style and save it as the Normal and NormalEmail templates, but as soon as you start typing (whether in Word or Outlook), it changes to Cambria Math immediately. I tried deleting that font (Cambria Math) and then it defaults to Tahoma. However, when I click on the Clear Formatting OR the Style button I created, it will then modify all the text to the Architect font, but I can't get it to retain the settings. Other things I tried was deleting all templates in the registry, changing the theme to NO THEME and "Always use my fonts." I don't understand why the font won't stay if it's installed on the computer. Anyone have any ideas? I've worked on this for 2 days and have tried every workaround other people said worked and nothing has resolved this.

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Question: Outlook 2007 Font

I have a macro that creates a Calendar Event for selectedcontacts, and in the body of the Calendar Event, it shows words from certainfields of each Contact selected.

So for example, the field of the Contacts which is theFullName of each Contact, the full name of the Contact shows up as to eachContact selected.

Is there a way to add to the macro so that the words comingfrom the FullName field can be designed as a font that would be Times New Roman 14, Color Blue, Bold andUnderlined Bold? And it's not beselecting the words and changing font…it is simply automatic when it shows upin the Body field.

So there is the standard code lines that come with it, and here is the basic code lines that does what I saidabove :

Dim strDynamicDL2 As String

strDynamicDL = strDynamicDL & objItem.FullName &(";")

With itmAppt.Body

itmAppt.Body = strDynamicDL2

End With

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Question: outlook 2007 font


I'm using outlook 2007 and am facing a problem in viewing fonts properly in the body of the message. Whenever I get a mail in a regional language, it appears properly in the subject field only, where as in the body, it appears like small boxes. Am sure there is a fix to this.

Please help.

Thanks in advance,
Amit Kotak.


Answer:outlook 2007 font

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Question: Outlook 2007 Font

I have a macro that creates a Calendar Event for selected contacts, and in the body of the Calendar Event, it shows words from certain fields of each Contact selected.

So for example, the field of the Contacts which is the FullName of each Contact, the full name of the Contact shows up as to each Contact selected.

Is there a way to add to the macro so that the words coming from the FullName field can be designed as a font that would be Times New Roman 14, Color Blue, Bold and Underlined Bold? And it's not be selecting the words and changing font?it is simply automatic when it shows up in the Body field.

So there is the standard code lines that come with it, and here is the basic code lines that does what I said above :

Dim strDynamicDL2 As String

strDynamicDL = strDynamicDL & objItem.FullName & (";")

With itmAppt.Body

itmAppt.Body = strDynamicDL2

End With

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I am using a Lenovo T61 with Vista and Outlook.
Suddenly yesterday while composing an email message in Outlook, the type in the text box turned into tiny unreadable characters. Now all messages are in that same tiny unreadable font. I have closed Outlook and booted the system. I have checked the font in the tool bar and in the Preferences page and it is fine. The text in subject fields appears fine. When I send the document, it appears properly in the read pane for my computer and for those I send it to. I can ONLY read what I am typing in the text box by changing hte default font to 72 which still appears pretty small on screen but appears huge when sent that way.

It appears to be a toggle switch or setting that got changed but I can't figure out what or where. BTW typing this text into the text box for this web based forum is fine... so it is only in Outlook itself. And it does not affect documents in Word or in search bars on Google or other web mail related locations.

Help would be most appreciated!

Answer:Solved: tiny font in Outlook text box

Never mind gurus... I found another message with the same problem and resolved it the same way - through returning the view pane to 100% - Mine was at 10% - who knows why!!!!
Sorry to have troubled all of you! But I WILL post another problem shortly!

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I would like to add more colours to the "normal" Black/Maroon/Green/Olive/Navy etc drop down menu selection of colours available to type emails with. Is there any way I can do that?Win Me.

