Using the Reading Pane in Microsoft Outlook 2019

The Reading Pane allows the user toview the contents of an email message quickly without actuallydouble-clicking on the email to open it. When set, you can use the downarrow on the keyboard (or click on each email message) to move from oneemail to another in the Message pane, and each mail message will displayits contents in the Reading Pane.

Options to position the ReadingPane to the right or bottom of the Outlook screen are available,or, alternatively, choose to turn it off completely. To use the Reading Pane, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the View tab. Select theReading Pane icon from the Layout group.
  2. Choose where you would like the ReadingPane positioned on the Outlook screen (Right or Bottom), or click on the Off icon should you wish to not display it,as illustrated in the following screenshot:
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  1. Click on the Options… icon todisplay the dialog box, where more changes to the Reading Pane are possible.

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