You cannot rename an attachment in an e-mail message in Outlook before you send the e-mail message


Symptoms


In Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, or in Microsoft Outlook 2002, you cannot rename an attachment in an e-mail message before you send the e-mail message. This problem occurs when the e-mail message uses the Rich Text Format (RTF).

Workaround


To work around this problem, rename the file before you attach it to the e-mail message.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.