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Remove "<" marks when forwarding email in Outlook Express 6

How to easily remove the "<" marks when forwarding Outlook Express 6 e-mail.

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When you forward e-mail, you may not want the recipient to get all those "<" marks that are used to indent an original message. If you're using Outlook Express 6, here's how to get rid of them:

1. Select "Tools|Options" and when the "Options" dialog opens, click the "Send" tab. Now, under "Mail Sending Format," click "Plain Text Settings".

2. Deselect the check box labeled "Indent the original text with < when replying or forwarding," and then click OK.

3. Back in Options, click OK to close the dialog box and save your new selection.

This was last published in May 2002

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