Answer:Outlook Express Font/Text Colours

Browse to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Stationery open an HTML file in Notepad, e.g. ivy.html or a copy of it. Change the background-color and color (text colour) to what you here for a list of html colours<html><head><style><!-- body,P.msoNormal, LI.msoNormal { background-position: top left; background-repeat: repeat-y; background-color: "Skyblue";margin-left: 4em;margin-top: 0em;margin-bottom: 0em;color: "darkblue";font-size: 12pt;font-weight: normal;font-family: "Arial";}--></style></head><BODY background="Ivy.gif">  </body></html>

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'Outlook Today' is the default home page (for every Outlook version that I have ever seen).
The text in my Outlook (2007) Today is all underlined. Does anyone know how to change Outlook Today's font?

Thanks, Randy

Answer:font in Outlook Todau (Outlook 2007)

Tools-->Options, Advanced Options tab.
Choose a folder to start in.... I use my inbox.

Also, I believe the fonts in Outlook today would be the same as your desktop fonts.

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Windows Vista, Office 2007

I've been getting weird font characters substituted for apostrophes, periods, quotation marks and triple periods when sending Outlook emails. Word is the editor. Here's an example:

Sent text:
“and that’s the truth”…and a little more

Received text:
“and that's the truth”…and a little more

I've read this may be a Word Auto-Correct and/or ASCII vs. UTF-8 issue. However, I have not been able to figure out how to correct it. I've been turning Word/Outlook features on and off for days without fixing the problem. It's driving me nuts! Word's Auto-Correct exceptions does not allow punctuation marks to be input as "exceptions", only words. Can you offer any advice? Thanks.


Answer:Font substitution in Outlook 2007

You could have a missing system font. See this list of required fonts on your PC:

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Hi Guys,

I have a weird problem. I have a user who when she types an email(new or responding) using Outlook 2007, when she hits enter to start typing in the body of the email, the font changes color. The hearder is fine, it's just the body for some reason.

I have checked all the settings and the fonts and color are set the same for new, replying and composing emails.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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I wondering if anyone can help me with this. When I receive new mail messages (forwards or not) sometimes the fonts are to small for me to read. What I've been doing is copying/pasting into Word, but that's a waste of time. I'm fairly new to Outlook 2007, but I can't see a way to increase the font within a new mail message. If I'm sending mail I have the option, but for some reason it's not where I need it, that I can find. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it.

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Font Increase in Outlook 2007

The sender has sent the message to you with these size fonts.
You can view all your messages in plan text though (instead of Rich Text Format) but then you will lose any other font style too.

Look through the settings of Outlook to change to plain text, or contact the sender back, and ask for a larger font size in new messages.

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I have tried to change the font in Outlook 2007 but cannot succeed: I have used the Help advice to use Options etc but it states that I should then tick Save as Default - however this option does not show on the relevant page. I have also tried under Stationery and Fonts but after selecting Aerial, when I go back to New Email it has returned to Sans Serif! I am changing the font manually each time \i send a new email and it is annoying that this has to be done. Surely there is an easier way. I am running Windows 7 professional with lots of memory and disk space,

Answer:Font change in Outlook 2007

I'm using Outlook 2003 but I believe the process is similar. Tools, Options, Mail Format tab, Fonts button. After making the changes make sure that 'Always use my fonts' option is selected.

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How do I get the font size to stay at 10, I have changed it but it always reverts back to 12 when I start a new email. I didn't have this problem with Outlook 2002.

Answer:email font Size in Outlook 2007


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I have just installed Microsoft Outlook 2007 and some of the column fonts are kinda small. From left to right I have the 3 columns Mail, Inbox, and To Do.
I can change the fontsize in the Inbox column so I can read the emails ok but I can't seem to change the size of the Mail column fonts that has the heading Favorite Folders followed below by inbox, sent items, outbox on down. Same thing with the To Do column where the calendar and other notes are. The font size is just too small within the column.
Someone know how to change the size of the fonts in those columns? I tried going to
VIew> Current View> Customize Current View> Other Settings> Column Fonts but still they stay the same small size when I change them from a 8 font to a 13 font

Thanks to all that response


Answer:Changing Font size in Outlook 2007

Have you tried shutting down Outlook and restarting it to see if it requires a restart?

