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The AutoClean feature in Outlook removes unwanted line breaks
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Microsoft Outlook includes the AutoClean feature for plain text formatted messages. The AutoClean feature removes extraneous hard returns that have been entered into plain text messages. These hard returns are usually inserted by Internet e-mail gateways as messages travel through them.
AutoClean starts when the following occurs in Outlook:
The AutoClean feature does not permanently alter the contents of the body of the message. Changes to the message are not saved when the you close the item.
Changes to the message are saved when one of the following actions occur: