RE: Deleting scripts from an Outlook message

Subject: RE: Deleting scripts from an Outlook message
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 15:51:50 -0500

Even when the HTML messages are opened and saved as plain text messages,
they're larger than expected.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2009 9:29 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Deleting scripts from an Outlook message
> As has been noted here before, Outlook messages can be edited
> after receipt, and they retain a record of their most recent
> modification date -- which is a good thing, from an audit
> trail perspective.
> I have e-mails of unusual size from a correspondent. I've
> experimented with deleting their message content and saving
> them, and they're still bigger than I'd expect. I assume that
> there's some sort of benign script associated with the messages.
> The messages are part of my record of document change
> requests, and I'd like to save them with their contents
> intact (including formatting), but I don't need this hidden
> script as part of that record.
> 1. How would I confirm that there is in fact such a script?
> 2. How would I delete the script but retain the message contents?

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