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Microsoft KB Archive/159476

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WD97: How to Enable, Disable Microsoft Word as the E-Mail Editor

Article ID: 159476

Article Last Modified on 1/19/2007


  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q159476


Microsoft Word 97 includes a component called WordMail that allows you to use Microsoft Word as your e-mail editor in Microsoft Outlook 97. This article describes how to enable or disable Microsoft Word as your e-mail editor.


To enable or disable Microsoft Word 97 as your e-mail editor, use the following steps:

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options, and click the E-mail tab.
  3. Select or clear the Use Microsoft Word As The E-Mail Editor check box and click OK.

For information about how to do this in earlier versions of Word, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

135295 How to Enable, Disable Word as Your E-mail Editor in Exchange

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