Where did my Ribbon Bar commands go?

Some time and somehow over the last couple of days, my Outlook email started showing up with the Ribbon Bar tabs appearing but none of the commands underneath them. To do anything with my email, I had to click the Messages tab to get all the related commands. Since this had One Minute Office Magic tip written all over it, I decided to figure out what I did and how to fix it.

Expiring mail in Outlook

There’s a feature in Outlook that allows you to send an email that “expires” at a certain date and time. Sandra and I were discussing it the other day, and we really didn’t know what it would do. I decided to figure it out for today’s tip. 🙂

Zooming the text in an Outlook email

Depending on the quality of your eyesight (and the font size choice of your email sender), you might find that you need some extra “help” in reading the text in a particular email. Outlook provides a couple of ways that you can easily zoom in and increase the text size of your email.