How to attach file(s) to email messages

You can send files by email by attaching them to an email. The procedure is easy.

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Launch your email application, such as Microsoft Outlook, and create a new mail message by selecting "New Message."

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Type your message. From the "Insert" menu, select the "Attach a file" option. A dialog appears, where you can browse for the file that you want to attach.

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After locating the desired file, double-click on it. The file is then attached to the email message.

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Attach additional files by browsing for the desired files and double-clicking them. Alternatively, if you have more than one file that you want to attach, you can hold the "Ctrl" key to select multiple files to attach. The files you want to attach should now be highlighted.

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Click "Insert" in the lower right hand corner of the Windows dialog box. The highlighted files will be attached to your email message.Click "Send." The email is sent with attachments.