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Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 received messages sometimes look like big fuzzy balls. I have changed my email settings to HTML, Plain Text and Rich Text. I have changed the "Internet" setting as well.

I have Word 2007 "normal" set to Lucida Bright and Outlook set to the same font as well.

Has anyone experienced this problem and is there a fix?

Some of the received emails I have copied and pasted into Word, and it varies as to whether or not the font will change from the "fuzz balls" to standard font.


Answer:Solved: Outlook 2007 Message Font

It appears that these messages are using font NOT part of the 2007 package: Times New Roman is one of them. Seems to default in appearance to: Mary Jane deGroot

The 2007 package includes only the fonts on this page.

Notice some TTF missing and those will apparently default to the Mary Jane font, or something similar. I am using the Enterprise package and it appears that a few more fonts are missing as I used the "Typical" installation feature.

Just one more problem faced.

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I managed to change the size of the Inbox reading pane font but haven`t been able to find the same for the mail/personal folders list on the left side of Outlook. Any suggestions please?

Answer:Change font size Outlook 2007

What version of Outlook. From 2007 back it can't be done. I'll try on what you're using. If you decide to do this: Start>Run>desk.cpl>Display Properties>Appearance>Advanced>Click Icon in the > list>Choose Font and Size. You will now have a large Folder List as desired. Unfortunately everything in your computer will also be larger. Since I don't know your reasons, it might be that you'd prefer this.

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I'm having trouble with the way Outlook 2007 is viewing some emails. When replying to some emails Outlook changes the font size and color after hitting send. While editing the reply the formatting appears normal, I can change font size and color and see it in the reply. After hitting send I look in the Sent folder and the font size and color has been reset to Times New Roman, Black, 12pt. Originally I thought it may be converting the email to plain text but this is not the case, links and pictuers still work. After more research I found the emails look fine on the server when accessing the sent items through webmail. So the emails are reaching the recipient with the correct formating, but when the recipient replies and I see the email again it is once again Times New Roman, Black, 12pt font. I found that if I view the email in IE the fonts are displayed correctly. While testing I sent a reply from an affected email chain to my hotmail email and then from hotmail replied back to the affected system and that resolved the issue. This leads me to believe it is an issue with the way Word is viewing/editing the email. I have been looking into this issue for a couple days changing all kinds of options and settings in Outlook with no luck. Any suggestions?

Answer:Outlook 2007 font issue when replying

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Outlook 2007 mail search is incomplete when Visio 2007 Pro is installed.

Already uninstalled and reinstalled Office 2007 Pro SP2, Project 2007 Standard and Visio 2007 Pro.
Rebuild indexing and again uninstalled Visio 2007 Pro. Mail Search working as long as Visio not installed.

Windows XP SP3
Windows Search 4.0
Internet Explorer 8

Any suggestions as to why.

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I built a power workstation for use in unfunded engineering work in December 2007, using dual Xeon E5335s, and the machine has been a brick for all this time. A couple of weeks ago I had a RAM fan short the back of the video card and cause a disk crash. By the time I found it and recovered my data, I had a new SATA 3 card (Vantec UGT-ST644R; RAID but use as JBOD). My new fast 2 TB HD is on it, and a couple of external RAID boxes are on the external SATA cables, which limit them to SATA 2. Everything was great for a few days, but I hadn't gotten around to moving plugs around behind the computer to put all the RAID boxes on the same UPS as the computer; at least one is on a surge protector but not the UPS.

A day or two ago the lights flickered when we went to bed. When I got up, the computer had a BSOD x124, which is a generic hardware BSOD that you can't do much with as a user. I came here and read what you had from two fellows in 2011 and reconfigured my error correcting to get a minidump, and, sure enough, I got another BSOD with a minidump a few hours later.

