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Subject:RE: Editor for Outlook From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:13:02 -0500
Just as a security follow-up: Unfortunately, it's too easy to edit an
Outlook message that's already been transmitted or received.
But fortunately, it's *not* as easy to edit an Outlook message's
"Modified" property -- so at least you can tell if someone edited it
after the fact.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Friday, December 19, 2008 11:55 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Editor for Outlook
> Tools => Options => Mail Format tab. Clear both check boxes
> in the Message Format panel. Outlook edits best on its own.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Starr
> > Sent: Friday, December 19, 2008 11:39 AM
> > To: McLauchlan, Kevin
> > Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: Re: Editor for Outlook
> > If you uncheck the "Use Microsoft Word to edit your email"
> > (or whatever it says; I'm not at a machine where I can grab
> the exact
> > wording), Outlook has its own built-in editor that'll handle
> > HTML-formatted email.
> > The conventional wisdom is to never use Word for your Outlook email
> > editing because it can do some wonky things to your normal.dot
> > template that can hose your production documents if you're not
> > careful.
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