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Window Size (in Outlook Express"


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#1 ibrodie

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Posted 12 February 2007 - 04:46 PM

People, I have a new laptop, with Outlook Express instead of Outlook. No problems with that, OE is enough for my simple needs, but I have a problem with how "Outlook Express" displays itself to me. Please excuse the non-technical description, but.....

Whenever I open an e-mail, write a new one, add a new contact, etc, the "activity" opens in a "mid-size" window, ie less than the full size of the screen. To enlarge it to full-size, I have to use the button at the top right of the window. Is the any way I can configure Outlook Express, Windows XP Pro or whatever, so this happens automatically?

TIA

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 02:44 AM

Instead of using the 'maximise' button in the top corner, use your mouse to "left-click and drag" any of the four sides or corners of the window until it's the size you want (place mouse curser right on the window-edge and it'll change to a double-headed arrow, now left-click and drag with left-button held down. Do the same with any corner.

Setting window sizes like that should "stick" , whereas using the 'maximise' button does not.

Edited by pip22, 13 February 2007 - 02:49 AM.


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Posted 13 February 2007 - 02:34 PM

Pip22, just tried it and it worked a treat.

Many thanks.




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