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Outlook questions - set fixed width & prefix in a reply

bjmorse
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One of our users has asked us:


1. how do I set a fixed width for the text when composing a message? (it wraps the text within a window, but I want fixed width  - i.e. 70 characters, or 5 in).
 
2. How do I force Outlook to prefix each line of the quoted text when replying or forwarding
with a desired symbol (i.e. ">")? I can do that only in plain text, but I'd like to be able to do that in html formatting as well.

Can you give us the expert answer?  Thanks!
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1.  Unless it's an undocumented or poorly documented feature, then there is no way to set a fixed width for the message body.

2.  Click Tools->Options->E-mail Options.  Click the pulldown titled "When replying to a message" and select "Prefix each line of the original message".  Repeat this for forwarding.

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