Solved

Why do attachments appear in different places?

Posted on 2004-09-01
3
164 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I can't figure it out.  Sometimes when I send an attachment it goes in the body of the email, other times it goes in a section on the header that says "attachments" What determines where it goes?

I have tried all kinds of things.  Using plain text, rich text, and html but nothing seems to make a difference.  Sometimes when I am replying to an emial it goes in the attachment place orther times it doesn't.
0
Comment
Question by:Fridkis
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Dufo G. Belski earned 250 total points
ID: 11955804
What version of Outlook?  And does it only happen when you are replying? In Outlook 2000 attachments are not shown in the body of a message for Plain Text or HTML, but in a little bar/area under the Subject line.  For messages in Rich Text, they still appear in the message body.

It doesn't matter what your default mail format is.  If the sender used plain text or HTML, your attachment in the reply goes in the header.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Fridkis
ID: 11955875
Many thanks.  It was when I send and now I see that if I change the default to HTML they go in the bar under the subject line.  The default I was using was Rich Text.  Sometimes these little things drive me crazy.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Dufo G. Belski
ID: 11956066
Glad to help.  It took me some getting used to.

For anyone else viewing this, I meant to say  "In Outlook 2002 attachments are not shown in the body of a message for Plain Text or HTML".
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Are you unable to connect or configure Hotmail email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007? Or Outlook.com emails are not downloading to Outlook? Lets’ see the problem and resolve Outlook Connector error syncing folder hierarchy (0x8004102A).
In this step by step procedure, you will come to know the details of creating an Outlook meeting in 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question