Word's AutoFormat features can help you manage information intended as an Email or even text that came from an Email. Attachments or text sent directly in the message area sometimes needs adjustments before it looks as desired. These articles explain Word's Email conversion capabilities and how you can get your text Email-ready in no time.

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   Breaking Lines in E-mail
If you are creating an e-mail in Word, or are creating text that you will paste into an e-mail document, you may want to limit the length of each line of that text. This is easy to manually do in short messages, but much more difficult and time consuming in longer messages. The handy macro in this tip can do the tedious work for you, rendering a plain text message with each line no longer than a specific length.

   Formatting E-mail using AutoFormat
If you copy the text of an e-mail message to a Word document, you may notice that the formatting of the text leaves a lot to be desired. If you are faced with formatting text that originated in an e-mail, you'll appreciate the information presented in this tip.

   Getting Rid of 'Mail To:' in E-mail Links
If you convert e-mail addresses to hyperlinks, you could end up with some 'mailto:' verbiage at the beginning of the links. Don't worry; this is normal and necessary. It is also easy to get rid of.

   Stopping E-mail Addresses from Being Initial Capped
When you type an e-mail address into Word, you might be surprised (and frustrated) when the program capitalizes the first letter of the address. This tip examines why this happens and what you can do about it.

   Turning E-mail Addresses into Hyperlinks
Got a whole bunch of e-mail addresses that you need to convert to active hyperlinks? You can do the conversion in a single step by using Word's AutoFormat capabilities.

   Working with E-mailed Documents
Ding! You've got mail. That mail has a Word document attached to it. Before you rush off and open that document, take a moment to reflect on the information presented in this tip.

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