I tried to make a boot floppy to re-flash my BIOS but there wasn't enough room. I farkled things trying out boot CD-ROMs and had to unplug everything except my C drive and run the Windows 7 installation disk boot repair to clean things up. Difficulties continued with the RAID drives until I finally found and fixed a loose SATA connection on the back of one of them - a 3 TB which was not on the UPS, and which d... Read more

Answer:BSOD 0x124 every 8 hours, sitting or composing text; OK for 6 years!

Well, the computer was showing it's usually cheerful screen on the logon screen this morning, and there are still only two minidump files from yesterday's three BSODs, so it made it through the night without a BSOD.

After the third BSOD I discovered that at least one of the SATA cables to the external RAID enclosures, the one to the 3 TB that I was having trouble mouting, could use a better connection, and did have some success re-seating it in the enclosure case. The cables I have been using came in the box with the RAID drives. I've got some locking six-foot SATA cables coming to make sure that never happens again. The 3 TB is USB 3; I may put it there if that is a more robust connection. The 2 TB "cloud" backup has a USB 2 connection that should be OK for occasional overnight automatic compressed backup. I may move it over to USB, particularly if you say that SATA has *anything* to do with my BSOD, freeing my SATA 3 card only for real-time system stuff like the boot disk an a data drive that I need all the time, which will happen if the 3 TB RAID gets at all slow. In the process of getting the Windows 7 install DVD to examine the boot disk, I removed an old 1 TB Hitachi that was there because, after it's disk crash a couple of weeks ago, I cleared it off and restored ti 100%, bootable, with with Acronis from backup files on the "cloud" RAID, and it was slowing down the Microsoft repair software with it's never-to-boot-again system installation; i... Read more

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Hiya - I just upgraded to Office 2007 and I've run into something I just can't figure out:

How do you change the font for individual items on the daily calendar in the printed version of it?

I found the Page Setup -> Daily, and the fonts in there affect the right hand Notes section and the footer.

In View -> Customize Current View you can change the font for the individual items onscreen, but it does not carry over to the printed version. For the life of me I can't find a setting to change for that.

(to change the onscreen font see:

Can anyone shed any light on this? That small font is terrible on my old eyes I did download the Calendar Printing Assistant, so if anyone can point me to some good documentation for it - that might do the trick as well.

Thank you for your time.

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If you open a contact and look at the Notes section which is in the lower left, it isn't readable. The font is set to size 12. If the font is changed to size 72 it is finally readable.

Changing to a different font, like Times or Arial doesn't matter - size 72 is required to make it readable. 72 should be huge, but it it's just about the size of the text in this post.

What's going on? There are hundreds of contacts with Notes and we don't want to have to resize the font in every single one of them to fix this.

Answer:Outlook 2007 Contacts font issue with Notes

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I am running Outlook 2007 in Windows 7 Home Premium. When I compose a new message or reply or forward, the font size of what I type is MUCH larger than the font size that appears in the Formatting toolbar (which corresponds to what I selected under Tools>Options>Formatting). The recipient does see the correct font size! A damn nuisance . Can anyone help>

Answer:Solved: Outlook 2007 font size problem

Are you sure the problem is the same on a new message as in a reply or forward?

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I have been looking everywhere how to change the font size and type for my outlook 2007 navigation pane
I was able to do it with each current view in the MAIN frame (Inbox message list, etc..) but not with the navigation pane, or the to do bar, some one has an idea on how to do it?

Answer:Font Settings in Outlook 2007 navigation pane

How'd you do it in the Main frame? I can't even figure that out.

I'll keep working on this, but the how you did it there might give me an idea.

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When replying to a message, the font size is huge! And going Tools > Options > Mail Format > Stationary and Fonts and modifying the values there doesn't change anything. I've adjusted the font size in Windows XP SP2 to Normal and still no go. The font size also differs in the contacts' info page. That is, it's one size in the name, address, etc fields and different in the Notes section. Any idea how to change the defaults short of re-installing the program?

Answer:Solved: Outlook 2007 font size problem

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My outlook 2003 default format is HTML. The Default fond for new/reply messages is Arial.

The Problem:
I get a message in text format. When I manually change the format of this message to HTML, the font of the message is Times Roman.

