Four faster ways to attach a file to an email


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Four faster ways to attach a file to an email

Attaching a file to an email is probably one of the most useful features of Outlook. Sure, we all know about the Paperclip icon, but there are four other ways that are often faster. Let me show you. The first is to drag-and-drop. Occasionally, we'll have the email that we want to send and our My Documents or other folder on the screen. We can drag-and-drop and the file is automatically attached. If you'd like to send multiple files, drag a box around those files and drag them all together.

Likewise our second tip is to copy and paste rather than drag-and-drop. I can select an email, right-click, choose Copy, select a bunch of emails, right-click, and choose Copy, and then when I return to my email, right-click anywhere and choose Paste. They will appear as Attachments. Our third method is if you don't have an email ready to go. With any file selected, I can right-click on it, choose Send To, and then Mail Recipient.

Outlook opens a brand-new email with the file already attached...

Four faster ways to attach a file to an email
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Four faster ways to attach a file to an email provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the Outlook 2007 Power Shortcuts

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