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    Default tab stops in Outlook 2010

    Hi All,
    Does anyone know if it's possible to change the default tab stops in OL2010 from the stand 0.5inch? I've tried editing the NormalEmail.dotm template using Word, tried modifying the Normal style, but nothing 'sticks.' They keep reverting back to 0.5"
    If it's possible, please let us know how!!
    Will


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    That appears to be a bug, but you may be able to modify NormalEmail.dotm successfully from Word with Outlook closed:

    NormalEmail.dotm in Office 2010 Outlook

    Outlook 2010 does (partial) not save to NormalEmail.dotm?


    Perhaps another workaround would be to use Choose Form from the Developer tab?: Outlook 2010 and NormalEmail.dotm


    Bruce
    Last edited by BruceR; 2012-04-27 at 02:30.

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    Thanks for these comments

    So Micro$oft knows about the problem, but has no intention of fixing it. Great.
    If you try to edit the normalemail.dotm file with Word, by modifying the Normal style, you find that it doesn't even allow you to set default tab stop distances! Where is the 1/2" figure being stored, I wonder?

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