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Sending a document by e-mail

You also need an Internet/intranet connection.

Open or create the document you want to send.

Click the File tab, then click Share, then Email.

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Click one of the following buttons:

Send as Attachment

Sends the Word document as an attachment. Recipients need the Word application to read and/ or modify the document.

Send a Link

Inserts a link to the message so that recipients can work on the same document. The document must be saved in a shared space.

Send as PDF

Sends a PDF version of the document as an attachment. Recipients need Acrobat Reader (available for free) to read the document unless they are working in the Windows 8 or 10 environment (they can use the Reader to read PDFs).

Send as XPS

Sends a XPS version of the document. Recipients need Microsoft .NET Framework (available for free on the Microsoft site) to read the document unless they are working in the Windows 8 or 10 environment (they can use the Viewer to open XPS files).

Send as Internet Fax

Sends a faxed copy of the document if you have a fax service provider.

Here, a copy of the Word document has been attached to the email message.

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The send e-mail window appears (here Outlook 2016). The attached document is represented by hypertext in the Attached box. The appearance of the attachment varies according to the file format (Rich Text, Plain Text, or HTML). For example, in the case of a Rich Text file, the attachment appears as an icon in the text field.

In the To box, enter the main recipient’s address, or the addresses of several recipients, using a semi-colon ...