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One of my coworkers is handicapped with restricted vision and needs a very high contrast on his workspace. This works well for most applications, but it's not working for outlook-mails send as html/rich text, where a lot of other coworkers send colored mailtext, which is shown in grey in the high-contrast theme of Windows.

So I'd like to set his Outlook 2010 to either show text-only mails in the default (bigger) font or overwrite the default style in the mail with a custom setting to make his life easier. However, I did not find a way, if the mail already has a style applied by the sending user. Any hints?

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You could change all incoming mail to plain text and then set the plain text font size, etc..

  1. Click the File menu > Options
  2. On the left click Trust center > Trust center settings > E-mail security.
  3. Enable both options: Read all standard mail in plain text and Read all digitally signed mail in plain text.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click Tools > Mail Format > Stationery and Fonts.
  6. Click on Fonts for Composing and reading plain text messages.
  7. Select the required Font and click OK.
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