If you click the button on the toolbar, you can see a sign for each
end-of-paragraph marker. End-of-paragraph markers store information about
the style of the paragraph and other bits of formatting.
If you create an AutoText that includes the paragraph marker, the AutoText
includes the style and formatting information. If you create an AutoText
without including the paragraph marker, that style information is not
So, maybe try creating an AutoText by selecting just the text, and not the
Hope this helps.
Shauna Kelly. Microsoft MVP.
> I run OL2000 SP3 with Win2000 SP4..>
> This is a strange one (at least for me.>
> Here's my situation>
> I use Word as my email editor (primarily because of th>
> availability of Autotext entries). Many of the Autotex>
> entries are used both when I am running Outlook, but als>
> when I am using Word itself. When they are used with both o>
> the programs, they have the same text, but differen>
> The problem is that when I set up an Autotext entry whil>
> running Outlook, its formatting also appears when I run Wor>
> When I set up an Autotext entry when running Word alone, th>
> formatting appears when I launch Outlook and attempt t>
> create a new email message>
> It would appear that both Word Standalone, and Word as Emai>
> Editor are using the same template>
> Of course I an not certain that I have this diagnose>
> properly, but in any case, would welcome suggestions abou>
> solving this problem>
> Sincere thanks>
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