How to see the source code HTML of a mail message

In this article it is explained how to see, but not to modify, the source code HTML of the messages created with Outlook Express.

Author: Emilio C.S.
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Outlook Express

In order to see the source code HTML of the messages created or received by Outlook Express, it follows these steps:

  1. It clicks in the message whose source code wishes to see and, in the menu File, clicks in Properties.
  2. In the card Details, it clicks in Code of the message.

Mail (Mac OS X)

In order to see the source code HTML of the messages created or received by Mail, it follows these steps:

  1. It selects the message whose source code wishes to see and, Message goes to the menu superior Visualization/and selects Source without format or uses the direct access Alt + Commando + U.

Microsoft Outlook 2003/2007

In order to see the head of a message created or received by Microsoft Outlook, it follows these steps:

  1. It clicks with the right button on the message whose head wishes to see and, in the menu selects to Options ….
  2. In the new window Options of message it can see the information of the head of the message in the Internet field Headed.