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When you use the Quick Reply feature to reply to or forward an email message in Microsoft Outlook 2013, you cannot change the message format. Outlook message formats include HTML, Plain Text, and Rich Text (RTF). Additionally, you cannot insert a picture or object inline. Some Proofing and Language options are also unavailable.
By design, the Quick Reply feature only provides a basic subset of commands.
When you use Quick Reply, you can perform some actions by using other methods.
Insert a picture or object inlineTo insert a picture inline, open the picture in a graphics application, such as Microsoft Paint. Copy the image and then paste it into the body of the reply or forward message.
To insert an object, such a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, open the spreadsheet in Excel. Copy the desired cell range and paste it into the body of the Quick Reply message.
Spelling CheckerTo perform a spelling check, click in the body of the Quick Reply message and press F7.
Message OptionsTo access additional message options, in the Tags group, click the Properties Dialog Box Launcher
. This dialog lets you to change Voting and Tracking Options, Delivery Options, and more.
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The Quick Reply feature only provides a basic subset of commands. To access all available message commands, use one of the following steps: