Using PstViewer

1. You have probably already saved copies of the emails relevant to the case as MSG or EML files on your computer. If not, there are a number of ways of doing that. 

2. Once you have the MSG/EML files on your computer, start PSTViewer. Choose Settings from the drop down list and select the English date format dd/MM/yyyy and a time format of 24hr.

3. Tap the Export tab and select PDF - attachments imaged from the drop-down list. Tap Edit profile. Select a page size of A4. Select Root folder and navigate to and select the out folder which is to contain the temporary PDF copies.

4. Select File name schema and set up the PDF filename pattern like this:

tip: you have to drag the Sent button up to the line above three times, once to select date, once to select hh and once to select mm.   

Click OK OK to return to the main PSTViewer panel.

5. Create a temporary output folder on your Windows computer to contain the temporary PDF copies. Navigate to the temporary input folder containing the MSG files or EML files and select the emails you want to create the temporary PDF copies of. Then tap the Export button. Temporary PDF copies will then be created in the temporary output folder with filenames in the format 2017-03-27  Email at 22.25 John Smith to Paul Jones


The information on this page about specific computer techniques is provided for information purposes only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date at the time it was written but no responsibility for its accuracy, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed by me. You should satisfy yourself, before using any of the techniques, software or services described, that the techniques are appropriate for your purposes and that the software or service is reliable.

Any explanation about naming conventions or other matters in the context of tribunal or court procedure is only an overview and in order to be reasonably concise I have had to leave some details out - details which are likely to affect what the procedural law would say about your own situation. So please do not rely on the above but contact me for advice.

This page was lasted updated in July 2020. Disclaimer