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Missing Subject Line when sending a new message

Posted on 2004-08-21
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For some odd reason when I use MS Outlook to send an e-mail message, the subject line is gone. I have tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it (no luck) and editing the form to add the subject line with still no luck.

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by:sunray_2003
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Do you say , you donot see the subject line when you compose a new email ?

What version of outlook you have ?

Make sure you are choosing the default form (that comes with outlook ) to write a new email

open outlook
go to inbox
click on the dropdown arrow near "NEW" on top and choose "Mail message".
check if the subject comes there

SR
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by:sunray_2003
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Or try this

open outlook
go to tools --> forms --> design a form
choose message in there
In the form that opens check you have subject
Save that form ( give some new name) and use that form

If that also doesnot help ,
Take a backup of all emails and go to control panel ---> mail --> delete the profile and recreate one again
Open outlook and check
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by:ac16456
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Thank you for the quick response regarding this issue.
I am using MS Outlook 200.
I am choosing the default form that comes with outlook.
I did try to design the form and and add the subject line back in but when I save it and the go to send a new message the subject line is gone again.
I am able to save it out as a different name and use that one fine, however it is a pain to "New>Choose Form>Personal Forms Library>New" everytime.

I tried Deleting the profile. (No Change)
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by:ac16456
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Also, I forgot to mention. The CC line is also missing.
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by:ac16456
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OK, I found a round about way of fixing it in case anyone else has the same problem. I downlaoded "ModifyProfile.exe" from microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/office/ork/2000/Appndx/toolbox.htm#outadmin. After I created a new form using the form editor built into Outlook, I used this program to have Outlook point to the new form instead of the old one.

Thanx for your help.
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by:sunray_2003
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ac16456,
> I am able to save it out as a different name and use that one fine,
> however it is a pain to "New>Choose Form>Personal Forms Library>New" everytime.

Not sure why you had to do everything. You can create a new form
and as you say you can choose form and then use it. Anyway, if it is a pain for you , then accepted.

Glad you got it solved..

Please close the question
SR
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by:calcifer
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I actually had the same problem.  I solved it by clicking View and then enabled the Bcc field.  My cc feid and my subject feild immediately popped up.
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