How to Insert a JPEG Into an Outlook Email As Part of the Body

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Embed an image in the body of your Outlook 2010 message.

The old saying "A picture is worth a thousand words" is still relevant in the 21st century. Sometimes the best way to communicate your message is to embed an image in the body of your email. Follow a few steps to insert a JPEG or any other standard-format image exactly where you want it in the body of your message, not as an attachment.


Step 1

Start Outlook 2010 if it is not already running.

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Step 2

Open the message that will contain the image.

Step 3

Position the cursor in the body of the message at the location where you want the image to appear.


Step 4

Click the "Insert" tab on the ribbon.

Step 5

Click the "Picture" icon in the Illustration section of the ribbon. This opens the "Insert Picture" dialog box.



Step 6

Navigate to the location of the image.

Step 7

Double-click the image. Outlook closes the "Add Image" dialog box and inserts the image at the location of the cursor.

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