I have gotten several request regarding sending attachments using Outlook
2010 and 2013 in Outlook or directly from Word.
So the next few days are dedicated to those questions.
I have not yet jumped into Windows ten.
Things to ponder:
Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars
to look at things on the ground?
Did you ever stop and wonder..
Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, 'I think I'll squeeze
these pink dangly things here, and drink whatever comes out?'
Fact of the day;
The Green Zone Golf Club is on the border of Finland and Sweden: half the
holes are in one country and half in the other.
Bruce Lee was Hong Kong's 1958 cha-cha dance champion.
Sending an attachment directly from Word 2010 or From Outlook by Attaching a
*i. Sending an attachment directly from Word 2010:
1. open Word 2010.
2. Type up the document to send.
3. Press alt plus the letter f, followed by letter D, followed by E and
finally the letter A.
4. Outlook will open to a blank message and the cursor is placed in the to
5. Enter a recipient's email address.
6. Tab down to subject and enter a brief line.
7. Tab once more to the message body field.
8. Type your message and press alt plus s to send.
The document you typed in Word is sent as the attachment.
*II. Saving a file and then sending it as an attachment from Outlook 2010:
1. Use whatever method you are comfortable with opening Word.
a. I have a shortcut made up of alt plus control plus the letter w. on my
I will send directions how to create shortcuts for the most commonly used
Office 2010 programs later this week.
b. Word can also be opened from the all programs menu.
c. You can also open Word in Windows Seven and above by pressing the start
button, (windows key.)
Mouse users can click on the start menu.
Next type in Word with the W being in uppercase. Microsoft Word 2010 is
the first choice that pops up. Press enter or click on the Microsoft Word
2. Type up the document to be sent as an attachment.
3. When ready to save, Press control plus the letter s.
4. Press shift plus tab twice if using Windows seven.
If still using Windows-xp, shift tab once.
5. Navigate to the drive or folder where you wish to save this file.
Navigating to a location for saving is down by arrowing down to a drive
folder and hitting enter on it. If you are not in the folder or drive you
wish to use, j ust hit backspace and arrow down to the drive or folder of
your choice and hit enter.
6. Press alt plus the letter n and make sure the correct file name is in
this edit field.
7. Press alt plus s to save the file.
8. Now open Outlook 2010.
This can be done in the same ways mentioned above. Here they are again.
a. Access the start menu by hitting the start button, or clicking on the
Next type in Outlook.
Lastly, hit enter and the program opens.
b. You could also have someone write a shortcut key combination on the
desktop as in alt plus control plus the letter m for mail.
c. Lastly, Outlook is under all programs under the Microsoft 2010 sub-menu.
9. Once Outlook is opened, press control plus the letter n to open a new
10. Type in a recipients email address. In many cases, entering the first
few letters of an individual's email address will cause the line to be
completed by Outlook.
11. Tab down to subject and enter a brief line.
12. Tab again and enter in your message.
13. Press alt plus the letter n followed by the letter a and finally the
14. Press shift plus tab twice if using Windows seven or shift tab once if
15. Navigate to where the file is saved you wish to send and hit enter.
The file is now attached.
16. Press alt plus the letter s. The email is sent.
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