Word Changes Email Message format to Plain Text

Office 2007.  

I've set my email format to HTML.  When I email a word doc from the Word 
GUI, the Outlook message opens with the doc attached, but the message format 
is Plain Text, which, among other things, ruins my formatted signature.  

This is a new laptop (Windows 7) and Office 2007 install. I have four other 
systems with Office 2007 and do not experience this problem, including 
another Windows 7 system, XP, and Vista.
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Word is not an e-mail application and HTML format and Word formats are 
entirely different, so there will inevitably be a compromise. Word only 
provides the means to send a document as attachment - but if you want to 
send a document as the body of an e-mail (subject to the above formatting 
anomalies) you can do so with a macro. You will need to set a reference to 
the Microsoft Outlook 12 Object Library from the vba editor tools > 
references for it to work.

Sub Send_As_HTML_EMail()
Dim bStarted As Boolean
Dim oOutlookApp As Object
Dim oItem As Object
Dim oRng As Range
Set oRng = ActiveDocument.Range
oRng.Copy
'Get Outlook if it's running
Set oOutlookApp = GetObject(, "Outlook.Application")
If Err <> 0 Then
    'Outlook wasn't running, start it from code
    Set oOutlookApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
    bStarted = True
End If
'Create a new mailitem
Set oItem = oOutlookApp.CreateItem(0)
With oItem
        .BodyFormat = olFormatHTML
        .Display
        Set objDoc = .GetInspector.WordEditor
        Set objSel = objDoc.Windows(1).Selection
        objSel.Paste
        .to = ""
End With
If bStarted Then
    'If we started Outlook from code, then close it
    oOutlookApp.Quit
End If
'Clean up
Set oItem = Nothing
Set oOutlookApp = Nothing
End Sub


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"elisart" <elisart@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:A300AF80-ECD4-4B69-B2A1-AE4DBAD54B50@microsoft.com...
> Office 2007.
>
> I've set my email format to HTML.  When I email a word doc from the Word
> GUI, the Outlook message opens with the doc attached, but the message 
> format
> is Plain Text, which, among other things, ruins my formatted signature.
>
> This is a new laptop (Windows 7) and Office 2007 install. I have four 
> other
> systems with Office 2007 and do not experience this problem, including
> another Windows 7 system, XP, and Vista. 


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