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Can I view the email properties in one line in Outlook.com like one can in Outlook 2013

I would like to have outlook.com display the From, Subject and Date for emails on one line rather than two. Can outlook.com be configured to do this?
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Sure.  I'm assuming that your current view looks something like this

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And you want it to look like this:

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To make this change, click the GEAR icon in the upper right corner and under "Reading Pane" select Bottom (it's most likely currently set to "Right")

There are plenty more options you can configure if you click on "Options" under the "Reading email" section.
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Thanks for your reply Jeffrey. I'm sorry, I should have been more specific. I am aware that outlook.com will display the desired single line format for the From/Subject/Date when the reading pane is displayed below. However, I want it to show the single line also when I have the reading pane is on the right.

Too much of the reading pane is lost when displaying below, and needs to be displayed on the right to be useful. Seems simple and obvious, but you don't seem to be able to configure it to do that.
In Outlook 2013, click the View tab.

You should have a button called Message Preview. It might be defaulted to "1 line" already. Try toggling it to "Off" as well.

Also the size of the message view will determine how many lines are actually used. You may have to move the move line and take space from the reading pane, to get the message view down to truly one line.
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Ah. Thought he was asking about Outlook.
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Hopefully Microsoft will make outlook.com email interface more like OWA in the future. Here's hoping... In the meantime, at least I know this limitation. Thanks for your replies.
I doubt they will because Outlook.com is either free or very inexpensive (as it's used for the Personal/Consumer plans of Office 365) and keeping it's features limited is how they prove value for the more expensive options.

Moving the Reading Pane to the bottom may be your best compromise.