You cannot add an attachment to an e-mail message as part of the mail-merge operation in Word

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SYMPTOMS

When you perform a mail merge to send an e-mail message in Microsoft Office Word, you cannot add an attachment to the e-mail message as part of the mail-merge operation.

WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, publish the attachment to a Web site on the Internet. After you do this, provide the path link for the attachment in the body of the merged document that you are sending.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.

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Article ID: 839372 - Last Review: September 25, 2006 - Revision: 4.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
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