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Can't see photo's directly in email using Outlook

Posted on 2004-08-27
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Heyya...

Ok...I just switched from OE6 to Outlook 2003 (prof.).  I imported all of my settings and emails.

When I was using OE and somebody sent me an e-mail with photos in it, the photos would show up directly in my email so I wouldn't have to click on every attachment just to view one photo at a time.

Now, when I open Outlook to view those very same emails with pics, I just get the attachments but the pic's are not in the body of the email message.  Does anybody know how I can change this setting so that when my friends send me pics, I don't have to open up each attachment one by one? Any info is greatly appreciated. :-).
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Outlook shows pictures in the emails only for HTML emails and Rich text. Other than that you have to view only using third party applications

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also make sure the image src in HTML emails are set as full path and not relative path.
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Thank you sunray. :-)

Ryancys, I don't understand what you are telling me...lol.  Can you put it in "not so computer literate terms". :-)  How do I set it to full path and not relative path?  Thanks for your help.
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I mean since your email body is in HTML format, your images should be linked to a website's image (full path), but not a relative path, like:

Use:

<img src="http://www.yourdomain.com/logo.gif">

instead of:

<img src="logo.gif">

otherwise you may not able to view your images directly from your email..
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