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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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Attaching Files to Email Messages

Once new Internet users get the hang of using their Web browsers and email programs, nothing causes more frustration than file attachments.

An attachment is a file (any type—a picture file, word processing document, anything) that's attached to an email message so that it travels along with the message. The person who receives the message can detach the file from the message and use it.

The following example shows how to attach a file to an email message in Outlook Express. You'll send that message to yourself, so you can also learn how to detach and use a file attachment you receive. Note that the steps are similar ...

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