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Windows 7: How To Print A Message in Windows Live Mail


06 Nov 2010   #1
Ken9251

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
How To Print A Message in Windows Live Mail

Hi. I am trying to print a message which is in my Live Mail Inbox folder. In Vista I would either right click on the message and select Print in the context menu or I would use File-> Print from the top menu. With Live Mail there is no Print option after a right click, and there is no File option in the top menu.

Ken


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06 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Windows Live Mail 2011
It the icon upper right looks like a envelope

or you could try cntrl p on the keyboard.
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06 Nov 2010   #3
MK2

 
 

Hi,

If you rightclick on the message header of the message you want to print on the left side of the screen you should see the print option.

MK2
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06 Nov 2010   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ken9251 View Post
Hi. I am trying to print a message which is in my Live Mail Inbox folder. In Vista I would either right click on the message and select Print in the context menu or I would use File-> Print from the top menu. With Live Mail there is no Print option after a right click, and there is no File option in the top menu.

Ken

Ken


There is. What version of WLM are you using?

See pic

ken J
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06 Nov 2010   #5
RJ12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

If your using the 2011 version, you could try clicking the message, then go to the big blue dropdown icon (part of the ribbon menu) and click print. I don't have a printer set up on this computer so I can't test.
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07 Nov 2010   #6
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Open the message and use Ctrl+P.

Jim
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07 Nov 2010   #7
Ken9251

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks guys.

I don't know which version of WLM I am using but this is what it looks like:

-capture.png

I have found that if I click on to the icon to the left of the message tab I get a menu with:

New, Save, Print, Properties and Close options. Is this the substitute for the File menu, do you think?

So I will use this when the message is fully open and use right clicking on the left of the header when not, as suggested by MK.

Thanks again.

Ken


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07 Nov 2010   #8
MK2

 
 

Another option is to activate the print button on the quick acces bar (the top bar on the left next to Inbox - Windows Live Mail)
You can click the little black arrow pointing down, it will open a little menu where you can select print.
This is possible for the main window of Windows Live Mail and the message window.

MK2
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08 Nov 2010   #9
mborner

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600
 
 

I'm not familiar with WLM, but in Outlook, I don't believe you can print a message from the inbox folder, you have to open the message, first, *then* print.
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08 Nov 2010   #10
Ponmayilal

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MK2 View Post
Another option is to activate the print button on the quick acces bar (the top bar on the left next to Inbox - Windows Live Mail)
You can click the little black arrow pointing down, it will open a little menu where you can select print.
This is possible for the main window of Windows Live Mail and the message window.

MK2
Here it is pictorially .

-qa-bar-20-30-22.jpg


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