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Old 08-05-2010, 07:55 AM
amanno1 amanno1 is offline Removing XML Smart Tags? (Annoying!) Windows XP Removing XML Smart Tags? (Annoying!) Office 2003
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Out of nowhere this morning, these pink parenthetic-like tags (after a little research, I believe these are Custom XML Smart Tags?) started showing up in my Email Signature.



While I realize that these can't be seen when the email is sent, they're annoying the **** out of me.

Anyone know how to remove these? I have followed instructions to remove smart tags, and nothing is working. They're pink, they look like big, fat parentheses, and I want them gone.

Can anyone help? Thanks!

Edit: Now I cannot type capital letters in Outlook unless the Caps Lock is on......

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1337 1337 is offline Removing XML Smart Tags? (Annoying!) Windows XP Removing XML Smart Tags? (Annoying!) Office 2007
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from the Tools menu, select Customize

select the Toolbars tab

check the XML Structure box

on your new toolbar, there should be a little checked box labeled "Show XML tags in the document"

uncheck it!

this worked for me, I hope it solves your problem (at least one of them)
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emc_consulting emc_consulting is offline Removing XML Smart Tags? (Annoying!) Windows 7 64bit Removing XML Smart Tags? (Annoying!) Office 2003
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This posting inspired me to find the solution for the same problem in Outlook 2003. I could not find an "XML Structures" box under the toolbar tab as was suggested in the first post for Office/Outlook 2007.

But in Outlook 2003, under Tools / Customize, choose the middle tab
"Commands", in the left menu Categories, choose "view", then in the right menu Commands, scroll down and find the button "Toggle XML Tab View", then drag this button out of the menu and drop up in your Outlook toolbar, then click it. Voila! The pink xml tags vanish.

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