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Outlook 2007 Message Split View

When responding to a forum post, isn’t it nice to be able to have the original message scrollable separate from where you are typing your response?  Do you wish there was a way to do this when replying to a horrendously long email in Outlook?

 The other day, I accidentally found out how to do this.  Anytime you are viewing a message in its own window, just hit Ctrl+Alt+S.  When you do this, a separator bar will appear which you can then place anywhere on the message that you would like it to be split.  Once you have it where you want, just left-click your mouse and your view will now be split.  Each section will show the whole message and allow you to scroll them separately.  If you want to remove the split, just hit Ctrl+Alt+S again and it will be removed.  You can also move the split at any time.

It’s a nifty little feature that I definitely plan to take advantage of.


John Rennemeyer is a software engineer that started his own development company MuvEnum, LLC in 2005. Born in Utah, he is a father of six, husband of one, and grandparent of none. His current programming passions include Xamarin, WPF, SharePoint, and their supporting technologies. His current non-programming passions include spending time with his family and hanging out with friends while enjoying food and fun. How's that for specific?