Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Saving Interrupted Messages
Drafts are saved here.
To save a message as a file, follow these steps:
1. With the message already open, select the File tab from the Ribbon
and then choose Save As (or press F12).
The Save As dialog box appears.
2. Use the Navigation pane on the left side of the Save As dialog box to
choose the drive and folder in which you want to save the file.
By default, Outlook initially chooses your Documents folder, but you can
save the message on any drive and in any folder you want.
3. Click the File Name text box and type the name you want to give the file.
Type any name you want — if you type a filename that Outlook can’t
use, it opens a window telling you that the filename is not valid.
4. Click the triangle at the end of the Save as Type box (as shown in
Figure 4-10) and choose Text as your file type.
You have several file types to choose from, but the Text file format is
most easily read by other applications. The different file type options are: