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Outlook 2003 insert gif as part of html - not an attachment

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Hello,

I am running Outlook 2003 and would like to insert a gif file as part of my html message.

Can you please advise how I can do this, as the only options I have are attachments. I want my reciptents to see it when they click on my message rather than opening the attachment.

Thanks
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With the new email click in the body are of the email then got to the menu Insert > Picture.
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by:CrazyOne
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No keep in mind some of your recipents ISP may strip the image from the body of the email and make it an attachment. Not much you can to about that.
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by:shivsa
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this is because of the latest IE and office patches.
the security level is now high and thats why preventing u to view gifs in html. and coming as a attachment.
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by:CrazyOne
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Also some of your recipients may have there incoming email as text and in this case they will get the image as an attachment rather then part of the message body.
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Hi CrazyOne & Shivsa,

Yes I agree with all comments. I actually forgot as the last time I did this was a year ago when I was sending out a Christmas gif.

Much appreciated!

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You are welcome. :)
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Many thanks again - I hope you are earning a living out of helping people like me. You saved me a lot of time :)
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>>> hope you are earning a living out of helping people like me

All of us experts that trouble shoot here at EE do it for free.
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You are very kind! I have another question I am going to post now - it's not as easy as the last one.
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Ok
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