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    Received Message Font & Size Changed (OUTL 2007, V

    <UL><LI>Message sent using Verdana, 12 pt from a Mac
    <LI>Received message is displayed in Verdana, 7 pt.[/list]Why?

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    Re: Received Message Font & Size Changed (OUTL 2007, V

    You sent a email from a Mac using what program using 12 PT font?
    You read the above email using what version of Outlook and are you using Word as the editor in Outlook?

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    Re: Received Message Font & Size Changed (OUTL 200

    My son sent the e-mail message from his Mac. I'll have to find out which e-mail program but I'd assume that he uses the standard e-mail client that comes with the Mac.

    My e-mail client: Outlook 2007 (version 12.0.6023).Outgoing messages are set to HTML composition. As I'm sure you know, OUTL 2007 doesn't offer one a choice of editors. It's HTML, Rich Text or Plain Text. I cannot find any way to specify the format for incoming messages.

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    Re: Received Message Font & Size Changed (OUTL 200

    Is the e-mail HTML or plain text?

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    Re: Received Message Font & Size Changed (OUTL 200

    Here's is a conversation between my son (Mac using MS Entourage) and me (using Vista Business with OUTL 2007) that shows what happens as these of e-mail messages are exchanged:

    From: My son
    Subject: mixed sizes, in HTML

    How do you see these?

    14 point 16 point 8 point 24 point {Al - Comment: Sent as these font sizes}
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    From: Me
    Subject: RE: mixed sizes, in HTML

    The text you sent is displayed as follows:

    8 pt reduces to 5.0 pt
    14 pt reduces to 8.5 pt
    16 pt reduces to 9.5 pt
    24 pt reduces to 14.5 pt

    The Verdana font family is maintained.

    Since your message to me is displayed below, do you still show the original font sizes?

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    From: My Son
    Subject: RE: mixed sizes, in HTML

    Nope. I see:

    14 -> 10 pt.
    16 -> 12pt.
    8 -> (too small for the size drop-down menu)
    24 -> 18 pt.

    So for you they scale down around 60% and back to me they scale up 20% or so. Very strange.

    On my PC at work (XP Pro, Office 2003) a received plain text email shows no size change (as it shouldn’t – it should show the default size I choose to display email text in). HTML does show reduced sizing, as you’re seeing.
    Al
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