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    Question Unable to edit text in a new message in Outlook 2007

    Outlook Email is behaving like any text I have typed in to a new message is like an image: uneditable. I cannot click anywhere in a paragraph and add more text. The only way I can change the text at all is by erasing with the backspace key.
    This is new. Any ideas on what has changed to make this phenomenon happen? How to fix it?
    Many thanks

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    Does the cursor look like a hand? If so, click with it in the email body and then click the ESC button.

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    No, it is the usual arrow cursor

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    Open a new email, and then click the Options tab. Change the format. For example, if the format currently is HTML, make it Rich Text or Plain Text. If it currently is Rich Text, make it HTML or Plain Text.

    I'm not sure that this will fix the problem, but it might.

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