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Lime green font in Outlook Express v.6 message list

The font in all entries in the Incoming message list are in green, which are very hard to read unless selecting one, which then is viewed in black like normal, but reverts to green when not being selected. The messages themselves are in black or any colors the sender may have used.
All messages I send or forward show up in the Sent list in black as normal.
I have discussed the problem with the IP ComCast.net who say it's nothing they're doing to cause it. There's no command in OE 6 to change font colors either. How to change that green?

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  • wljohn Dec 11, 2008

    I finally found the answer: Tools, Message Rules, Mail, read the rules until one was found saying highlight messages with Lime, delete Rule.

  • ap-it
    ap-it May 11, 2010

    Check to see if there is a Message Rule setup, it could be this...http://www.worldstart.com/tips/email-tip...

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CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, 'cause'); This behavior can occur if either of the following conditions exists: • Microsoft Internet Explorer is configured to ignore specified formatting features in the Accessibility dialog box. • Outlook Express is configured to use plain text.

RESOLUTION
loadTOCNode(1, 'resolution'); To change the format of the text when you compose a message, use one of the following methods:
Turn off the Accessibility Settings loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); To turn off the Accessibility settings, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet or Internet Settings. 2. On the General tab, click Accessibility. 3. Click the following check boxes as necessary to clear them: • Ignore colors specified on Web pages • Ignore font styles specified on Web pages • Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages 4. Click OK. 5. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Change the Sending Format loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Change the sending format to Rich Text (HTML). To do so, follow these steps: 1. In Outlook Express, click Options on the Tools menu. 2. Click the Send tab, and then click HTML under Mail Sending Format. 3. Click OK. 4. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

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SOURCE: Outlook Express Not Receiving Attachments From One Sender

  1. Open Outlook Express
  2. Click on Tools->Message Rules->Mail
  3. Check the Mail Rules and Blocked Senders tabs
This is just a preliminary check for anything that may be modified that could be causing your problem. Since the issue is with a specific sender, I would check there first.

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SOURCE: Outlook Express ''compress'' message -- but I don't use OE

No. Much easier:

Start Outlook Express.
Click File.
Click Folder.
Click Compact All Folders.
Close Outlook Express.

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have outlook express 6 and when sending emails with attachments
it sends it to the same person every 25mins?? till i cancel it

Just started doing this and need it for my work sending photo's
can you help me please

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Change default font


Outlook Express 4.0, 4.01

  1. In Outlook Express, click Stationery on the Tools menu.
  2. To change the font settings for e-mail messages, click the Mail tab, and then click Font Settings.
  3. Change the appropriate font settings, and then click OK.
  4. To change the font settings for newsgroup messages, click the News tab, and then click Font Settings.
  5. Change the appropriate font settings, click OK, and then click OK.

Outlook Express 5

  1. In Outlook Express, click Options on the Tools menu.
  2. On the Compose tab, click Font Settings.
  3. Change the appropriate font settings, and then click OK.
  4. To change the font settings for newsgroup messages, click the News tab, and then click Font Settings.
  5. Change the appropriate font settings, click OK, and then click OK.


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The difference between Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express


1 :Outlook Express was developed as part of Internet
Explorer with the home user in mind while Outlook
was developed as part of Microsoft Office with the
corporate user in mind.
2. Outlook Express is a basic Internet mail program
that is part of Internet Explorer and Windows.
Outlook is a full-featured personal information
manager that is available as a part of Microsoft
Office and also as a stand-alone program.
3. Outlook has a host of features that Outlook
Express does not have, such as a calendar,
a task list, a journal, and automatic backup into
archive files.
4. Outlook can be programmed using Visual Basic
for Applications (VBA) but Outlook Express cannot.
5. Outlook also has a very powerful Junk Mail feature
6. Outlook has message rules for both incoming
and outgoing mail, while Outlook Express can
only filter incoming.
7. Outlook Express was designed for use on a single
computer and so its message store and settings
cannot be stored on a server. Outlook however
was tailor-made for networks, and so its message
store can be on a central server that many
machines can access.
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How change outlook font size?


