Outlook PDF previewer

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ErikJan
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Outlook PDF previewer

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On a system I don't have Acrobat Reader installed anymore and now I see that my Outlook (MS365) has no PDF previewer anymore for PDF attachments.
That seems odd as Office (Word) can read PDF files (and Word and Outlook use more or less the same engine for editing).

Am I missing something?

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Re: Outlook PDF previewer

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According to Preview attachments in Outlook:
Outlook doesn't include a built-in PDF previewer.
You need a PDF reader that provides preview capability. I use Foxit Reader. Like Adobe Reader, it lets me preview PDF files in Outlook:

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OK thanks (still strange that WORD can read and display PDFs and so can Edge but Outlook needs an external viewer to do the same...)

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The ways of Microsoft are wondrous...
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