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Default file format Outlook 2007 Save As

Posted on 2007-04-04
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I have a user who is just too dang lazy to chose TXT from the Save As type when saving a message to file from Outlook 2007.

Is there a way to change this to default to the TXT format?  

I tried to explain that this is based on the format of the message recieved, but oh no.. this wasn't good enough.  Now I am here spending time on this when I could be doing something useful.

Ok, thanks for any advice and for reading my rant.
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silsuba,

There is no way natively within to change format of Save As window.  There may be a script, but I do not know of any.
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Hi silsuba,

Change the user's option in Outlook to "read all mail as plain text".
Tools ~ Options ~ Email Options

Those darn drop down arrows are such a pain in the ...

cheers,
frankco
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silsuba, any update?
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Thanks folks for the input.  I managed to convince the users to just accept the defaults.

Much appreciated
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