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Formatting Outlook

This is getting annoying.

I've put Windows XP and MS Office XP on my folk's Dell PC.

I can't get outlook to default to the "Normal" style when composing e-mail. It keeps going to "Paragraph".
There's also some kind of setting that removes extra linefeeds automatically. I want to turn that off as it is screwing up the formatting on a couple of Mum's newsletters.

The help file is no help.


Re: XP=eXtra Problems

Why not just set up the older version of outlook, as it runs fine on XP? And then just don't install it with Office XP. (I have outlook 2000 running on XP, and have had version 98 on it before, which also ran fine.)

Oh, and go to http://download.com and get a "tweak" program for XP/OS. That might help some of the doggedness that is enherent in basic XP installations.

Re: XP=eXtra Problems

The older Windows 98 version does not work under XP.

The format style problem is one that has been ongoing. The font and type size settings are being worked out.

Mum usually hits me with these when I go up to say goodbye before I leave for work. This usually results in a 15 min delay.

Or I get it after dinner, which means I loose time to get what I need to do finished, so end up going to bed at 2AM.

Hopefully I'll get things tweaked the way she likes them quickly.