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

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Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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: 09/25/2006 22:28:51 - Revision: 4.2

  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
  • kbprb KB839372
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