Article ID : S500028645 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How do I view or hide the preview pane in Outlook Express?

    How do I view or hide the preview pane in Outlook Express?

    The preview pane allows you to view the contents of messages just by clicking [Subject] without opening up the messages with another window.

    To view or hide the preview pane, please refer to the following procedure.

    --Procedure--
    1) Click the mailboxes such as [Inbox] and [Outbox] that you want to view or hide.

    2) Click [Layout] from the [View] menu. The [Window Layout Properties] dialog box appears.

    3) Select the [Use preview pane] check box and the preview pane appears.
    If you do not want to view the preview pane, clear the check box.

    * Select the [Below Messages] option button and the preview pane appears below the messages. Select the [Beside Messages] option button and the preview pane appears besides the messages.

    * Clear the [Show preview pane header] check box and recipients, senders and subjects appear on the top end of the preview pane.

    4) Click [OK].