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MS Outlook Zoom slider not functioning greyed out, if we insert Office 2013 disc and "repair" - will it disrupt any macros or settings elsewhere in the Office suite?
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Question by:John L Colee
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It works only when Reading Pane is on. To know how to switch on / off the Reading Pane, please refer to:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-za/outlook-help/turn-the-reading-pane-on-or-off-HA010118524.aspx#BM1

If that doesn't hep, you can go ahead with the Repair option. I don't think it should disrupt your existing settings / macros elsewhere in Office instance.
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by:John L Colee
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Thanks Raghu but the issue is it will not switch on regardless of trying to toggle the zoom pane on and off.

A MS forum suggested repair to hopefully restore this setting but the client asked will it effect any macros or other settings?

I guess the further question might be will it fix what's broken but leave alone the added elements since the install?
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by:Raghu Mutalikdesai
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Well, only Microsoft would know what exactly the repair operation does! It might be worth a try. If you still feel it is risky, you might want to create a restore point before doing the repair. This way, if the repair messes up something, you can restore the previous state.

Cannot think of any other idea.
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Thanks for your prompt assistance
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