WD2000: How to Use Microsoft Word to Edit E-mail Messages

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For a Microsoft Word 97 version of this article, see 159476.
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Microsoft Word 2000 includes a component that allows you to use Word to edit your e-mail messages in Microsoft Outlook. This article describes how to select Microsoft Word to edit your e-mail messages.


To turn on or turn off Microsoft Word 2000 as your e-mail editor, use the following steps:

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2000.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options, and click to select the Mail Format tab.
  3. Select or clear the Use Microsoft Word to edit e-mail messages check box, and click OK.
For information about how to do this in earlier versions of Microsoft Outlook, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
159476 WD97: How to Enable, Disable Microsoft Word as the E-Mail Editor


Article ID: 211966 - Last Review: May 4, 2001 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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