Adding Attachment to Emails
Adding an attachment is a preferable way to send a report, an assignment, or lengthy information to others via email.
 
MSN:
  1. After composing your letter, while still in the "Compose" mode, click on the "Add/Edit Attachments" button.
  2. When the new screen opens, click on the "Browse" button to locate the file that you wish to attach.  The "Choose file" window will open.
  3. Click on the "Look in" box to go to the location where you have saved the document/file (Desktop/ Floppy/My Documents, etc.)
  4. When you have opened the correct location, click on the file's title. Click "Open."
  5. After clicking "Open," the "Choose file" window will close and the file name will appear in the "Find File" box on the original Attachments screen.  Click on the "Attach" button and the file will appear in the "Attachments" box at the right of the screen.
  6. If you wish to add another attachment, repeat steps 2 - 5 above.
  7. When you have finished adding your attachment/s click on "OK."  The Attachment window will disappear.  Your letter will re-appear with the file title listed in the "Attachments" area.
  8. Complete and send the letter as directed in another tutorial.
OUTLOOK:
  1. After composing your letter, click on the Attachment icon on the toolbar, illustrated with a paperclip.  The "Insert File" window will open.
  2. Click on the "Look In" box for the location where you have saved the document/file that you wish to insert (Desktop, Floppy, My Documents, etc.)
  3. After selecting the correct location, select the file's title and click "Insert."
  4. The "Insert File" window will close.  Your letter will re-appear with the attachment illustrated within the email message, or at the bottom of the window.
  5. If you wish to add another attachment, repeat steps 2 - 4 above.
  6. When you have finished adding your attachment/s, complete and send the letter as directed in another tutorial.
YAHOO:
  1. After composing your letter, click on "[Attach Files]" located below the subject line.  The "Attach Files" window will open.
  2. Click on "Browse" to select your file.  The "Choose File" window will open.  There are spaces for adding up to three attachments.  Note that you cannot attach more than three encoded megabytes per letter.
  3. Click on the "Look In" box for the location of the document/file you wish to attach (Desktop, Floppy, My Documents, etc.)
  4. After selecting the correct location, select the file's title and click "Open."
  5. The "Choose File" window will close.  The title of the document will appear in the space next to "File 1:" on the "Attach Files" page.
  6. Repeat steps 2 - 5 to add one or two additional files.
  7. When you have finished selecting your file/s click on the "Attach Files" button near the bottom of the window.
  8. You will be informed of your successful attachment with a "Files Attached" window that will list the file/s with a paperclip icon next to it/them.
  9. Click "Done," and this window will disappear.  Your letter will re-appear with the attachment/s listed in the Attachments section, just below the subject line.
  10. Complete the letter and send as directed in another tutorial.
 
 
 
 
 
updated: 1-19-07