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zz_Do you use Word as your editor?

Last updated by Tiago Araujo on 02 Oct 2018 08:52 pm (over 2 years ago) See History

In Microsoft Outlook you have the option to use Word as your Email editor.

Outlook Word As Editor
Figure: Make sure you have this check box on This has a few advantages:

  1. It automatically compresses images which you paste into your email (meaning a much smaller size email)
  2. You get all the benefits of Word e.g. Formatting and styles, spell checking smart tags, thesaurus - the list goes on and on.
  3. With the emergence of some great 3rd Party Smart Tags you can integrate your database in your email program. Companies often forget that improving their users' ability to handle email efficiently can be one of the biggest productivity gains you can achieve.

Outlook Using Word As My Editor
Figure: See the difference in size

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