How can I make outlook automatically use the default font (Arial) as the font for messages changed from text to HTML ?


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Windows 10, Insider fast ring, 10.0.14915.1000, Outlook 17.7167.40728.0
I start typing an e-mail within the app and it freezes after the first few characters, usually after a space or a comma. Following that, I can still edit the subject field, but can never go back to the body of the e-mail to edit it.
Any advice?

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I have an Windows (Vista) notebook with outlook 2007, and now I have an new notebook with Windows 8.1. Where I want to export my mail & contact to Windows live mail, how can I import this in WLM on my other notebook?

I already have configure my mail on WLM where I can receive and send messages. I tried something with the program Mailstore 8 but my mail is now on another computer.

I also find this link: how to export mail,calendar contact in outlook to windows live mail clientWith the "Outlook Conversion Application" solution but is this possible on different computers and has WLM an import function?

Answer:Export mail and contacts from Outlook 2007 to Windows live mail 2012?

Don I might be way off track here mate but was the Outlook account the same email address as you have set up in WLM?

Just a thought you might try adding an account to WLM using the old address and password. I did this with my old account from my service provider then went to a Hotmail account.
Now admittedly it was still within WLM but worth a try.

What I will do is try and add my work account (Outlook) to my WLM and see if it works.

PS It added the account but I have to get the POP and STMP settings right first.

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Yep, no matter what I do or try, all the mail for my Inbox goes straight into Junk Mail.

I have triple checked all the account, junk mail and security settings and they all appear OK.

Even when I mark one of these as "Safe", next time straight back to the Junk Mail.

Driving me nuts this one ..............

Answer:Solved: Outlook 2007 dumps ALL my mail directly into the Junk Mail - why?

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I am trying to import my inbox from 2007 Outlook Trial Version to Live Mail. When I use the import feature -

File - Import - Messages

It asks "select the format you want ti import email from" but only shows the following options; -

Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Windows Live Mail
Windows Mail

When I try Outlook Express option, it doesn't work - any suggestions?

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After a clean install of Windows 7, I installed Office 2007. I also installed Windows Live Mail not to use it as an e-mail client, but only as an intermediate to import mail accounts. Therefore, I imported all my many e-mail accounts to Windows Live Mail from previously saved IAF files. Until here all worked as expected. The problem is that now, when I try to "Import internet mail account settings" from Windows Live Mail to Outlook it just answers "No internet accounts were found to import". How come?

Can someone please instruct me on how to overcome this problem, please?

Answer:Importing mail accounts from Live Mail to Outlook 2007

Please, don't rush to answer, it only passed three months since the question .

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I used Word 2007 for mail merge to send about 1000 mails to my prospects
After I click the Merge and Complete button, for every email it sends, outlook pops a warning
"Some program is trying to access to send email. If it is not ok, click deny and check your virus settings ..."

I am forced to click "Allow" for every mail, this is too much to take for the number of mails I am sending
Is there a way to disable this warning system when I am doing a mail merge

Kindly help

Thanks and regards
Sasi Sekar K

Answer:Word 2007 - Outlook Mail Merge Warning for every mail

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I cannot change the Font Size in Create Mail. I do go to Compose and change it but when I Create, it auto goes back to size 12.
Changing Font type is OK.

Answer:OutLook Exp-Cannot Create mail w/24 Font

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I have written several documents and forgot to save them in the correct
plain text format. Now ehen I try to open these documents they come up in a long unrecognizable form. IIs there any way to convert these files to a regular readable "text" format??? Thanks!


Answer:Format from ODT text to just plain text

Load them into the original program that created them (OpenOffice) and Save As...

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not sure if this fits here or e-mail

this just happen about 1 hr ago, no settings were changed, no re-boot, nada.
the text i see in the preview pane for my inbox is a certain size - lets say 11 point since that what it is - when i open to full window i.e. display the font is exactly as sent, when i hit reply - either from the preview window or when the msg is being displayed the font is still stated as being 11 point, but it's smaller than 8 point.