Change the default font style for new messages that you compose
  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Click Mail.
  4. Under Compose messages, click Stationery and Fonts.
  5. On the Personal Stationery tab, under New mail messages, click Font.
  6. On the Font tab, under Font, click the font that you want to use for all new messages.
  7. If you want, select a font style and size.
  8. Click OK on the Font, the Signatures and Stationery, and the Outlook Options dialog boxes.
When you create a message, the new settings take effect.

Change the default font style for messages that you reply to or forward
  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Click Mail.
  4. Under Compose messages, click Stationery and Fonts.
  5. On the Personal Stationery tab, under Replying or forwarding messages, click Font.
  6. On the Font tab, change the font options to what you want to use for future messages.
  7. Click OK on the Font, the Signatures and Stationery, and the Outlook Options dialog boxes.
When you reply to or forward a message, the new settings take effect.

Restore the initial default font style options To restore the font to the default setting of 11-point Calibri, do the following:
  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Click Mail.
  4. Under Compose messages, click Stationery and Fonts.
  5. On the Personal Stationery tab, under New mail messages, click Font.
  6. On the Font tab, under Font, click the entry +Body.
  7. Under Font style, click Regular.
  8. Under Size, click 11.
  9. Click OK on the Font, the Signatures and Stationery, and the Outlook Options dialog boxes.

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When I reply to an e-mail on OUtlook 2010, the font size is very small - and I cannot read the original or what I am typing. Any ideas on how to restore the normal size


Having trouble seeing that small default font of Microsoft Outlook emails? There are three ways of making Outlook email text bigger.
The first includes increasing the text size of the outgoing email messages.
The second includes increasing the text size of messages that are replied to or forwarded.
The last includes making all the text of incoming emails larger as well.

Go to the Tools menu and select Options.
Click the Mail Formats tab and then click Stationary and Fonts.
Find the Personal Stationary tab, then find and click the Font button located under the New Mail Messages heading.
On the Font tab that appears, there will be a variety of options including changing the type of font, style, size and color.


Find the drop-down menu that is under the Size heading and select a bigger number.
Click OK and the new setting will take place the next time a message is composed.

Replies or Forwarded Mail
Go to the Tools menu and select Options.
Click the Mail Formats tab and then click Stationary and Fonts.

Find the Personal Stationary tab, then click the Font button that is located under the Replying or Forwarding Messages heading.
Find the drop-down menu that is under the Size heading and select a bigger number.
Click OK and the new settings will take place the next time a message is replied to or forwarded.

Incoming Email Messages
Go to the Tools menu and select Options.
Click the Mail Formats tab and then click Stationary and Fonts.

Look for the Display Font heading on the Personal Stationary tab and increase the size the size of the font by selecting a larger number.
This will increase the text size for all plain text incoming email.
However, it will not increase the text size of incoming HTML emails.

Set the option to read all incoming email as plain text if it is necessary to increase the text size of all incoming emails.
To do this, go to Tools, then click on Options, then look for the button that says Email Options and click Read all Standard Mail as Plain Text.

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To make Windows Mail or Outlook Express use larger or different fonts for message lists and other interface elements:

  • Select Control Panel from the Windows Start menu.
  • In Windows Vista:
    • Make sure Control Panel Home is highlighted.
    • Click Customize colors under Appearance and Personalization.
    • Follow the Open classic appearance properties for more color options link.
  • In Windows XP:
    • Go to Appearance and Themes if available.
    • Click or double-click Display.
    • Go to the Appearance tab.
    • Click Advanced.
  • Select Icon from the Item: drop-down menu.
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  • Click OK.
  • The Icon font is used for the list of folders and messages as well as toolbar icon text in Windows Mail or Outlook Express.
  • Click OK.
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