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WD97: How to Send a Word Document in E-mail

This article was previously published under Q140735
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SUMMARY
This article describes how to send a Word document in e-mail using Word97 running under Windows 95.
MORE INFORMATION
To send your document directly from Word via e-mail, follow these steps:

  1. On the File menu, point to Send To then click Mail Recipient

    NOTE: If Send To is not available on the File menu, you must install Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange. For more information, see "To Install Microsoft Outlook" or "To Install Microsoft Exchange," later in this article.
  2. In the Profile Name box, select Microsoft Outlook or MS Exchange Settings, and then click OK.
  3. Type the e-mail name of the recipient on the To line or select the e-mail name from your Personal Address Book.
  4. On the File menu, click Send.

INSTALLING AN E-MAIL PROGRAM

The following instructions apply only to Word 97 as part of MicrosoftOffice 97.

NOTE: Because there are several versions of Windows, the following stepsmay be different on your computer. If they are, please consult your productdocumentation to complete these steps.

Installing Microsoft Outlook

To install Microsoft Outlook, follow these steps:

  1. On the Windows 95 taskbar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Click the Install/Uninstall tab.
  4. In the Components list, select Microsoft Office 97.
  5. Click Add/Remove.
  6. Click the Add/Remove button on the Microsoft Office 97 Setup dialog.
  7. Select the Microsoft Outlook check box.
  8. Click Change Option.
  9. Select the Microsoft Exchange Server Support checkbox. Click OK.
  10. Click Continue.
Microsoft Outlook is now installed.

Installing Microsoft Exchange

To install Microsoft Exchange, follow these steps:

  1. On the Windows 95 taskbar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Click the Windows Setup tab.
  4. In the Components list, select Microsoft Exchange.
  5. Click Details.
  6. Select both Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Mail Services.
  7. Click OK, and then click OK again.
Microsoft Exchange is now installed.
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Article ID: 140735 - Last Review: 01/19/2007 15:33:19 - Revision: 1.1

  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
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