Outlook 2007: The Easy Way to Insert Attachments or Copied Text into a New Message

Everyone who uses email has found themselves attaching files to email, or needing to send a copied blurb of text to friends or colleagues. Outlook makes this ultra simple to send these in no time flat.

To attach files:

1. Copy the file(s) from your Desktop, Documents folder, etc. (select the files and press CTRL+C).

2. Go to Outlook, make sure it is showing your Inbox.

3. Press CTRL+V.

4. A New Message will appear, with the file(s) attached to it.

A single attachment will have the file’s name as the Subject

Multiple attachments will leave the Subject line blank.

5. Address the message and add any necessary text.

6. Send the message.

To insert copied text:

1. Copy the desired text from a document, webpage, etc. (select the text and press CTRL+C).

2. Go to Outlook, make sure it is showing your Inbox.

3. Press CTRL+V.

4. A New Message will appear, with the copied text inserted into the body of the message.

5. Address the message, input a Subject and add any necessary text.

6. Send the message.

Another quick way to create messages is to use a simple drag and drop in Outlook.

 

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