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Windows 7: Outlook 2016: How to make message windows full height?

21 Feb 2018   #1
RocketJSquirrel

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Outlook 2016: How to make message windows full height?

I prefer to read emails in separate windows rather than the reading pane. I want those separate email windows to open full height, but the window dimensions are not remembered. I have to resize them every time.

Is there a setting somewhere to cause email windows to open full height?


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21 Feb 2018   #2
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

If you resize the window to the size you want, then close it, it should open the next time to that size.

I'm not talking about maximizing the window, but rather stretching the height and width of the window to where it is just short of filling up the screen.

I have Outlook 2016, and if I do the above, the window not only opens to that same size, but also in the same position on the screen AND on the same monitor that it was open on the last time. (I have multiple monitors.)
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21 Feb 2018   #3
RocketJSquirrel

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

This has been bothering me ever since I installed Office 365. Now, after simply reading your reply, the windows do remember their previous height. Without me doing anything different. Maybe I didn't get enough sleep last night; I'm baffled, but happy. I hope it doesn't revert to its previous behavior.
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21 Feb 2018   #4
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

I just checked, and Outlook 2016 also remembers if the window was maximized, and opens it that way the next time as well.

I have the locally-installed version of 2016, not the 365 version. I don't think that makes a difference, but I'm not sure about that.
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25 Feb 2018   #5
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

Doesn't make a difference, those functions remain the same in either version.
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