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How do I copy from 2016 Outlook to document folders?

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How do I copy from 2016 Outlook to document folders?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Software
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

How do you want to copy, what, to what format or place, please?

(Also please tell me, is this an operation done on a Windows PC, or on an Apple computer?)

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
windows pc
For instance, copy an e-mail text to Documents:robin
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 year ago.

OK, so what you want to do is to copy the text content of an email into a document file stored in Documents, on a Windows PC.

I am preparing your answer now...

Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 year ago.

Try this:

First select the email (or emails) that you want to have in Documents as a text file.

Then, go to


then go to

Save As

and select the File Type of


(or if there are several choices, select 'Text for Windows' or else 'Tab-separated values MS Windows' or the like - ask me if the choices are puzzling.)

And then type in a file name for your Document text version of the email or emails, and then click on Save or similarly complete the operation.

Does this answer your question? if so, please rate my answer.

If you need more information or this instruction does not seem to fit your Outlook 2016, let me know and I will continue to assist you.