Don’t open Word attachments in Reading Layout

When I receive a .doc attachment in Outlook, and double click on it, Word opens it in Reading Layout (two pages side by side) instead of normal mode. Opening a document outside of Outlook opens normally inside Word. Is this a Word issue or a Outlook issue, and how do I fix it?

That is a Word option. Outlook doesn’t control how attachments are being opened.

To change this behavior and always open the message in the Print Layout;

Word 2003
Open Word-> Tools-> Options-> tab General-> Allow starting in Reading Layout

Word 2007
Open Word-> Office Logo-> Word Options…-> section Popular-> Open e-mail attachments in Full Screen Reading view

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