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The Easier Way to Embed Email Object (Word 2007)

SJNSBEFW3UV6A reader sent an email to me, asking if there is a simpler method to embed an email message (Outlook) into a document and rename the Outlook icon, rather than following through the detailed steps in my previous posts (part one and part two). I did a few experiments, and turns out that there is a simpler way but it yields a different outcome when it comes to renaming the icon, and it all depends on your method of copying and pasting the Outlook email.

Change The Icon of an Embedded Email Object (Word 2007)

In my previous tutorial, you have learnt how to insert an email message (Outlook) as an embedded object in a document. Now, let’s take a look at how you can change the look of a default icon into something more interesting.