Compressing files


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Compressing files

Regardless of the type of file you're sending to someone, if you're using the Internet to send the file, whether via email or a web-based sharing service, another habit you should get into is compressing your files before sending them. When it comes to the web, file size still matters a lot and is a major determining factor in how long it takes to send and receive a file or whether you can send the file at all. Compressing a file does just what it sounds like. It makes the file smaller. Fortunately, Windows 7 has the built- in ability to compress files in the most popular compression format, the ZIP format. Let's see how it works. I have here at my desktop the three PDFs I created in the previous movie as well as the Word document they were created from.

Now I could easily open a new email message and drag all these files into the message as separate attachments. But you're going to find that compressing multiple files into a single attachment generally results in all the fil...

Compressing files
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Compressing files provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Computer Literacy for Windows 7

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Business
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