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Whenever I print an email in Outlook 2003, it prints at the top:

My Name







How do omit all that junk and just output the body of the message?

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I believe print styles can be used to change how your emails are printed


If that doesn't work for you, follow the instructions here. It gives you a few methods for doing so. The "Remove headers from the message form" is probably the most integrated method, but will change how you see emails when you jsut view them.

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I've tried this - there is no option to remove the email headers. In the "Format" tab, there Options pane is blank. The only thing I can edit are fonts, paper margins, and page headers (as opposed to email headers). – frankadelic Feb 8 '10 at 17:55
The instructions from your second link were helpful. Seems like my best option is to save as RTF and then print from Word. – frankadelic Feb 23 '10 at 20:52
Glad it helped you. It would better if outlook had better printing options... – Dan McGrath Feb 23 '10 at 21:11

Dan McG is right.

In Outlook 2003, select File > Page Setup > Define Print Styles. You can make a copy of the default "Memo Style" there (which is the default style used for emails) and edit your copy to remove whichever headers and footers you don't want to see.

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See comment above - this doesn't permit me to remove the message headers. – frankadelic Feb 8 '10 at 20:48

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