Microsoft Outlook 2003 provides a great user experience introduces a drawback in e-mail content flexibility. Microsoft Outlook 2003 does not provide an option for users to modify the generated HTML code in composing HTML e-mail.
Microsoft Outlook 2003 is a personal information manager from Microsoft, and is part of the Microsoft Office suite. It provides a calendar, task and contact management, note taking, a journal and web browsing. It can also be used as a stand-alone application, but can also operate in conjunction with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.
Walk Around for composing modified e-mail with HTML format
Nevertheless, I still manage to find a walk around for this situation. The following steps are the walk around that I use (how to display attached images in the body of e-mail with HTML format):
- Compose new e-mail in HTML format.
- View the e-mail HTML code.
- Perform any modification needed and save the file as an HTML (*.htm) document; in this example, we modify the HTML image source tag.
- Open the modified HTML file in internet browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer – MSIE).
- Copy and paste the modified HTML file from the Microsoft Internet Explorer into the compose window, well, don’t forget to attach all images that is displayed in the body.