You may also want to add an Attachment to your e-mail. An attachment is a file that you send with your e-mail if it cannot be viewed within the e-mail text. This allows the receiver of the e-mail to retrieve the file for viewing in a different application, other than their Webmail. However, the receiver must have a proper application for viewing the file. Most images that you send can be viewed within a web browser, which most people will have. You can even send text files that you want the formatting to be retained in. However, this usually will need a program other than Webmail. DOC is popular format (Microsoft Word Document or Windows WordPad Document), as well as RTF (Rich Text Format).
To add an attachment, click "Browse", by the attachment box. This will open up a dialogue box that allows you to choose a file to attach to your e-mail. Use the drop-menu to choose the drive or location of the file. You can also attach multiple files. You do not have to click browse several times.
- If you want to choose all of the files shown in the window, press Ctrl+A on the keyboard.
- If you want to choose several files in succession, but not all of them, click the first file and the last file you want to select, while holding in Shift on the keyboard.
- If you want to choose several files that are not in succession, but not all of them, click the files you wish to attach while holding in Ctrl on the keyboard.
Once you have selected the files you wish to attach, click "Open", and then click "Add". Your files are now attached to the e-mail. If you accidentally selected a file that you do not want attached, click [Del] by the file you wish to delete.