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How to Send a Message in Plain Text from Windows Live Hotmail

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With text, richness is in the words, their meanings, relations and associations. It is not in the shapes that make up written language.

If you think that's true, you'll appreciate the fact that Windows Live Hotmail lets you send emails that do not rely on fonts, colors, graphics and smilies to impact and influence. As an added benefit, you can be sure no recipient will ever complain about your sending dangerous, superfluous or obnoxious code.

Plain text emails please just about everybody, and they are easy to compose in Windows Live Hotmail. Let's find out how.

Send a Message in Plain Text from Windows Live Hotmail

To send a message that uses only pure and genuine plain text from Windows Live Hotmail:

  • If you see Rich text in the message toolbar:
    • Click Rich text.
    • Select Plain text from the menu that comes up.
    • Click OK.

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