Outlook 2013 Message Preview Font Size/Color


  • Does anyone know how, or if, you can change the font size and color of the message preview text in Outlook 2013 (See image below).  I have searched the forum and the web, but haven't found a solution for it yet.  I can change just about everything but the message preview text.

    Outlook 2013 Message Preview Text

    Tuesday, May 07, 2013 6:55 PM


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  • According to the second screenshot down in help article you can. I've seen that before too but haven't set it up on my box. I'm just not sure if I've seen it on 2013 or before.

    If it's anywhere it'd be under File/Options in the Mail or Advanced sections. I'll look a little more and reply back if I find anything.

    Tuesday, May 07, 2013 9:15 PM
  • Think I found it but haven't found where the third line is. Check under View Settings under the View tab in Ribbon.

    Tuesday, May 07, 2013 9:21 PM
  • From what I found, messing around with it, the Manage View settings can control almost everything shown on my screen shot except the Message Preview.  Or at least I couldn't get it to change in those settings.  I thought I had a chance with Conditional formatting, but I couldn't find a way to set text size for the message preview.

    If you happen upon a way to do it, let me know.

    Thanks for replying to my post!

    Tuesday, May 07, 2013 9:45 PM
  • Sorry, we have no idea to change the font Size/Color in message body which shows in Message Preview yet.

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    Tuesday, May 14, 2013 10:11 AM
  • Thanks for looking into it!

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013 2:48 PM
  • Just checking in two years later.  Any resolution to this issue?  Thanks.
    Monday, August 03, 2015 3:16 PM