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I have an end user who has been able to select a group of files, then click "send-to an email recipient" and have them show in the same order they are listed in the file folder.  Now, it appears to add the attachments in a random order.  I checked to see if Outlook was ordering them by date, size or application and it doesn't appear to have a pattern.  

The OS is Windows Vista and the application is MS Office 2007 Professional Edition.
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This may seem a strange suggestion but give it a go...
When you go to select the attachments, you have them sorted alphabetically already (clicking on the Filename heading to sort), then click on the first item normally - (I presume all the files that you want to e-mail are all together in the one folder), now hold down the shift key while pressing the down-arrow key on the keyboard until they are all highlighted.  now right-click on the FIRST ITEM, then do the send to --> Mail recipient.
Hey presto!  They're in the right order.
This also works if you click item #1, then Ctrl-click item #2, etc., then the important bit is that you right-click on the FIRST ITEM.
I found this out aftre frustrating copies of MP3 tracks which changed order when copied to a USB flash MP3 player.  The same thing applies to your mail attachment sending.

Best of luck!
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Hi dananorman, have you tried my suggestion?  I tried it again & again, and it always works!
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The answer to this question shows that it's not always true about being able to right "anywhere" in the highlighted area.  Thank you for answering the question for me.
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