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Hands-On Microsoft Access: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Access Skills by Bob Schneider

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E-mail an Access Object

In both Outlook and Outlook Express, you can cut and paste a set of Access records or a table directly into an e-mail message. In Outlook, make certain that the Message Format box on the E-mail toolbar is set to either Rich Text or HTML. In Outlook Express, Rich Text (HTML) should be selected from the Format menu.

It's also easy to send a table, query, form, or report as an attachment. In the Database window or in the open object itself, choose File, Send To, Mail Recipient (as Attachment). Access displays the various formats that are available (see Figure 13.11).

Figure 13.11. You can attach an Access object to an e-mail in a variety of formats.

For a report, you'll notice an additional choice: Snapshot Format. A report ...

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