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I'm having an issue (in a different application) with an email supposedly in UTF-7 encoding. If I have received that email in my Outlook 2007 inbox, can Outlook confirm the encoding of the email?

This link suggests it should be under Actions -> Other Actions but all I have under there is 'Forward as Attachment'

Is this because it is an automated Undeliverable email?


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If you look at the message header (Open the email and then look at the message Properties) it should give you a bit more information on how it was encoded there. Something like:

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
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Thanks - how do I look at the message Properties? I'm not sure if my Outlook has been particularly locked down by our IT departments, but I don't see a way to get them. – matt freake Jan 10 '13 at 11:56
Ah, it looks that in 2007 you right-click on the email and click Message Options. Look at this: – snowdude Jan 10 '13 at 15:08
For me I had to open the email, then click on the File tab, then click on the "Properties" button. Thanks for you help. – matt freake Jan 15 '13 at 16:33

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