Questions tagged [attachment]

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In Gmail, how can I attach an attachment from one email to another, without saving the attachment first or forwarding the message?

I often need to attach attachments from one email (or multiple ones) to another, without wanting to forward the original message. In a desktop client I would simply click and drag the attachment from ...
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How to view an attached email in Gmail?

If I receive an email, where somebody has attached an .eml file, how do I view that in Gmail? I'm presented with a link to "View as Text" or "Download". If I "View as Text", I get the raw view of the ...
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Sending a new mail with another email as an attachment in Gmail

How do I attach an email from a previous conversation or mail to a new message in Gmail? Forwarding isn't feasible as I need to attach more than one email in a new message to my client. Is there any ...
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Forwarding as attachment instead of inline using the GMail web client

Everytime someone sends a mail to my company's support email address, it reaches my boss. He then forwards the mails to whoever of us he thinks could be helpful, usually with a message like "Could you ...
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Download embedded-images attachments from Gmail

Usually, Gmail offers a link to download all attachments. However, someone sent me a HTML e-mail where the attachments are images inside the e-mail. They are technically attachments, but there is no ...
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What does the Gmail “Send without sharing” feature do when sending an attached file from Google Drive?

In Gmail, when sending a message with an attachment from Google Drive, there are three options: Share & send Cancel Send without sharing If I choose the "Send without sharing" option, will the ...
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How do I delete attachments, in bulk, from messages in Gmail?

I'd like to free up some storage space and delete attachments from most/all the messages in my Gmail. I've long since downloaded and used any attachments I need or care to keep. How can I delete ...
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Send .exe (etc.) file via Gmail *without* needing special actions by the recipient

I read through this: How can I send a Windows executable via Gmail? (and similar questions here and on SO), but all of the answers I came across rely on the email recipient doing something special ...
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Can I customize the Gmail missing attachment alerter?

I often forget attachments. I have the alert on, but I tend to use "Here is the document" instead of a variation of "attach" as in "The document is attached". Can I add the phrase "here is" to the ...
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Saving a Gmail attachment to Google Docs

Is there a way to save an email attachment in Gmail to Google Docs?
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Why doesn't Gmail show embedded images? It works on iPhone's Mail app

I'm using Google Apps and sending/receiving mail with other users inside this domain. I'm receiving messages with inline images (posted in the middle of sentences) but these inline images are ...
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Is there a way to change an attachment name after uploading to GMail

Often I would like to change the name of a file that I am attaching to an email. Off course I could change the filename locally, but that would mess up my own "scheme of things". Is there a way to ...
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Attaching SkyDrive files to Hotmail emails

I love SkyDrive, but find it frustrating when I want to attach a file that's on my SkyDrive to a new Hotmail message. I have to download the SkyDrive file to my computer and then attach the file to ...
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Decoding base64/quoted-printable attachment from Gmail

Sometimes, mostly Outlook users, sends me an email message with another email message embedded in it. It is done in Outlook by dragging an existing email message into the window where you're composing ...
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Is it possible to move attachments between cards on different lists in Trello?

Another member of the team added an attachment to the wrong card in Trello. Is it possible to move this attachment to the correct card on another list (same board) without downloading, deleting, ...
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How do I find messages in Gmail that have attachments?

I know I can see which messages have attachments by the 'paper-clip' icon, but I need to find messages from a certain sender that have attachments. Is there a way to do this?
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How can I strip attachments in old Gmail email? [duplicate]

I have a load of messages with attachments. I want to keep the email but get rid of the attachments. This will free-up a load of space.
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How to display a card cover completely

I tried to add a card cover to my card and thought that helping the cropper would give good results. So I uploaded an image of 320x100 (see these specs). The image gets cropped to a 70x50 image and ...
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How do I search within an attachment in Gmail?

Gmail allows me to search using the operator as has:attachment *.txt How do I further filter this to search for a specific word in a file? E.g. to search for a PDF that contains the word ...
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How to download all images from Gmail messages?

I have a huge number of e-mail messages saved in Gmail with single image (snapshot.jpg, ~500Kb each) attachments. Some messages are combined into e-mail chains (but not all of them due to e-mail chain ...
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Send email with an attachment located in Google Drive

I want to send a PDF attachment located on Google Drive from a Sheet. Code I'm using is: function sendEmails() { var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var startRow = 2; // First row of ...
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Gmail canned response with attachments

I would like to store an email messages with text and attachments as a sort of canned response. This is particularly useful since I sometimes feel it necessary to send out a pre-crafted message to ...
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How to change maximum size of Google Group file attachments?

I looked for this over the net and on support.google.com but found nothing. I've got a Google group and if I send a mail with a size more than 8MB I'll receive a failure message due to max size ...
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How do I get Gmail to recognize all attachments?

Attachments in Gmail are marked in threaded view with a paperclip icon next to each message that has an attachment and also in the search results as with the first message below: However, sometimes ...
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Download attachment in Gmail that's falsely identified as 'Virus found'?

