I need a quick way to copy a picture to the body of an email.

When I drag a jpg onto an Outlook 2003 email, it makes it an attachment. But to copy the picture into the body of an email I need to open the picture in MSPaint, choose Ctr+A to Select All. Hit Ctrl+C to copy it to the clipboard, hit Alt+F4 to close MSPaint, then paste the image where I want it. That's fine for one picture, but not for 20!

Is there an easy way that involves ragging the picture, perhaps with a special keystoke?

Thanks,
newbieweb
newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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gplanaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You should paste the image, not the file. If you copy (or drag) the file, the file is attached.

However, you can try to use the menu Insert -> Image. I think it will work.
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gplanaCommented:
Try to paste it ! :)

Just check you have the HTML format option checked on the e-mail, just because text e-mails doesn't allow images.

Hope it helps.
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
Pasting it is not the problem!

All the effort I desceribed was getting the picture onto the clipboard. When you drag it, you go from Windows Explorer to Outlook. I hoped for something nearly that easy.

I do not want to have to copy the image to the clipboard
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
There's the trick.  Insert -> Image.

Thanks!
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