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Outlook 2013. After opening attachment goes to list view rather than back to email

Posted on 2014-04-22
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Our client, new Outlook 2013 installation (under Hosted Exchange).

All users experience in Outlook 2013 when an email has one or more attachments, open it (say a .pdf or Word doc), close it, returns to the list view of the Inbox, rather than back to the body of the email.

Is there a setting or something that can change this behaviour?
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are you sure it doesn't tab to the pdf, and when you close the container window, you close both the email and the attachments?

see if this fixes it
http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2013/06/10/disable-reading-mode-and-protected-view-in-word-2013/
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Not quite sure what you mean by "tab to the pdf". I have seen it happen on more than one user at this client and as you close the pdf, it also closes the email/goes back to the email list in the Inbox.
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Having been in to the client and taken another look, seems it was a bit of a misunderstanding. The orginal email is open, but it is underneath the main email list. This still seems odd, but essentially it is working.

esskayb2d was more or less correct.
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