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HOW TO: Send a Word Document as E-Mail in Word 2000

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SUMMARY
This article explains how to use Word 2000 to send a Word document as e-mail.To send your document through e-mail directly from Word, follow these steps:
  1. On the File menu, point to Send To, and 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 the "How to Install Microsoft Outlook" or "How to Install Microsoft Exchange" sections of this article.

  2. In the Profile Name box, click Microsoft Outlook or MS Exchange Settings, and then click OK.

    Word adds an e-mail header to the document.
  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. Click Send a Copy.
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How to Install Microsoft Outlook

The following instructions apply only to Word 2000 as part of MicrosoftOffice 2000.

NOTE: Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

To install Microsoft Outlook, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), or Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-based systems:

      Click the Install/Uninstall tab, in the Components list, click Microsoft Office 2000, and then click Add/Remove.

      -or-
    • Microsoft Windows 2000-based systems:

      In the Currently installed components list, click Microsoft Office 2000, and then click Change.
  4. In the Microsoft Office 2000 Setup dialog box, click Add/Remove.
  5. Click to select the Microsoft Outlook check box.
  6. Click Change Option.
  7. Click to select the Microsoft Exchange Server Support check box, and then click OK.
  8. Click Continue.
Microsoft Outlook is now installed.

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How to Install Microsoft Exchange

The following instructions apply only to Word 2000 as part of MicrosoftOffice 2000.

NOTE: Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

To install Microsoft Exchange, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Click the Windows Setup tab.
  4. In the Components list, click Microsoft Exchange.
  5. Click Details.
  6. Select both Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Mail Services.
  7. Click OK twice.
Microsoft Exchange is now installed.

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Article ID: 212332 - Last Review: 10/27/2002 11:29:00 - Revision: 1.1

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