Any takers?

Answer:Solved: Font size in outlook 2007 got small like steve martin:)

Maybe you twirled your scroll wheel while holding down the Ttl key and the zoom is reduced?

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whenever i open ms office outlook 2007 and try to download received emails, an error message will pop up saying path to naCmnLib71.dll is not found and outlook has to close
after some searching on the internet it seems this file is used by mcafee virusscan to scan incoming emails
after disabling the email scanner everything worked fine
so i can conclude that the email scanner is indeed the problem
i also updated mcafee virusscan to the lastest version but it does not seem to solve the problem
is there anyone with the same problem and has solved the problem?
can you provide me with the solution?
thank you

Answer:Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 error when McAfee VirusScan performs e-mail scanner during downloading of incoming e-mail

Well, if something is making the email scan not work, to be honest I personally would do a AV and AS scan, and maybe even a boot scan... Just to make sure there is nothing else causing the problem.

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I installed AOL 9.5 from their website and don't recall if I took an update or not after that, but very shortly after I am now missing my AOL Request "Return Receipt" box located on the compose email window.

I searched Google and found another person that had the exact same problem, but the answer was really stupid.

Anyone here know how to repair this without reinstalling?

Only had this propblem this one time and I have installed AOL plenty of times on other computers. This is occuring on my Sony Vaio Laptop PCG-Z1WAMP, Windows XP Pro SP3, Brand New 250GB WD Hard Drive (no AOL previously installed as it is a new drive), 1GB Ram, 1.7GHz Intel Centrino Processor, IE8, AOL 9.5 Rev. 4337.148

Thank you.

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I recieve an error message when I try to compose mail or retrieve an address with Yahoo The plain version works but the Format version gives me the error messages? What's happening?
It is web server e-mail
Line 713
Char. 3
Error unspecified error
Code 0
Icannot get any help from the ? command.

[Edited by summer_21_55 on 07-05-2001 at 12:25 AM]

Answer:Composing mail error message

I think I may need a bit more info for this one. How are you trying to get your Yahoo mail. Is it through an email client?(Outlook Express, Communicator, Eudora) or are you accessing this through the web based email client? And what error message are you getting. (copy and paste if you can)


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Hi guys,

I have a problem when i receive messages from an Outlook 2003 user, for some unknown reason Outlook 2007 does not wrap the text and i have to scroll to the right to read the message, Ive searched in other forums and also in Microsoft discussions and newsgroups but no luck. Ive read that some people think it might be a bug in Outlook 2007 and that the best thing to do would be downgrading to Outlook 2003 until a fix or update becomes available.

Thanks for your response, any help is appreciated.


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I am trying to "Tight" wrap text around clipart in an email using Outlook 2007. If I insert the clipart over the text and then right click the clipart/text wrapping/tight the text appears above and below the clipart and to the right but there is a blank area to the left of the clipart with no text and with the picture in the centre of the page where I placed it.

What am I doing wrong because this works perfectly in a Word document with the text wrapped tightly around the clipart and as Outlook uses Word and has the same tools I would have thought that it should work in the same way.

Any thoughts please?

Answer:Wrapping text in Outlook 2007


Can you post an image of the problem please Judesman?


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Emails sent in HTML format are not wraping on recipient's computers so I have to send in Plain Text and lose my formatting.

What can I do to retain HTML formatting and have my text wrap on recipient's computers.

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I have a problem that is very annoying to me and I have tried to fix it but can't. I use outlook 2007 and have my signature formatted to be single-spaced lines but it always takes two spaces. Why does it do that? I have tried everything I can think of. I have created the default to be single space with it not to add space with paragraphs of same style but still it puts so much space in the email it is ridiculous! Can anyone help me? The only other thing I can think of is un-installing the software and re-installing it. If I do that, will I loose all my previous information/emails? If I back it up, will it just restore the same issue? I know it is just a vain thing, but the program should do what it is supposed to. I find it very annoying and am stumped! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

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