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How do I get attached pictures to show in the body of email I've received?

At work when pics are attached they show in the body of the
email. At home I have to open each one separately. I have looked and looked but
can’t find where to make them show up automatically without having to open each
one. Can you tell me where to find this setting?

This one’s tough because there are so many variables that aren’t specified.
But the bottom line is that it’s all about the email program you’re using. And
I’ll bet that they’re different programs at work and home.

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If you’re home email program isn’t the same as the one at work, it’s quite
possible that’s the root of the problem. Some programs don’t automatically show
attached pictures in, or below, the message body when you look at a message.
Outlook Express, for example, does. Outlook does not, and there’s no setting to
make it do so.

Another option is that perhaps your email program at home is “protecting”
you from embedded pictures. Check your security settings – Outlook, Outlook
Express, Thunderbird & others now don’t show pictures by default – you
might simply need to disable that or perhaps add the sender to a “safe senders”
list.

If you forwarded the mail from one account to another (say from work to
home), it’s possible that the mail client at work took the images embedded in
the message and changed them to be attachments. It’s possible that the sending
mail client either just does it that way, OR you received the mail as HTML or
Rich Text, and forwarded as plaintext. The later can’t show pictures, hence
would have to convert to attachments.

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56 comments on “How do I get attached pictures to show in the body of email I've received?”

  1. Dear Leo

    The flag on the righthand conner does not wave when the computer is serching or scaning please help! Veera

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  2. Dear Leo

    The flag on the righthand conner does not wave when the computer is serching or scaning please help! Veera

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  3. YES LEO……..I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO ATTACH PICTURS SOI CAN E-MAIL THEM OUT…………I WOULD VERY MUCH APPREICIATE YOUR HELP ON THIS MATTER,,,,,,,,,,THANK YOU…………

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  4. That depends on the mail program you use. Look for an “attach” menu, button or other type of control in the program. Check the mail program’s on-line help.

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  5. I am trying to send someone a comment on “myspace” and I want to attach a picture to it but can’t! What are the steps to attach a picture to a comment?

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  6. I am trying to send someone a comment on “myspace” and I want to attach a picture to it but can’t! What are the steps to attach a picture to a comment?

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  7. HOW DO YOU SEND A PICTURE WITH A COMMENT ON MYSPACE!?! I WANNA SEND A PICTURE INTO SOMEONE’S COMMENT BOX… HOW DO I DO IT!? Thanks…

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  8. I am trying to send someone a comment on “myspace” and I want to attach a picture i took to it but can’t! What are the steps to attach a picture to a comment?

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  9. OK boys and girls, here is how to send an image on a myspace comment. Use this code in your comment:

    However, use the URL of the image you want to send. To find the full URL of a photo on the web, right-click on the photo and select “Properties,” then copy the entire URL, including the HTTP:// part. Let me know if this helps.

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  10. I see this person having the same problem I do. It has got nothing to do with the e-mail program used, once this is something which happens with the Hotmail accounts, when opened through the IE Browser. I’m sure it has got something to do with the security settings of the browser, but I cannot find out which security tool is it for me to disable it, once I cannot see any tool related to website or e-mail pictures browsing.

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  11. I KNOW HOW TO PPOST PICS IN A COMMENT..BUT HOW DO U POST PICS IN A COMMNET WHEN THE PIC COMES FROM UR COMPUTER AND NOT THE INTERNET….IT DOESNT HAVE A URL ADDRESS…. PLEASE TELL ME

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  12. To the Net, I am new – after 3 years, over 6 years ago, of using Windows’95 or ’98 of work programs only – no internet. Henceforth, before getting my first PC, this Dell/Vista, I’d suffered through hours on three simple Internet tasks @ library. Last nite I got great set of pics coming through from same sender and wonder how I, a Net/Email novice can click on correct spot and avoid the grueling, frustrating hours of endless attempts as experienced previously @ town library. Thanks everyone for their understanding and direction and not “laughing out loud”!

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  13. How do i get rich text editor in myspace email .. sometimes it pops up when i click a few wrong buttons but i don’t know which ones i pressed; it loads by mistake. It looks really cool and want to use it.

    thanks

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  14. y cant i send a picture in myspace and y cant i have pictures in ma interest and about me ect:
    i need help fasssssstttttttttt!!! please get back to me.and how can i send a message in a different colour our style of writing
    How do i convert pictures from the internet onto my mypace profile?
    email me back plz with answers…x

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  15. Using yahoo mail, how do I attach pictures. I cannot get a clear answer.

    When you compose a new message click on the “attach” button, and then select the picture you want to attach.

    – Leo
    24-Nov-2008
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  16. Dear Leo – Related to this article, I have another scenario. When sending photos, my email program both embeds a photo, as well as includes the photos as attachments. Question: Does having embedded photos take up more space (size of email) than with the attachment alone? Therefore does it take up more space on the recipient’s drvie/memory? Thanks!

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  17. My wife used to right click on a photo and send to e-mail recepient and it would show up in the body of the mail without having to resize. After I updated using windows update it stopped working that way why? Using xp pro and outlook express.

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  18. I use Thunderbird.

    There are times when attachments don’t show and times when there should be pictures or images which should be in the body of the email. They don’t appear.

    ???

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