Outlook 2002 Layout

  rawprawn 11:24 23 Feb 2006
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I expect the answer is very simple, but how do I configure Outlook so that when I type a new email instead of it taking up all the page from left to right, it stops about half way accross and starts a new line. I get emails like that but mine are always full page across.

  VoG II 11:34 23 Feb 2006

I think that you need to set Outlook to use Word as your editor. You can then use View|Ruler and drag the right hand 'arrow' to the left.

  rawprawn 15:10 23 Feb 2006

Sorry for the delay in responding, I had to go out. Thanks for that I will give it a try.

  rawprawn 15:18 23 Feb 2006

Just had a quick look and that seems to be the answer. Can you tell me if this has any effect on recipients, some of whom may not have Word installed.Also I send out bulk emails to about 30 members of a club (newsletters) which I write in Word then copy and paste into an email, do you think there are likely to be any problems with that?
Thanks for the info.

  VoG II 15:38 23 Feb 2006

The recipients should not need to have Word installed. Word is used as the text editor but the e-mail is sent as plain text or HTML depending on your settings.

  rawprawn 15:42 23 Feb 2006

Thanks for that.

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