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How to set font, font size and text color

Q: How to set font, font size and text color

Greetings,

Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.




Thanks.

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A: How to set font, font size and text color

Quote: Originally Posted by C32C3


Greetings,

Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.




Thanks.


I don't use Outlook anymore, so I can't give you step by step instructions..

Have a look at this tutorial :
Change Default Email Font Settings & Theme In Outlook 2010


***Adding : The website opens slowly, please give it a few extra seconds.

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Has your screen resolution changed? It may just be smaller now and the game expects a larger screen?
 

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more likely the heads are clogged.

print Picture in gray scale says printer mechanics are good

same picture in color => nothing ? ==> color print heads.
 

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In order to use dual channel they need to be of the same size, and ideally the same speed, although the latter isn't so much of a worry as it will default to the lowest speed out of the two RAM sticks fitted.

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Here is the manual
 

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A:Weird color issue with 8800 GTS

Your link doesn't work for me.
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Warm White adds red...
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Did you check with Virgin Mobile?

http://www.virginmobileusa.com/help-support
 

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A:Multi color dashes on external monitor

Hi

why did you disconnect the screen from the laptop.

does the laptop screen work normally.


when you turn the laptop on do you see the normal screen (splash screen or makers logo etc)

if so have you tried booting in VGA mode (press F8 just after you see the white writing on the screen,

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overheating system......

could be a variety of things.
 

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I'm not sure if this will help:

http://reviews.cnet.com/1991-11400_7-6416968-8.html

Says you should have software for it, you will also need the USB cord to hook it up to your computer, unless it has Blue tooth you might be able to get it off that way, but I doubt it. Goodluck.
 

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Have you try installing the drivers a second time after the problem first occurred? Maybe something wasn't installed correctly. Also make sure your using the right driver for your graphics card and OS. If that still doesn't help you can always go into the Nvidia control panel and adjust the colors there.
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oh ok i looked a little and found out the multiple colors on my mb are for dual channel support, my question is then changed to "how can you tell what type of ram your mb uses"? I would do the obvious and look inside the comp but there unlabeled
 

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A:Flickering/text shaking on new samsung 2233sw monitor

I suppose I'd spring for a DVI cable as a matter of course. It will look better, (assuming everything is working correctly) with the Digital connection

But, I'd really try your monitor on another computer ASAP. >>>(read this as first)<< In case it needs to be RMAed.

It seem's logical to eliminate that first.

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bad cable.

Electrical interference

Video driver corrupted or wrong version

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Bad monitor.

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A:Exact size of a pen drive

That looks right to me :grinthumb

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When you started in safemode, did your desktop look normal? What process did you use to uninstall the graphics driver? What I'm asking is did you uninstall it through Add and Remove Programs or through Device Manager?
 

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From: http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache...ousepad+while+typing&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=ca

'TOUCHPAD and MOUSE POINTER ? TO CUSTOMIZE
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I'm just answering this part:




would having a complete backup of the system drive help? Would restoring the backup onto the fresh install with larger cluster size produce any issues?Click to expand...

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A:My built-in graphics card, has 8bit only color quality, after i reformated it

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A:Font, graphics create shadows but it's not my monitor. Is it the video card?

Same problem here too

I have the same problem here too. Shadows that stretch acrossed the whole monitor horizontally. I bought a new monitor and hooked it up and it did the same thing, so I know it's not the monitor. I have an NVidia GeForce 2 graphics card and run XP. My computer is a 4 1/2 year old Dell Dimension 4100 with a 19" Dell monitor. (still a great computer!)
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A:Please help, flash drive size shrinks because Power Quest Partition Magic 8.0

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Is this an external number pad?
 

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Could it be that your display resolutions are wrong?

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A:Epson Stylus Color II blurry printing

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TAPPSRV.EXE is a Toshiba Notebook applet and is perfectly safe.

Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

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I really need some help
 

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A:Pairing memory size&speed across my 2x2 banks

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First, Techspot is not focused on coding techniques and you will get a bigger
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OK
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127 GBs is a lot anyway, isn't it......?

Just kidding, don't get all bent.

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I relise that most HDDs dont actualy appear to be at their marketed size - i would be happy with 230gb but not 130gb.

Whats up?

im sure i saw a fix for this somewhere i just cant remember where it was.

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A:SATA HDD not being recognised at actual size

Hi Goldengypsy and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

Isnt this something to do with having to have SP2 installed in XP so that the drive is recognised as the correct size.?




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Create a File Folder with the "New" command.
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