Outlook 2007 has features changed

outlook2007.jpgNew Outlook 2007 Microsoft is including some major changes, both good and bad. The biggest change is that pops out, and this will change the way html emails are rendered on outlook, until now Outlook has used Internet Explorer for rendering HTML emails, but starting with Outlook 2007 Microsoft is using Word to render HTML images.This wont be a problem for people who dont recieve many html emails but for others, who actively do get HTML newsletters it will be a big noticable change. The Word HTML rendering engine is far less feature rich and compliant than Internet Explorer is.

This means your HTML emails and newsletters will have to go through a huge design changes in order to be compliant with Outlook 2007.

The Active Campaign Monitor Blog has a great write up on the biggest changes to look out for. You can download a tool from Microsoft that will help you in validating your HTML for Outlook 2007.

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