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Automatically wrap text at option may not work in Outlook 2002

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Your Internet e-mail messages may not be wrapped at the number of characters that you select in the Automatically wrap text at option in the Internet Format dialog box. Instead, Outlook wraps the message at 72 characters.

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Office XP service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date           Time  Version    Size       File name        -------------------------------------------------------   18-Sep-2002  01:18                  2,174,808  Outlook.msp   18-Sep-2002  02:42                  5,045,088  Outlookff.msp				
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
   Date           Time  Version    Size       File name        -------------------------------------------------------   16-Aug-2002  14:05  10.0.4413.0    346,696  Exsec32.dll   08-Aug-2002  20:22  10.0.4406.0    137,800  Impmail.dll   08-Aug-2002  20:22  10.0.4406.0    539,208  OutlCM.dll   12-Sep-2002  20:52  10.0.4510.0  6,310,472  Outllib.dll   12-Sep-2002  20:52  10.0.4510.0     92,744  Outlmime.dl   08-Aug-2002  20:22  10.0.4406.0    121,416  OutlPH.dll				
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.
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Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition

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