I intentionally saved something very sensitive among a lengthy text file named xxxx.dll and saved as an attachment in my Gmail inbox as an email. Now that I needed it and tried to download it, Gmail ...
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Replace Gmail attachments with Dropbox/Google Drive download link

Is there any service, extension or webapp that scans all my incoming and existing email and uploads all attachments within the emails to Dropbox or Google Drive? This would allow for smaller inboxes ...
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How to replace Gmail “Add to Drive” with “Add to Dropbox”?

I like Dropbox more than Google Drive. Currently when there is an attachment in GMail, there are two buttons - download and add to GDrive. Can I somehow replace or add a Dropbox button?
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Sending attachment — error message in Gmail / Google Apps — how to send this file?

I'm emailing some psd files with Gmail / Google Apps. They are above the 25mb send limit, so I'm zipping them. I sent a few successfully, but one file now won't send—I'm getting the error message: ...
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When are attachments transcoded in gmail?

With a internet connection which charges based on data transfer (like 20 cents per 100KB), is it good to send binary content like pictures and videos by gmail or any other web based mail? I know that ...
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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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How do I add an image to a comment in Trello? [duplicate]

I like that I can add images to a card in Trello but I would really like the ability to add an image to a comment in trello (without resorting to a third party embed.ly link). Has anyone come across ...
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Is there any way to organize attachments?

Is there any way to organize attachments in cards? I got a lot of attachments in my project cards and I would like to organize them in some kind of folder or groups.
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Email attachment progress bar

When I attach a file to be sent in an email is the progress bar that displays the file being encoding to MIME or is the file being upload to a server?
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How to find the last email with an attachment in an email thread

In a very large email thread, is there a way to find the last email with an attachment?
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How does an app like GMail handle attachments?

If I attach something to a mail which I send to 100 people and then each of them might then forward it again somewhere, how many copies of the attachment are the on the servers? When would a new copy ...
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Web mail that can view .eml attachments [closed]

Is there web app that can open .eml attachments properly?
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Send an email with attachment using Google Apps Script [duplicate]

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a list of emails. I want to build a routine that send email automatically to those email addresses. I also want to attach a PDF to this email. The PDF file is located ...
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Finding all images, documents, etc. in Trello

How can I find all images or documents attached to cards? *.jpg or 'png' doesn't work.
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How can I get a list of all people I have sent a given attachment to with Gmail?

I wish to create a contact list of all people have I send an attachment to that contains the word “CV”, how do I do this?
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Retrieve large attachments sent a while ago in Gmail over Google Drive

About a year and a half ago, I sent an e-mail from Gmail with a large .ZIP archive (~90MB). Because the attachment was too large for Gmail, it offered to send it by creating a link to Google Drive. ...
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Can I restrict access to an attachment to a Trello card?

Is there a way that I can define access to an attachment on a card in a Trello list. I only want project sponsors to be able to access a specific document. If there is no way to do this, will Trello ...
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“getAs()” error - send an email with attachment using Google Apps Script [duplicate]

I am very new to Google Apps Script and struggling. Here is my problem: Trying to send multiple emails via spreadsheet. Want to attach a PDF to those mails. Getting the following error: TypeError: ...
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Does Outlook.Com scan compressed attachments (or ANY attachments)?

My wife has Hotmail and asked me if a ZIP attachment is safe to download. I didn't know, actually, even though I felt 99% sure it was scanned automatically. However, I still don't know the official ...
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A Gmail embedded image that does not show up as an attachment

I know how to embed an image, but the receiver still sees an attachment icon and they are looking for an attachment. Does anyone know how to keep that icon from appearing on the receiving end?
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How can I send an email, with an attachment from the user's local storage, using Google Sheets Script?

I'm new to Google Script but quite experienced in Excel VBA. I'm trying to set up a Google Sheet to enable sending of a given document by email attachment to a number of recipients. I've got the email ...
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Create a Google Classroom assignment in which students cannot attach files

How can I create an assignment that only allows students to submit their answers via an attached form? I tend to assign questions to be answered via Forms, but sometimes students answer by attaching ...
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Send encrypted file attachment using Gmail?

My company uses Windows workstations, with Outlook email clients that connect to Gmail as our corporate email server. I used to be able to send any file that I wanted (within the size limit of <= ...
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How can I view all attachments that have been sent to me in the Microsoft Outlook web interface (OWA)?

How can I view all attachments that have been sent to me in the Microsoft Outlook web interface (OWA)? Ideally, I would like to have an option to filter by sender. I want to view the list of ...
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Emails from unknown sender with attachment

Today my Gmail login activity has shown me that I was twice logged in from a strange place and additionally, I found in my trash label two emails from (unknown sender) with subject 'Attachment' with ...
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Yahoo! Mail is not letting me attach files to send… [closed]

Yahoo! Mail is not letting me attach files to send. This problem started suddenly and inexplicably on 18 October 2011. I have tried multiple browsers. I have tried re-installing browsers. I have ...