Outlook Express

  Stoneywood 19:24 PM 01 Aug 11

I can only get very small lettering when printing emails with XP,on Outlook Express.

This has unexpectedly happened just recently.

The "VIEW - TEXT SIZE" setting does not seem to work?

Anyone have a fix?


  northumbria61 20:34 PM 01 Aug 11

Have a read here link text

  Stoneywood 20:46 PM 01 Aug 11

Looks like Microsoft are saying SP3 will cure.

I have all the security updates?

Seem to be going round in circles.

Will try again. Thanks.


  northumbria61 21:32 PM 01 Aug 11

Have you tried "Mr Fix-it" ?link text

  northumbria61 21:34 PM 01 Aug 11

Just noticed "This has unexpectedly happened just recently" - Do you have a "restore point" to a time before this occurred? May be worth trying.

  Sea Urchin 21:46 PM 01 Aug 11

The printed text size in Outlook Express is controlled by the text size in Internet Explorer. Open IE and go to View menu - go to Text Size and select the next largest size. Your emails will now print with larger text.

  Sea Urchin 21:48 PM 01 Aug 11


When you say View - Text Size doesn't work do you mean you cannot select a larger size?

  lotvic 00:50 AM 02 Aug 11

To get them back in synch, first you have to set both IE and OE to smallest, reboot and then alter to a bigger size

Large or Small Font Printing Message from Outlook Express http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276435

Step by step instructions to reset size in IE and OE

Print Size in Outlook Express http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2147521,00.asp


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