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When you compose a message with an attachment by right-clicking the attachment, pointing to Send To, and then clicking Mail Recipient, your signature is not automatically inserted. This occurs even though Outlook is configured to add a signature to new messages by default.
This behavior occurs because the method of composing a message with an attachment that is described in the "Symptoms" section of this article does not use the signature and message format options configured in Outlook. The message is created in plain text format by default.
To work around this behavior in Microsoft Outlook 2003:
To work around this behavior in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and Microsoft Outlook 2010:
For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2544665/EN-US/ )Messages that are created outside Outlook do not include the default Outlook email signature
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/147142/EN-US/ )XCLN: AutoSignatures Not Applied to Out of Office Messages
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/152963/EN-US/ )XCLN: AutoSignature Not Applied on MS Word Editor
Article ID: 249129 - Last Review: April 9, 2012 - Revision: 5.0