How to change Outlook 2003 format from paragraph to normal

Posted on 2007-10-03
Last Modified: 2008-12-12
When sending out e-mails  in Outlook 2003 the formatting is always set on paragraph instead of normal. This means that when I hit enter, it is double spaced. Is there something I can do to change this?
Question by:ohmErnie
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    Accepted Solution

    Greetings ohmErnie !

    Go to Tools > Options > Mail Format and UNCHECK ?Use Microsoft Office Word to edit email messages?

    If you need to use Word as editor, go into Word option setting and disable double spacing or paragraph mode.

    Hope this helps, war1
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    Expert Comment

    If you are using the Word Editor and do not need it for specific features, turn it off. In most cases the Word editor is overkill. You can easily accomplish most things using HTML e-mail.

    Click on the Tools menu, the Options item, and then click on the Mail Format tab. Remove the check boxes for Word Editor.
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    Expert Comment

    Hi you can do this aslo go to
    Format > Paragraph > Line Spacing
    if is set to Automatic then should set it to 0 .


    Expert Comment

    The default setting is paragraph if a staionery is set (tools, options, mail format), set stationery to none (not blank) to change to default to normal.

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