This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
For a Microsoft Word 97 version of this article, see 159476. For a Microsoft Word 2002 version of this article, see 290954.
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 thefollowing steps:
Start Microsoft Outlook 2000.
On the Tools menu, click Options, and click to select the Mail Format tab.
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