HOW TO: Configure Outlook to Use Word 2002 as Your Default E-Mail Editor

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Summary
Microsoft Word includes a component that permits you to use Word to edit your e-mail messages in Microsoft Outlook. This step-by-step article describes how to configure Outlook to use Word to edit your e-mail messages.

Use Microsoft Word as Your Default E-Mail Editor

To turn Word on or off as your e-mail editor, follow these steps:
  1. Start Outlook.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Mail Format tab.
  3. Click to select or clear the Use Microsoft Word to edit e-mail messages check box, and then click OK.
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